Tag Archives: injury prevention

Jul
10
2015
Soccer

Soccer is the most popular sport in the world, with 265 million registered players worldwide (FIFA, 2015). Soccer brings many physical fitness and social benefits to all who participate, regardless … More…

Jun
26
2015
6.26 Blog

Summer is here and for many children, that means it’s time for camp. Summer camp, whether it is day camp or sleep-away, is an exciting and happy time that creates … More…

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
29
2015
5.29 Blog

Performing any sort of athletics comes with a certain degree of risk for injuries. With hockey being a collision sport, the risk is particularly high. There’s potential for injury from … More…

Apr
29
2015
Massage Of Female Feet Isolated On White Background

In this week’s installment of Ask the Expert, Dr. Mark Drakos, Orthopedic Surgeon, answers foot and ankle related questions in honor of Foot Health Awareness Month. Q1. Is it common … More…