In light of the tragic passing of long time NFL and NCAA coach Tony Sparano on Sunday July 22nd, a quick review of chest pain seems to be timely and appropriate. The first thing that needs to be said is Continue reading Chest Pain – Not a Straight Forward Diagnosis
LisFranc injuries are talked about in all sports as a season progresses, but what exactly is a LisFranc injury? The LisFranc joint complex are the bones and ligaments that form the arch in the human foot. It is a series Continue reading LisFranc Injuries- No it is not my French Cousin
Player X has a stress fracture or Player Y is out of practice because of persistent pain. This type of thing is heard frequently throughout training camp, preseason and the regular season. I thought I would explain the concept of Continue reading Stress Fracture – What in the world is that?
When is an ankle sprain not an ankle sprain? When it is a high ankle sprain. A high ankle sprain is actually an injury above the ankle joint occurring when excessive rotational stressors result in injury to the high ankle Continue reading Part 2 – High Ankle Sprains for Confused Sports Fans
Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries that sports fans hear about each season. Some athletes are out a week or two and others are out for months. Fans start thinking a player is injury prone, soft, or Continue reading Part One: Ankle Sprains for Confused Sports Fans
“Player X was injured in the game or practice” are the words every sports fan hate to hear. Even before the athlete is evaluated by the medical and training staff fans are wondering if an athlete will be able to Continue reading Post-Injury Evaluation of Performance; How It relates to NFL Sports Injuries