Monthly Archives: July 2014

Suffering from an Ankle Sprain?

Did you know that an ankle sprain is one of the most common types of injuries? People of all ages may experience an ankle sprain and they can be very painful, even making it walking difficult. Ankle sprains are generally graded by severity ranging from a grade 1 ankle sprain which is less severe to a… Read more »

Clavicle Fracture, Concussion, and ACL Injury

Contact High School Fall Season Sports Injuries: Clavicle Fracture, Concussions and the ACL Injury The training for the fall sports season officially starts July 15th. High School Fall Season contact sports (football and soccer) bring about many injuries ranging from bumps and bruises to more serious injuries requiring surgical intervention. Among the more common fall… Read more »

Frozen Shoulder Treatment Without Surgery

Best Non-Surgical Treatment for Frozen Shoulder A frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, is a condition that occurs when the shoulder loses range of motion and becomes painful. A true frozen shoulder occurs when there is no other etiology for the loss of range of motion such as an underlying rotator cuff tear, impingement… Read more »

Stem Cells and Rotator Cuff Tear Treatment

Effect of Stem Cells in Improving Rotator Cuff Tears Healing Potential   It has been reported  that rotator cuff tears can affect more than 50 percent of people over age 60.  Despite the fact that rotator cuff surgery has improved in technique, failure rates still occur as high as 50 percent. Research has found that… Read more »

Osteoarthritis Treatment and Physical Activity

Light physical activity yields significant benefits for those suffering from osteoarthritis, according to latest research. Lead scientist Dr. Dorothy Dunlop at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University found that staying as physically active as possible is very beneficial to people a they get older. In a study with about 1,700 adults between 45… Read more »