When wintertime comes, people dust off their sleds, skis, and skates, and enjoy the crisp air while engaging in their favorite activities on the ice and snow. This season brings joy and adventure amid the winter chill. But winter sports bring the possible risk of accident or injury. These especially tend to happen due to […]
Do Sports Medicine Physicians Only Treat Athletes?
The term sports doctor sounds like a physician who works exclusively through sports clinics or is dedicated to serving professional and collegiate athletes. Although this medical field was initially developed for that purpose, sports medicine physicians today also serve fitness buffs, active retirees, and beyond. Sports medicine physicians can work with any individual who is […]
When Can I Exercise After an Ankle Fracture?
Whether it’s a misstep into a pothole on the city streets or ignoring the pain of running marathons until it was too late – an ankle fracture, or break, can be a major setback for those who suffer from it. Swelling, pain, reduced range of motion, decreased strength, and decreased balance are common impairments after […]