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The Disability You Don’t Have

Wheelchair Olympian Fencing
“I’m grateful to not be that guy.” How often do you say this to yourself when you see someone with an obvious disability? That same gratitude is what you need to feel when it’s you who are hurt.

CrossFit for High Schoolers

CrossFit for High Schoolers
In high school and even earlier, serious athletes are continuing to train year-round in their single sport. The result? A loss in general fitness and an increased injuries. CrossFit’s training platform may be the antidote.

Frozen Shoulder

Frozen Shoulder
Frozen shoulder. How quickly can it be thawed?

Why Microfracture Fails

Why Microfracture Fails
Microfracture surgery fails at an alarming rate ending the careers of many pro athletes. Fortunately, there are alternatives.

Patience

Patience
Many elements contribute to top athletic performance. Some are obvious—like diet and training—but another factor is more subtle.

Alternatives to Running

Alternatives to Running
For Runners, a tragic side-effect of knee arthritis or injury is sometimes the end of their running career. But take heart—there are some very good alternatives.

Concussions: What we choose to ignore

Concussions: What we choose to ignore
The risk of injury is a constant factor in our active lives. But we chose to put that out of our minds until we’re forced to confront it. At what point do we confront these risks, and hope? READ MORE from Dr. Kevin Stone.

OCD: Misnamed, But No Longer Mistreated

OCD: Misnamed, But No Longer Mistreated
Though usually self-healing in the young, a tongue-twisting condition called Osteochondritis Dissecans (OCD) can mean more serious trouble for adolescents. Advances in knee surgery may move this injury, like many others, into the “curable” realm.

Why R.I.C.E. is not always nice, and some thoughts about swelling

R.I.C.E. is not always nice: some thoughts about swelling
What happens in the tissues when the body is injured? How do you best treat an injury? Is R.I.C.E. (Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation) still the best way?

Stem Cell Therapy: Adult stem cells can boost healing of your joints

Stem Cell Therapy: Adult stem cells can boost healing of your joints
When we are injured, our body immediately begins the process of healing itself. Certain stem cells, called mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) play a critical role in tissue formation and healing.
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