In order to prevent knee injuries and manage knee pain, it is important for athletes to understand the causes of knee pain and implement effective injury prevention strategies.
When any of the parts of the knee joint are injured or damaged, they can lead to pain and other problems in your knee including limited motion or instability. The following steps can be taken to prevent a knee injury
While knee strengthening exercises do not affect the knee joint directly, they help strengthen the muscles surrounding it leading to better support for the knees. This provided support may help alleviate knee pressure and strain, which can also relieve pain.
As most of us know, Tiger Woods has been through many surgical procedures, including spinal fusion surgery. And unfortunately, the terrifying Tiger Woods car accident Tuesday in Los Angeles left him with open right leg fractures.
Knee pain from a fall can cause knee injuries as minor as a bruise to as severe as a torn knee ligament or a knee fracture. A torn ligament or a knee fracture might even require surgical intervention.
You can manage many acute sports injuries from home. In fact, this will be helpful before an appointment with your physician. There is no specific treatment regimen. Although, according to professionals, mild sports & exercise injuries can be treated at home. Treatment should be guided by the P.R.I.C.E protocol, Protection, rest, ice, compression, and elevation. These have [...]
Spine & Orthopedic Center Welcomes Orthopedic Surgeon & Sports Medicine Doctor, Kristofer Chenard, M.D.
Spine & Orthopedic Center (SOC) is proud to welcome Dr. Kristofer Chenard, M.D., to its elite team of physicians. Dr. Chenard is currently accepting new patients at our Plantation, Coral Springs, Deerfield Beach, and Boca Raton locations. Dr. Chenard's goal is to help his patients safely return to a full and active lifestyle. Furthermore, he is [...]
What are Tight Hamstrings? Let's first take a dive into what are tight hamstrings. The hamstring consists of a group of muscles, and these muscles run up the back and to your thigh. Typically, when you participate in sports, such as soccer, tennis, dancing, and running, this can cause tightness in your hamstrings. It's crucial [...]
What is Osgood-Schlatter Disease? Many people have never heard of Osgood-Schlatter disease, even though it affects about 21% of adolescent athletes. This condition is common in physically active children between the ages of 8 -15. Although it also occurs in less active children and teenagers who are experiencing a growth spurt. During this time, muscles, [...]
Tiger Woods brings home his 5th jacket from The Masters this past Sunday. This will be his 15th major golf tournament victory. His previous championship was over 10 years ago in 2008 when he triumphed at the U.S. Open. Two years ago in 2017, Tiger Woods had undergone his fourth back procedure. At this time, [...]