PRP Injections

by Danielle Fox, DPT In the last few years, PRP injections have been in the headlines as a new injection used by professional athletes and weekend warriors alike to improve healing after injury. What are these injections and do they really work? PRP injections have been around since the mid 1990’s when surgeons began to…

Are We Born to Run?

by Meaghan Harwood, DPT The best runner leaves no tracks. – Tao Te Ching In late 2009, my mother sent me the National Best Seller Born To Run by Christopher McDougall in which the author’s own difficulties with running injuries led him to ask a seemingly simple question, one that I hear from runners frequently,…

Collaborative Sports Medicine

by David Merson, DPT Coordination, collaboration, and teamwork are the cornerstones to providing comprehensive sports medicine services.   One of my high school directors always preached “surround yourself with excellence”, and that mantra stuck with me to this day.    Over the course of my professional career, I have been fortunate to learn from and work with…

Severs Disease

By Jennifer Mohns, DPT Does your child complain of heel pain?  It is painful to stand or play sports? This condition is actually pretty common in children who participate high impact sports such as soccer, basketball, and volleyball.  This pathology is called Sever’s Disease. Sever’s Disease is a bone injury that occurs at the back…