Keep moving . . .

Keep moving . . .

It may seem out of place to focus on running when there is so much snow outside! Many readers are probably waist deep and happy to be focused on their snow sports – I know I am. However, those committed souls targeting a spring marathon (or half) are ramping up training and entering into a… Read More »

Keep moving. . .

Keep moving. . .

Winter is here and our fair-weather runners have boxed up their shoes. Others, however, power on with facemasks and spiked running shoes, and those hoping to build up to a spring marathon are beginning to formulate their training routines. For this month’s contribution, I’m encouraging all of the runners out there to consider approaching this… Read More »

Achilles Tendonitis

By Jeff Albertson As winter settles in and runners take to the treadmill, sports medicine professionals will see a spike in Achilles tendonitis. One reason is that running on a treadmill increases load to the Achilles tendon. Also, runners tend to ‘mix it up’ on a treadmill (more hills, speed work, etc.) to keep from… Read More »

Keep Moving . . . Managing concussions

Keep Moving . . . Managing concussions

By Mike Woods The NFL season is well underway and multiple players (including some on my fantasy team!) are sidelined with head injuries. It seems timely to review some strategies for managing concussion. What is it? The CDC defines a concussion as “a type of traumatic brain injury… caused by a bump, blow, or jolt… Read More »

Keep Moving . . . Patellofemoral pain

By Jeff Albertson With fall sports underway, our clinic is seeing a spike of youth athletes reporting pain in the front of the knee. Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) is the most common injury seen in sports medicine centers and is frequently seen in runners and young athletes. What is Patellofemoral Pain? Rather than a true… Read More »

Keep moving . . . Swimmer’s shoulder

By Jeff Albertson If you’re anything like me, you couldn’t get enough of the Olympics. We had it on at the clinic all day. It’s one of the only times my kids are allowed to watch TV during the week. I love it! With rivalries, drama, and cupping bruises, swimming was especially fun to watch… Read More »