Injuries and aging joints are a part of life, but that doesn’t mean you can’t do anything about it. Virginia Mason Orthopedics and Sports Medicine are here to help you get out of pain and back into your active, everyday lifestyle.
Each specialist is trained to do a highly skilled job and knowing who to see when can make all the world of difference when it comes to your treatment plan and care.
Wondering if HealthCenter21 can help you teach sports medicine? Discover how to use the curriculum as a supplement to your other sports medicine curriculum resources.
If you or your child is an athlete, you’re probably painfully familiar with bumps and bruises. But when something serious occurs, you need to see a sports medicine specialist to deal with the treatment and ongoing prevention of injuries. Here's some fast facts all athletes should know.
Injuries are very common when you have an active lifestyle or compete in sports. Immediate medical action is required to prevent worsening and treatment ofContinue reading
Whether you're getting ready to run your first race or your 50th, the right preparation is key to staying healthy and getting the most out of running. As a sports medicine physician, I see many runners who struggle to develop a good pre-race training plan or just don’t know where to start. Unfortunately, this often leads to training injuries or post-race issues. Here are my top tips:
Practicing forensic medicine is challenging, but Gregory McDonald, DO, says his osteopathic training gives him an edge.
Jared H. asks: Why do we call medicine balls that when they’re just round weights? Medicine balls, for those of you who haven’t been to a gym or never accidentally kicked one thinking it was like a soccer ball (true story), are heavy weighted balls coming in a variety of sizes and weights (with the biggest we could find ringing [...]
By Brian Acton
Whether your knee pain is caused by osteoarthritis, a sports injury, or something else, it can make walking difficult and uncomfortable. Knee pain might make you want to avoid too much movement, but contradictorily the exercise can actually make your knee feel better in the long run
Walking can help you rebuild knee joints, build muscles that support your knees, and lose excess weight that is putting extra pressure on your knees. And to stay healthy, it’s recommended you get…
During the 4,000-year history of medicine, doctors have done terrible things to patients. We gave them arsenic and mercury; we bled them; we made them vo...
NETA's Director of Education demonstrates a medicine ball partner exercise you can implement in your classes. Learn how to properly execute and cue a partner...
Here’s a look at four common physical ailments, that, while not dire, can affect you greatly—at work, at home, and at play—and what you can do if you get one of them.