Dr Robert S Wolf is a specialized, Orthopaedic surgeon based out of Alabama who specializes in Knees, Shoulders and Sports related injuries.




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June 3, 2021

Robert S Wolf MD Sports participation by children and adolescents has become increasingly intense and focused over the past three decades.  Associated with this elevated level of sports specificity and training potency has been an increased frequency of injuries previously seen primarily in adult athletes.  Stress fractures, ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) injuries of the elbow, […]

May 7, 2021

ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) reconstruction is performed on approximately 100,000 people each year in the United States. It is one of the more common knee injuries sustained in athletic competition requiring surgical treatment. What should a patient know when they are forced to make decisions on such an injury? Ligaments are the soft tissue structures […]

March 8, 2021

If you are a parent or grandparent of someone competing in youth baseball, you will be involved in the preseason preparation ritual that is now occurring.  How do you get your future MLB star ready to play without overdoing it?  What physical complaints are serious enough to require down time or medical evaluation, and which […]

January 4, 2021

It’s 2021… Hallelujah! Congratulations! … if you’re reading this article that means you made it through 2020. What a year. It has been a rough one for almost everybody. The hardships of this year have forced us as a nation to re-evaluate priorities and adapt to challenges we have rarely faced. I am hopeful that […]

October 5, 2020

Weight training has become increasingly popular in the recreational athlete population over the past 10-15 years.  Some sources claim that 4 million people participate in crossfit workouts, and many others utilize upper body weight lifting to increase strength, burn calories, and improve function.  Consequently, the incidence of shoulder injuries associated with these activities has also […]

March 5, 2020

Shoulder Sports Trauma : Appropriate Treatment of Sprains, Separations, and Dislocations Vince Lombardi once said “Football is not a contact sport. Dancing is a contact sport. Football is a collision sport.” He was right. And when you or your family members are involved in collision sports like football (or soccer/wrestling/basketball/mountainbiking/etc) your shoulders may pay the […]