Archive: Aug 2013

Don’t Let Turf Toe Catch Up to You this Football Season

  Turf Toe is a condition that produces pain, stiffness and/or swelling at the base of the big toe. The name Turf Toe comes from the fact that this injury is especially common among athletes who play on hard surfaces, such as turf or basketball courts. The condition is usually (more…)

Have You Heard of the RICE Method?

  RICE stands for Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation. This method is a long standing recommendation for routine care for bumps, bruises, sprains, strains and fractures. (more…)

My PCL is Torn! Do I Need Surgery?

“I have torn my posterior cruciate ligament (PCL), do I need to have surgery?”

  Not necessarily.   A recent study from Orthopedics Today regarding the long term non-operative results in posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) tears reports (more…)