The posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) is a tough fibrous band of tissue that works within the knee. Together with the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), the two bands criss-cross each other inside the knee in order to provide stability. There is also the medial collateral ligament and the lateral collateral ligament which sit on the middle side of the knee and the outer-side of the knee,...Read More
Coastal Orthopedics Blog
Athletic trainers are necessary for a variety of purposes related to injuries. Their roles involve preventing, examining, diagnosing, treating, and rehabbing various injuries and medical conditions related to participation in sports.Read More
A pulled groin, also called a groin strain, can occur when you put too much stress on your groin and thigh muscles. If you tense these muscles too suddenly or too forcefully, they can become torn or overstretched.Read More
Suffering from a broken wrist? Known as distal radius fractures, they make up at least twenty percent of the bone fracture injuries that come through the emergency room , according to the Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care. In addition, they are one of most common injury treated by an orthopedic specialist.Read More
What is Tendonitis
To understand what tendonitis is and why it can hurt so much, first, you have to understand what the tendons do. A tendon is a fibrous cord like connective tissue which attaches muscle to bone. The tendon is responsible for helping move a given bone or structure.Read More
Your shoulder complex was made to accomplish the greatest range of motion while maintaining the most degrees of freedom of all the body's joint systems. Approximately, 90 percent of all swimmer's complaints they bring to their physiotherapist/osteopath or doctor are related to problems with their shoulders, and one of the most notable is a condition known as swimmer’s shoulder.Read More
What is cross country running? Cross country is an outdoor endurance sport that can be mentally challenging and fun. This type of running and racing has both a physical and psychological component. You’re not only putting one foot in front of the other; you’re also thinking ahead to obstacles and changes in the trail or course.
For example, how will you clear that stone without tripping?...Read More
Do you have sudden hip, shin, toe, or foot pain every time you exercise? If it’s a deep soreness that you first noticed after a sudden increase in your activity level or a recent change in activities, you could have a stress fracture: a hairline crack in the bone.
Stress fractures are overuse injuries that tend to occur in the weight-bearing bones of the lower body. They may develop when...Read More