Sports Medicine

Non-surgical treatments for Osteochondritis dissecans

Ross Hauser, MD, Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C In this article, we will cover research on Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy and treatment of Osteochondritis dissecans in youth athletes as a means to help non-surgically accelerate healing. The main focus of this article will be on knees and elbows. If you […]

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After ACL Reconstruction: Complication and post-surgery treatment options: Do you need revision surgery?

Ross Hauser, MD, Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C In this article, we will discuss problems of knee instability following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction surgery and review various non-surgical or revision treatment suggestions to stabilize the unstable post-ACL surgical knee. ACL reconstructive surgery works for many patients. But how do we define […]

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Iliotibial band syndrome – Sports related knee pain

Ross Hauser, MD, Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C Recently you may have received a diagnosis of Iliotibial band syndrome. This causes pain on the outside of the knee just below the joint line. It is caused by strong exertion of the muscle during the sport or during training. It is […]

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Psychological effects of training and injuries on female athletes

Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C In both male and female athletes, injury or the desire to push the limits of one’s abilities can lead not only physical injury, but to changes in body physiology and mental state. In this article we will explore the psychological impact of training and recovering from […]

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Growth plate injuries

Ross Hauser, MD Younger athletes suffer many of the same injuries as their adult counterparts. However, there are also some significant differences in the type of injuries sustained by adolescents because of the differences in the structure of growing bone compared with adult bone. The other significant fact is that […]

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Comparing Gluteus Medius Tendinopathy Injections and Surgery Outcomes

Ross A. Hauser, MD. Comparing Gluteus Medius Tendinopathy Treatments – Injections, Physical Therapy and Surgery When a patient comes into our office for a first visit they will usually tell us a story that goes something like this: About two years ago I was diagnosed with gluteus medius tendinopathy in […]

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