How to Avoid Strains and Sprains During Sports

Strains and sprains are the most common sports injuries. As an orthopaedic surgeon, I am no stranger to strains and sprains. Having played Lacrosse for so many years also makes me acutely aware of just how common these types of injuries are, but also how important it is to try and prevent them. Sprains occurContinue reading “How to Avoid Strains and Sprains During Sports”

How to Create Well-Rounded Young Athletes

We all want to create well-rounded athletic children, and can do that by avoiding early sports specialization. As a parent, orthopaedic surgeon, coach, team physician and fitness advisor, I keep up-to-date with the latest on youth sports. After all, it is my job! There is a lot of chatter these days, backed by research onContinue reading “How to Create Well-Rounded Young Athletes”

How to Avoid Playground Injuries

Every parent experiences playground injuries; Bumps and bruises that occur while romping around on the jungle gym. Back to school festivities are underway and our children are thrilled to be back with their friends both in class and on the playground. They are sharing their summer stories, laughing together and running around at recess. Ahhh,Continue reading “How to Avoid Playground Injuries”