sport injuries

August 31, 2019

Kids And Concussions

Did You Know? A study of  1.3 million Ontarians led by researchers at Toronto Rehab-University Health Network found that kids under the age of 5 experience the highest rate of concussions.  Some of the sign and symptoms of a concussion include: Confusion Headaches Unsteady walking Lack of interest in toys Vomiting To learn more about concussion click the link below: https://muscleandjoint.ca/its-concussion-season-how-can-you-prevent-a-concussion/  
July 25, 2016

What is Mallet Finger?

If you have ever played a ball sport such as basketball, volleyball or baseball, you may have experienced mallet finger. When a ball hits a stretched finger, the finger gets jammed. This causes pain, swelling and discomfort when the affected finger is bent. Patients who are experiencing mallet finger will find it painful when straightening the finger. In severe cases as shown above, patients may also have a small fracture. […]
May 22, 2016

It’s Concussion season, how can you prevent a concussion?

With the warm weather, comes an increase in sport activity. And with an increase in sport activity, we are seeing more sport related injuries in the clinic.  Concussions are unfortunately becoming more common; more than 23% of adolescents reported injuries to their head in the previous year. With more youth playing sports, the rate of concussions has been increasing. Concussions can occur more often in young children as the head […]
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