Posts Categorized: Bone Mineral Density

Are You a Candidate for Subchondroplasty?

When your bones experience continuous wear and tear, they can develop stress fractures or bone marrow edema (also referred to as bone bruises or chronic bone marrow lesions). This is quite common in older adults; specifically women and can cause pain as well as physical limitations. A new joint preserving procedure called Subchondroplasty, provided by… Read more »

Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injuries: An Overview

The human elbow is an intricate part of the body. While it is essentially a hinge joint and looks fairly straightforward – the elbow is made up of a complicated series of bones, joints, and ligaments. Within the elbow the radius and ulna must rotate and slide with the humerus to bend or straighten the… Read more »

Female Athlete Triad – Prevention and Diagnosis

Understanding the Female Athlete Triad In 1971, before Title IX had past, it was estimated that 310,000 female athletes were participating in sports. In 2010 there were approximately 3,373,000 female participants. Over this period of time, a phenomenon described as the Female Athlete Triad has become an increasing concern for female athletes. An excellent review article… Read more »