Youth Sports Injuries
Fall is here and youth sports are going full throttle. With the increased specialization and focused intensity that has occurred over the past 20 years in amateur athletics, injuries have also increased, particularly over-use injuries. Approximately 30 million children participate in organized sports, with about 1/3 sustaining injuries requiring medical treatment. According to one recent […]
Meniscus Tears – What Are They And How Are They Treated?
You are playing tennis, cut left to return a down the line shot, but your knee decides to cut right instead. A quick twist, a pop, swelling, and pain – you’ve torn your meniscus. Tears of the meniscus are one of the most common injuries seen in orthopaedic practice, and arthroscopic treatment of meniscal injuries is the most common […]