Injuries

Musculoskeletal Ultrasound: A Tool for Improving Quality and Care – Gene Tekmyster, DO

Ultrasound imaging is a modality that uses sound waves to produce images of soft tissue structures such as muscles, tendons and ligaments. It is safe and painless. Ultrasound imaging, also called ultrasound scanning, sports ultrasound or sonography, involves the use of a small transducer probe with a gel that is placed directly on the skin.… Continue reading Musculoskeletal Ultrasound: A Tool for Improving Quality and Care – Gene Tekmyster, DO

Injuries, Sports

Overuse Injuries – Carl W. Nissen, M.D.

Issues concerning sports specialization have increased significantly over the course of the past decade. Unfortunately, it is true that un-trained athletes and athletes returning back to their sport after a layoff, do improve rapidly if they specialize.  This rapid improvement in ability in these situations is used to justify continued single sport specialization. From a… Continue reading Overuse Injuries – Carl W. Nissen, M.D.

Injuries

Acromioclavicular injuries -Daniel M. Veltri MD

Acromioclavicular injuries (AC separations) are common shoulder injuries in contact sports.  The mechanism of injury is a fall onto the point of the shoulder or a fall onto an outstretched hand. The majority of these athletic injuries can be treated conservatively. We will outline the diagnosis and treatment of acromioclavicular injuries Anatomy The clavicle connects… Continue reading Acromioclavicular injuries -Daniel M. Veltri MD