Category Archives: Sports Injuries

Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Injury

The medial collateral ligament (MCL) is the most commonly damaged ligament in the knee. The MCL can be sprained or torn as a result of a blow to the outer side of the knee, by twisting the knee, or by quickly changing directions while walking or running. MCL injury most often occurs in athletes, although…
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Tendinitis

Tendinitis is inflammation of a tendon. This inflammatory problem typically stems from overuse or repetitive actions. Many  regions of the body are prone to tendinitis. Some of the most commonly affected tendons are the Achilles tendon, rotator  cuff tendons, biceps tendon, and patellar tendon. A thorough evaluation will take place on the first visit to…
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Sports Injuries

The goal of sport injury rehabilitation is to return an athlete to their sport as soon as is safely possible. The focus  of your treatment will be to decrease pain, improve range of motion and increase strength. Once symptoms decrease, your  treatment will incorporate skills specific to your sport. Toward the end of your rehab,…
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Muscle Injuries

There are three main categories of muscle injuries or dysfunctions. Muscle spasms, strains, and tears. Muscle  spasms usually occur early after an injury. This feels like tightness in the muscles in the area attempting to  protect that area. This is sometimes, but not always, painful. A muscle strain occurs when a muscle or the tendon …
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