The Difference Between the Male and Female ACL (Videos)

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This week, let's touch upon a topic that I get tapped to speak about regularly. With 20 years as the US Women's Alpine Ski Team Head Physician, I'm uniquely positioned to give advice on the unique differences between the male and female ACL. 

Read more here... posted: July 19, 2017
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What Is SCP?

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The results are early, but they seem quite promising in these patients.  You may be the right patient for this procedure if your pain seems greater than you would think from the amount of arthritis present, or the tenderness is actually on the bone rather than in the joint.

Read more here... posted: June 29, 2017
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What Does a Cortisone Shot Do?

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Cortisone is a 30 year old medication that we rarely use anymore.  While it is a very strong anti-inflammatory medication, it also had some destructive properties to the joints and tendons. 

Read more here... posted: June 20, 2017
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What Does a Torn Meniscus Feel Like?

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Severe symptoms are created when the torn meniscus folds into the joint space. Because of this, the knee will “lock up” or “catch”, feel wobbly or give out, and a significant amount of range of motion will be lost. 

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posted: June 15, 2017
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Recovering From a Meniscus Tear

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The Meniscus is a key component to participating in most athletic pursuits, from high-intensity sports such as skiing, basketball, and soccer, or even everyday recreational activities like walking, biking, or hiking.

Read More... posted: May 23, 2017
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3 Common Golf Injuries (Info-graphic)

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Although golf is not a contact sport, we still see our share of injuries. Here's an infographic you can share with your golfing buddies, detailing the common injuries and what you can do to combat them.

Click here to read more... posted: May 19, 2017
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5 Most Common Types of Sports Injuries

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Athletes play sports, and athletes get hurt. So what are some of the most common sports injuries? Let's take a look!

Read more... posted: May 12, 2017
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What Are Healthy Exercises for Aging Athletes?

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With most mature athletes, we want to introduce a program that consists of about 45 minutes of exercise. Doing this three or four days a week will create a big impact in terms of health and wellness.

Read More... posted: April 28, 2017
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What We Can Learn From Mikaela Shiffrin, Lindsey Vonn, and Resi Stiegler

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So what does it take to keep yourself healthy and strong while traveling all over the world? And what can we learn from these amazing competitors like Lindsey Vonn, Mikaela Shiffrin, and Resi Stiegler?

I'm going to share a couple of tips here for all you young up-and-coming athletes-- but these tips can apply to anyone trying to becoming better at their sport of choice or recovering/rehabbing from an injury.

Read More Here... posted: April 17, 2017
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How To Avoid Knee Pain While Losing Weight

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Now I want to identify some steps you can take to mitigate the chance of knee pain if you are overweight. It's time to get preventative! Let's talk about protecting those knees while still taking steps to lose weight in pursuit of a healthy lifestyle.

Read more here... posted: April 7, 2017
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