Cold weather has a way of discouraging even the highly motivated exercisers, but most people can exercise safely during winter. In fact, there are several benefits to training in the cold! Learn about how to train safely in the winter here!
A concussion is an injury that alters the manner in which the brain functions. Generally, people assume that a concussion results in a loss of consciousness, but most do not! Learn more about concussions here!
503-ATHLETE is a dedicated sports injury hotline for athletes in PDX who are in need of immediate orthopedic care. Learn more about 503-ATHLETE in this newsletter!
Think you or your child is experiencing growing pains? Learn more about symptoms/treatments from a Orthopedic + Fracture Sports Medicine Specialist in PDX.
Hydration is important anytime of the year, but are you hydrating appropriately? Learn more about when and how to replenish your body with necessary fluids.
Prevention is certainly better than cure. The ACL is among the most common injured ligaments in the knee with over 70% being non-contact and completely preventable! Learn more about how you can better prepare yourself to avoid serious injuries to your ACL.
Ankle sprains account for nearly 50% of all sports injuries, and over 80% of all ankle sprains are a result of inversion or inward rolling of the ankle.
Most ankle sprains occur when you make a rapid shifting movement with your foot planted or turn your ankle in an unnatural position – like landing on another player’s foot or the ankle rolling out too far.