Article Tagged ‘ sports injuries ’

MLS Laser Therapy Offers Non-Surgical Alternative for Tibial Tendon Dysfunction

Tibial Tendon Dysfunction (TTD) is a very common acute injury that can be caused from a fall or overuse of the posterior tibial tendon.  While TTD is more likely to occur in women and those over 40, it is also very common among athletes due to the constant strain and impact put on the foot. […]

Laser Therapy Provides Alternative to Opioids

“In a large retrospective study involving over 390,000 older outpatients [ages 66 and up] undergoing minor ambulatory surgery procedures, older patients receiving prescription opioid analgesics within 7 days of discharge were 44% more likely to continue using opioids 1 year after surgery[1].“  This disturbing information was provided in a peer reviewed study in the Arch […]

Fractures And Sprains, What Every Parent Should Know

If your child plays for the Santa Rosa American Little League and dreams of being a San Francisco Giant one day, you are probably not a stranger to sports injuries—especially to the feet and ankles. Being able to tell if an injury is a sprain or a break is very important to getting the right […]

Sports and Foot Pain in Children

Spring is here and that means soccer and baseball season. Foot pain in children can be very common, especially when they are active in sports.  Some sports injuries can be avoided with a little extra care and knowledge. Other conditions just seem to be a part of growing up. Fortunately, your child should grow out of them over […]