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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A Golfer’s Guide to Preventing Injury on the Green

A Golfer’s Guide to Preventing Injury on the Green

With golf season in full swing, so is the potential for injury. Although golf is considered a low-intensity sport that almost anyone can play, there are still risks involved. Contrary to popular belief, golfers are prone to experiencing injury more-so than even some of the roughest and toughest athletes out there. In fact, one study […]

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Golfer’s Elbow and Tennis Elbow – Preventing Chronic Pain

Golfer’s Elbow and Tennis Elbow - Preventing Chronic Pain

Chronic and uncomfortable elbow pain is one of the most frequent ailments that golfers face and, as many of you may know, is referred to as golfer’s elbow and tennis elbow. Golfer’s elbow is the commonly used term for medial epicondylitis, which is excessive inflammation of the common flexor tendon. This flexor tendon attaches the […]

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Baseball and Softball – Keep Your Budding Athlete Healthy

Baseball and Softball – Keep Your Budding Athlete Healthy

Baseball and softball put a unique set of stresses on an athlete’s body, especially young athletes that are still growing. As a result, injuries to the shoulder and elbow are very common. As we look forward to warmer weather and the start of the season, now is a great time to discuss proper training and […]

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