Established in Germany in the early 20th century, sports medicine started out as a scientific investigation of physical exercises and sports. It eventually evolved into a multifaceted field, and in the 1970s, was approved and recognized as a subspecialty by the American Orthopedic Society for Sports [Read More]
Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Trip to a Sports Medicine Doctor
Coming in prepared for a doctor’s visit helps you make the most out of your time with the physician. To prepare means to think about what information you want to provide the doctor that will be useful during the evaluation. Taking an active role in your healthcare ensures that you get the best care [Read More]
Why is a Sports Medicine Doctor Best to Help a Rotator Cuff Tear?
A rotator cuff tear is one of the injuries caused by overuse, sports, or exercise. If you have this injury, it means you have either a partial or full tear of the tendons and muscles that make up the rotator cuff. This group of soft tissues keep the upper arm in the shoulder socket and stabilize the [Read More]
How to Provide First-Aid for a Broken Bone
If you should happen to be present when someone has a broken bone, or you're the one with the broken bone, there are certain steps you should take. Ultimately, you want to reduce the risk of worsening the issue. Additionally, as soon as possible, you want to go or take the other person to a center [Read More]