Entries by nmortho

Shoulder Injuries in the Throwing Athlete

Article Featured on AAOS Overhand throwing places extremely high stresses on the shoulder, specifically to the anatomy that keeps the shoulder stable. In throwing athletes, these high stresses are repeated many times and can lead to a wide range of overuse injuries. Although throwing injuries in the shoulder most commonly occur in baseball pitchers, they […]

What are the symptoms of knee ligament injuries?

What are knee ligament injuries? Knee ligaments are the short bands of tough, flexible connective tissue that hold the knee together. Knee ligament injuries can be caused by trauma, such as a car accident. Or they can be caused by sports injuries. An example is a twisting knee injury in basketball or skiing. The knee […]

When to Worry About Neck Pain … and when not to!

Article by Paul Ingraham | Featured on Pain Science We fear spine pain more than we fear other kinds of pain. Backs and necks seem vulnerable. And yet most spinal pain does not have a serious cause. The bark of neck pain is usually worse than its bite. This article explains how to tell the difference. Please do seek care […]

12 Tips for Holiday Eating

You don’t need to deprive yourself, eat only boring foods, or take your treats with a side order of guilt. Instead, by practicing a bit of defensive eating and cooking, you can come through the holidays without making “go on a diet” one of your New Year’s resolutions.

Do I Need Carpal Tunnel Surgery?

If you have a severe case of carpal tunnel syndrome that hasn’t gone away with more basic treatments, surgery may be the best option. Find out when you’d need surgery, what’s it’s like, and how long it takes to recover.