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Why Should I See a Sports Medicine Physician?

Why Should I See a Sports Medicine Physician

When you hear the term sports medicine, it commonly conjures an image of an elite athlete having their ACL reconstructed by an orthopedic surgeon, or a severe fracture fixed surgically with plates and screws. However, most injuries to the muscles and joints of our body do not require surgery. Fortunately, there is an entire specialty […]

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Viscosupplements Offer Non-Surgical Knee Pain Relief

Viscosupplements Offer Non-Surgical Knee Pain Relief

Viscosupplements are a class of medications that are made up of hyaluronate, which is the building block of joint fluid and they have shown excellent results for patients with chronic knee pain. Knee osteoarthritis is a common disease faced by men and women as they grow older. It causes knee pain and swelling resulting in […]

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PRP Offers Non-Surgical Sports Injury Treatment

Non-Surgical Sports Injury Treatment

PRP Injections offer a non-surgical sports injury treatment and an alternative to corticosteroid injections. Chronic pain is an issue many people deal with daily, and it can have several different causes. For people that are physically active, sports are a common source of injury. For golfers and racquet sports participants, they even have their own […]

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Helpful Tips to Avoid Golf Injuries and Enjoy Your Round

Tips to Avoid Golf Injuries and Enjoy Your Round

Let’s look at ways to avoid golf injuries as New Jersey courses re-open. With winter and the six-week corona virus-imposed golf hiatus coming to an end, golfers will be grabbing their clubs and hitting the links starting this weekend. With all that time off, you’re bound to be a little rusty and, even a little […]

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5 Tips to Stay Active & Injury-Free While Staying Home

Stay Active & Injury-Free While Staying Home

Let’s look at how to stay active during the COVID-19 Crisis. Are you missing your regular work outs at your favorite gym? What about regular runs or walks on a local trail or track? How about that fun dance class with friends? National experts (American Heart Association) recommend at least 150 minutes of moderate intensity […]

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Young Athlete Concussions: Know the Signs and Next Steps

Young Athlete Concussions: Know the Signs and Next Steps

Concussions continue to be a prominent topic in the news. However, a lot of the conversations on TV revolve around athletes in professional and college ranks that have teams of medical professionals surrounding them to help diagnose and treat their injuries. Even at the high school level, there are frequently well-trained athletic trainers to guide […]

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Golf and Rotator Cuff Injuries

Golf and Rotator Cuff Injuries

It’s inevitable – If you’re an avid golfer, you have probably experienced some type of shoulder pain. As one of the most common complaints evaluated in the world of sports medicine, shoulder pain is frustrating and uncomfortable, but gaining a comprehensive understanding of why and how the pain develops can help you move past injury. […]

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Concussion Awareness

Concussion Awareness

When you hear the term ‘concussion,’ what do you think of? With talk of head injuries dominating the world of professional sports, especially in football, you may imagine a cringe-worthy collision between powerful opposing forces. Recent research has exposed the potentially detrimental effects of head injuries, even with the supposedly protective headgear worn by football […]

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Hot Treatment vs. Cold Treatment – The Oldest Rivalry in Sports!

Hot Treatment vs. Cold Treatment - The Oldest Rivalry in Sports!

“Should I use heat or ice?” is the most common question I get in the office from patients, especially athletes, looking to ease their soreness after exercising. Commonly, there is a lot of confusion as to which method is best, when to use which treatment, and what separates the two. Fortunately, we have a guide […]

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Tendonitis: Signs, Diagnosis and Treatments

Tendonitis Signs, Diagnosis and Treatments

What is Tendonitis?  You may have heard tendonitis referred to as tennis elbow, jumper’s knee or golfer’s elbow. Despite the many nicknames that the condition has acquired, they all signify excessive inflammation of a tendon, which is the structure that connects muscle to bone. It is typically caused by overuse of the affected area, often […]

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