Youth Sports

Little known fact about Concussions in youth athletes

Recent studies have shown that young female athletes (11-20 years old) take on average 6 days longer to recover from concussion related symptoms and return to their respective sport? Parents, pay close attention to your student athlete (boy or girl) to see if they continue to exhibit symptoms of a concussion, i.e. extreme fatigue, loss

By |January 25th, 2017|neck pain, Youth Sports|

Back of your knee pain? Could be your popliteus muscle

(picture courtesy of Essential Anatomy app) Let's talk knee pain. Pain behind your knee, especially after multidirectional activities, could be irritation of a small, but very important muscle called the popliteus. Remember, the knee is just not a simple "hinge joint" but rather has a small but critical amount of tibial internal and external rotation.

By |December 18th, 2016|Knee pain, Youth Sports|

Rehabilitation after shoulder separation (AC joint separation)

2 important rehab considerations for AC joint injuries: 40%-50% of all shoulder injuries sustained during sports involve the AC joint, with the most common being a "separated shoulder". A "separated shoulder" is actually a separation of the AC joint (acromioclavicular joint). The most common mechanism of injury is a downward force that tears/stretches the AC

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