Why You Don’t Need An X-Ray for Your Ankle Sprain

Why You Don’t Need An X-Ray for Your Ankle Sprain

Ankle sprains are one of the most common orthopedic injuries occurring in sports, and it is the most commonly seen orthopedic injury in emergency rooms.  Most people who sprain their ankle feel it is necessary to go to the emergency room to make sure that the ankle...
The Hockey Player’s Guide to Skating Faster

The Hockey Player’s Guide to Skating Faster

There are many skills and attributes that go into becoming a great hockey player – skating speed is probably one of the most important to taking a player to the next level.  But, how can you do that besides just skating more?  What you do in the gym can have a...
Concussion Crisis: How the Medical System is Failing Athletes

Concussion Crisis: How the Medical System is Failing Athletes

Over the past 10-15 years, the medical and athletic communities have made great strides in raising concussion awareness.  While most athletes, parents, and coaches recognize the seriousness of concussions, many do not know the best route to diagnosing and managing a...
5 Things Every Runner Should Do This Winter

5 Things Every Runner Should Do This Winter

As snow and ice blanket our fair state in the winter months, the running “off-season” descends on those of us who fear the unexpected slip or dislike the brutal wind and cold.  While some may view it as lost mileage, I encourage you to view it as an opportunity to...