Can Sports Injuries Have a Silver Lining?

Does it seem like everyone is getting injured? Even the pro’s. Ronaldinho – muscle tear, out 3 months. Jores Okore – ACL tear, out 9 months. Even Messi, the great Messi, is battling a right leg injury which has taken him … Continue reading

Concussions: Seeing Double-Standard

While the NFL’s multi-million-dollar settlement with former players regarding concussion issues is front-page news, you may not have heard about Briana Scurry, famed goal keeper of the victorious U.S. Women’s World Cup team in 1999, who fights a daily battle … Continue reading

ACL Repair: Get the Best Surgeon, Be Patient

Did you hear that Robert Griffin III had knee surgery? Good grief. They even prepared an animated look at ACL reconstruction for the Monday night football audience. Of course, it was all cleaned up. No blood or gore. Not the … Continue reading

Pain AND Gain: On the Edge of Injury AND Glory

I got to spend my mornings last week with the First Ladies of soccer, the Washington Spirit. I have never seen that kind of soccer quite so up close and personal. These women are phenomenal. Just standing by, I can … Continue reading

Can the ACL Be Repaired Safely in Children?

Surgeons tell me their ACL repairs are coming in younger and younger packages. 200-400,000 repairs per year (depending on who you ask) costing us multiple billions of dollars. But if you have been the parent of one of these kids … Continue reading

Fit2Finish Athletes Use Bands for Fitness & Training

Dynabands, Therabands, resistance bands, stretchy bands, no matter the name, they are one of the best training tools for the fitness games we play and home exercise programs we teach and recommend. Bands are perfect because they are portable, inexpensive … Continue reading