sports

March 29, 2018

What’s my risk of sustaining an ACL injury while playing sports?

One in 29 female athletes and 1 in 50 male athletes ruptured their ACL in a window that spanned from 1season to 25 years. The incidence rate (IR) of ACL injury among female athletes in a season was 1.7 times higher than the IR of ACL injury among male athletes and the incidence proportion (IP) of ACL injury among female athletes was 1.5 times higher than the IP of ACL […]
September 27, 2016

Rotator Cuff Injuries

Rotator cuff injuries are a very common occurrence, usually affecting people who are active in sports such as volleyball or tennis. The rotator cuff is the name given to four muscles of the shoulder: Supraspinatus Infraspinatus Teres Minor Subscapularis These muscles and their relationship to the shoulder can be seen below:                   The role of these muscles is to stabilize the shoulder. […]
August 28, 2016

Inspire The Olympian Within You!

The Rio 2016 Summer Olympics have come and gone and athletes from around the world have returned home after demonstrating their best talents and skills. It was amazing to witness such incredible athleticism and sportsmanship. As a Chiropractor, it was amazing to see how capable the human body is; and with the right training and determination the many abilities it can accomplish. Our body is an incredible machine. And although […]
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