At first glance, the game might look like any of its component parts from tennis, badminton and ping-pong. But for all its familiarity, pickleball is a unique sport that’s ideally suited for athletes of all ages. What is Pickleball? The game is played on tennis courts but requires only one-quarter the room. Unlike tennis, doubles […]
What do Athletic Trainers do?
All ATs are equipped with the skills necessary to diagnosis, treat, and rehabilitate acute or chronic muscle and skeletal injuries. The practice of athletic training also includes injury prevention.
ATs are trained to recognize general medical conditions, injuries and illness. They also possess the unique ability to write and communicate emergency action plans.
Youth Throwing Injuries
Tommy John Surgery has allowed many athletes to continue playing or even extend their careers with reconstructing a torn or damaged UCL with a tendon from somewhere else in your body (commonly the palmaris longus tendon). Although the procedure has helped in some ways, there are many misconceptions, as well as an acceptance of a […]
Treating Rugby Injuries
Rugby, played by over 6 million people worldwide, is now considered the United States’ fastest growing sport. Commonly compared to football, Sir Winston Churchill called it “a hooligans game played by gentlemen.” The goal of rugby is to carry the ball over the opponent’s goal line and force it to the ground in order to […]
In Your Corner with CORA: ACL Injuries
Your Health, Objectively. Treating Everyone Right. Last year there were over 400,000 ACL reconstructions performed, right on average in terms of the number of patients and increasing by the year. ACL injuries continue to be one of the most common injury seen by sports medicine professionals, orthopedic surgeons and physical therapists. Females are substantially at […]
In Your Corner with CORA: Meniscal Tears
Your Health, Objectively. Treating Everyone Right. Dr. Erol Yoldas, Orthopedic Surgeon at Orthopedic Specialty Institute (OSI) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and Joe Bernreuter, DPT, In-House Physical Therapist at OSI last week sat down with host Dr. Richard Lehman to talk about MCL Injuries. This week the same expert crew returns to address meniscal tears which […]