Sports Medicine

Rest ice compression elevation RICE Treatment are rest and immobilization not good practice?

The RICE Protocol is Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation For many athletes, a doctor’s recommendation of the RICE protocol for healing their sports-related soft tissue issue injury was seen as the gold standard of care. However, this treatment is now under criticism from a surprising source, the doctor who created the […]

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When you have chronic and painful shin splints and nothing helped

Ross Hauser, MD, Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C You are a runner or an athlete, most likely a soccer player, who requires stamina and the ability to run up and down the field or court. You have an on-again, off-again problem with pain in the shin area. Your initial research online […]

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Tommy John Surgery: Are there alternatives to UCL reconstruction surgery?

Ross A. Hauser, MD Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C Tommy John Surgery – The alternatives to UCL reconstruction surgery If you are reading this article you are likely a baseball pitcher or a parent of one who needs to explore options for the treatment of a partially torn or ruptured […]

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Low Back Pain in female high school athletes lumbar spondylosis

Ross A. Hauser, MD Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C Low Back Pain in female high school athletes. A look at lumbar spondylosis In this article, we are going to talk about your daughter, her sports, and her back pain. If you are reading this article it is likely that your […]

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Treating and understanding volleyball related injuries

Ross Hauser, MD., Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C Treating and understanding volleyball related injuries In this article, we will discuss chronic injuries that result in time away from training and match and how non-surgical treatments can help the volleyball player get back to the game. The beginning of this article […]

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Injured Ironman – Prolotherapy helps endurance athletes get to the finish line!

Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C When we spend hours every day walking, our feet absorb a lot of force. Training for endurance athletics takes this to a whole other level! The strain this puts on the supporting soft tissue structures of the feet can lead to chronic pain. Many athletes […]

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