According to the American College of Sports Medicine, around 50 percent of all sports-related injuries can be prevented if proper safety and preventative measures are taken. Here are the top five ways to prevent injury during sports. 1. Consult a physician before starting a new season. Consult a physician and get a proper medical evaluation [...]
Football season is right around the corner. With contact sports comes a higher risk for athletic injuries, such as tearing the ACL. An anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury is when a tear occurs in the knee ligaments that join the upper and lower leg bones. The injuries can vary from small tears to severe tears. [...]
William Ulmer, D.O. Orthopaedic Surgeon at OSS Health, discusses the signs or sport injuries in young athletes and tips for prevention.
The OSS orthopaedic surgeons together with our team of certified athletic trainers and physical therapists work together to get you back in the game as quickly and safely as possible. Injury Prevention Injury Assessment Injury Treatment Rehabilitation Pre-Season Physicals Our team of certified athletic trainers and physical therapists work together to get you back in [...]
1. Consult a Doctor before Starting: We hear this statement all of the time and this is more than just a disclaimer. A physical examination can detect any areas of consequence where caution should be heeded. High School, College and Professional athletes must have a preseason physical and with good reason. Also, if any pain [...]