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10 months after falling on an outstretched hand (FOOSH) his shoulder pain had become so severe and chronic, it required surgery to repair a piece of cartilage. He later found another, relatively rare problem with the other shoulder. [Read more…] about 16 y/o After Labral Repair
An attack of back pain and sciatica 4 months ago took him out of nearly all of his regular activities, resulting in surgery. At his first therapy appointment, he was weak, exhausted, and extremely painful from the car ride over.
Steve Kerr’s situation has been the talk of the basketball and orthopedic world. How much do we really know? What can we learn from his situation? [Read more…] about Steve Kerr: What We Know…or Don’t
If you have a high deductible, a “Cash Discount” sounds like something that could save you money…but the devil is in the details, as the saying goes. [Read more…] about Can I Just Pay the Cash Discount Price?
I got a call from his mother telling me that he had some pain in his wrist while lifting weights. He finished the sports season before coming in, though. She asked me to take a look at him, and give any advice I might have on what might be the problem and what he could do about it. He came to the clinic with his dad, with limited wrist movement in all directions, pain along the thumb side (radial side) of the wrist, and no swelling, redness, numbness or tingling. [Read more…] about 18 y/o Athlete – Wrist Pain