The rotator cuff is a group of four muscles that gives one the ability to rotate the shoulder by the attachment of tendons. As a person ages, the tendons tend to degenerate and become weaker.
Football season is approaching and safety is always in the forefront of the minds of parents, coaches and athletes. Football is responsible for about 250,000 head injuries a year according to the Brain Injury Association of America.
It is virtually impossible to eliminate injury in sports activities, but it is possible to reduce the incidence of injuries with proper preparation. First and foremost, is realizing what our aging bodies are capable of.
Each year knee injuries are among the most frequent causes of sports-related injuries in high school athletes. One of the most common injuries is damage to the anterior cruciate ligament, more commonly known as the ACL.
Recent evidence suggests that abnormalities in the shape of the hip joint may be the primary cause of activity-related hip pain in young adults (late teens to forties) and the subsequent development of osteoarthritis in adults.
Arthralgia, otherwise know as joint pain, is one of the most common symptoms that lead to a visit with an orthopedic physician. There are many causes...