Injuries, Sports

Unique Hip Problems and the Pediatric Athlete: The Injuries You Don’t Want to Miss – Kristan Pierz, MD

Athletes who run, jump, kick, and slide are likely to strain some muscles around their hip.  In fact, strains and contusions are the most common injuries experienced in young athletes.  That being said, one should not assume that a child or adolescent athlete complaining of hip, thigh, or knee pain has “just a groin pull”… Continue reading Unique Hip Problems and the Pediatric Athlete: The Injuries You Don’t Want to Miss – Kristan Pierz, MD

Sports

Star Player on Your Team: Hygiene – Thomas G Ward, M.D.

Hygiene. Simply cleaning our hands, face and body. Soap and water. Sometimes taken for granted in all aspects of life including medicine and sports. In sports, wrestling is the sport that comes to mind where cleanliness is so important.  Rugby, football, hockey, boxing, and the new player on the field MMA can be impacted as… Continue reading Star Player on Your Team: Hygiene – Thomas G Ward, M.D.