Whiplash – A Common Snowboarding Injury

I hurt my neck snowboarding. What can I do to make it better? Unlike skiing injuries, which typically involve torsional or twisting injuries at one of the joints in the […]

Osgood-Schlatter Disease in the Young Athlete

What is Osgood-Schlatter Disease? Osgood-Schlatter disease is an irritation of the patellar tendon at the tibial tuberosity. It is a common cause of knee pain in children and young teenagers, […]

Foot Orthotics

Do foot orthotics work and should I use them? An orthotic for the foot is an orthopedic device designed to adjust or accommodate for a variety of biomechanical foot disorders. […]

TMJ Soreness

I wake up with a sore jaw every morning. Is there anything I can do about this? The jaw, or Temporomandibular joint (TMJ), and surrounding muscles can often be the […]

Core Strength

I recently have heard people talking about the importance of core strength. Why is it so important? Your core muscles, consisting of the abdominals and gluteal muscle groups, are a […]

Acetabular Labral Tear

How do I know if I have a hip labral tear? The labrum is a ring of fibrous cartilage that follows the outside rim of your hip socket (acetabulum) that […]

Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (Shin Splints)

What are shin splints and how do I treat them? Medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS), commonly known as shin splints, affects many active children and adults. MTSS refers to a […]

Adjusting From Winter To Spring

I’ve been running on a treadmill and an indoor track. How quickly and when should I convert to running outdoors? It makes sense that training outside on the streets of […]

Patellar Tendinopathy

How can I treat my Jumper’s knee? Patellar tendinopathy (aka patellar tendonitis/tendinosis or “Jumper’s knee”) is a common knee injury, typically due to overuse. It is often seen in individuals […]

Minimalist Running

What is Minimalist running and what are its benefits/risks? Minimalist running is the use of shoes with very minimal support at the arch and sole of the foot. A true […]