Sports

Helmet Safety – Do we know the truth? – Carl W. Nissen, MD

Participation in sports at all levels carries with it an inherent risk of injury.  Over the last decade, the issue of head trauma has expanded tremendously as the risk of and long-term effects of head trauma and concussions has become better understood and recognized.  The issue of head trauma and the use of helmets is… Continue reading Helmet Safety – Do we know the truth? – Carl W. Nissen, MD

Injuries, Sports

Treating Epicondylitis (“Tennis Elbow”) – Richard A. Bernstein, MD

Elbow pain can be uncomfortable and quite disabling. Fortunately, most cases of elbow tendonitis improve with simple noninvasive maneuvers.    The most common tendinopathies involving the elbow are referred to as epicondylitis; we typically refer these common problems as "tennis elbow" and "golfer's elbow."  Interestingly, however, most patients are neither tennis players nor golfers, but… Continue reading Treating Epicondylitis (“Tennis Elbow”) – Richard A. Bernstein, MD