Tag Archives: basketball

Jun
12
2015
Female Basketball Players

Before we talk about injury prevention, let’s look at what the most common basketball injuries in women are. In a study by my colleagues in our Women’s Sports Medicine Center … More…

May
15
2015
blog 5.15

The rate of ankle and knee injuries in basketball players is high because it’s a sport that requires a lot of cutting, pivoting, jumping, and, most of all, landing in … More…

Oct
28
2014
sc blog 1028

There are a number of differences between college and professional basketball that can make the transition difficult for any NBA rookie. The length of the season is the main one: … More…

Apr
16
2014
4.16 Blog

In this week’s installment of Ask the Expert, Theresa Chiaia, Physical Therapist and Section Manager of the James M. Benson Sports Rehabilitation Center and Tisch Performance Center, answers questions on … More…

Feb
12
2014

Revision ACL Reconstruction

by Dr. Robert Marx
2.12 Blog

One of the most common knee injuries is a torn ligament, and the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is the one we often read about in the sports pages. Athletes who … More…