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We treat a full range of activity related conditions. Get useful Resources and find out more about these injuries and how they are treated below.

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September 27, 2018

MENISCUS TEAR

MENISCUS TEAR

September 26, 2018

A meniscus tear is an injury to one of the menisci in your knee.

NECK PAIN

NECK PAIN

September 26, 2018

Neck pain can result from a muscle strain, arthritis, or a more serious trauma — such as an accident or blow to the head. You should consult a physician right away if you suffer head trauma.

OSGOOD SCHLATTER’S DISEASE

OSGOOD SCHLATTER’S DISEASE

September 26, 2018

The tendon below your kneecap (called the patellar tendon) attaches to the tibial tuberosity on the shinbone (called the tibia).

PATELLOFEMORAL PAIN

PATELLOFEMORAL PAIN

September 26, 2018

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or anterior knee pain syndrome is a term that refers to pain in the front of the knee and around the patella, or kneecap. It is sometimes called "runner's knee" because it is common in athletes.

PLANTAR FASCIITIS

PLANTAR FASCIITIS

September 26, 2018

Plantar fasciitis is an overuse injury that causes heel pain.

SHIN SPLINTS

SHIN SPLINTS

September 26, 2018

Shin splints — or medial tibial stress syndrome — are overuse injuries caused by repeated stress on the lower legs.

AC JOINT SPRAIN (ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT)

AC JOINT SPRAIN (ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT)

September 26, 2018

The acromioclavicular (AC) joint — along with ligaments — connects your collarbone and shoulder blade.

ROTATOR CUFF STRAIN/TEAR

ROTATOR CUFF STRAIN/TEAR

September 26, 2018

The rotator cuff is made up of four muscles and tendons that surround the shoulder joint.

ANKLE SPRAIN

ANKLE SPRAIN

September 26, 2018

An ankle sprain is an injury to the ligaments of the ankle. These ligaments hold part of the ankle in place and connect it to other bones in the leg and foot.

 SHOULDER IMPINGEMENT

SHOULDER IMPINGEMENT

September 26, 2018

Shoulder impingement results when the tendons or bursa in your shoulder become irritated from repeated overhead movements.

ACL TEAR (ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT)

ACL TEAR (ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT)

September 26, 2018

The ACL is the main ligament that controls the movement of your shinbone (tibia) in relation to the thighbone (femur).

TENNIS ELBOW (LATERAL EPICONDYLITIS)

TENNIS ELBOW (LATERAL EPICONDYLITIS)

September 26, 2018

Tennis elbow is an overuse injury that causes inflammation or degeneration of the tendons on the outside of the forearm.

FEMORAL ACETABULAR IMPINGEMENT

FEMORAL ACETABULAR IMPINGEMENT

September 26, 2018

Your hip is a ball-and-socket joint. The ball is the head of the femur bone. The socket is the acetabulum of the pelvis. The acetabulum has a ring of cartilage around it — called the labrum — that cushions the hip joint.

GOLFER’S ELBOW (MEDIAL EPICONDYLTITIS)

GOLFER’S ELBOW (MEDIAL EPICONDYLTITIS)

September 26, 2018

Golfer's elbow is a painful overuse injury that causes inflammation of the muscle on the inside of the elbow.

ILIOTIBIAL BAND SYNDROME

ILIOTIBIAL BAND SYNDROME

September 26, 2018

The IT (iliotibial) band is a thick band of fibrous tissue that runs along the outside of your leg. It starts at the hip and extends to the outer side of the shinbone just below the knee joint.

JUMPER’S KNEE (PATELLAR TENDONITIS)

JUMPER’S KNEE (PATELLAR TENDONITIS)

September 26, 2018

Patellar tendonitis, also called “jumper's knee,” is damage to the tendon that connects the kneecap to the shinbone.

LABRAL TEAR- SHOULDER

LABRAL TEAR- SHOULDER

September 26, 2018

The labrum is a ring of cartilage that follows the outside rim of the shoulder socket. It keeps the ball of the bone in the socket and provides smooth and painless shoulder motion.

LOWER BACK PAIN

LOWER BACK PAIN

September 26, 2018

When athletes have lower back pain, it can impact their ability to be active and participate in sports,

MCL SPRAIN (MEDIAL COLLATERAL LIGAMENT)

MCL SPRAIN (MEDIAL COLLATERAL LIGAMENT)

September 26, 2018

Medial collateral ligament (MCL) sprains are knee injuries. The MCL is the ligament located on the inside of your knee joint. It links your thighbone (femur) and shinbone (tibia).

ACHILLES TENDONTITIS

ACHILLES TENDONTITIS

September 24, 2018

The largest tendon in the body, the Achilles tendon runs along the back of the leg from the calf to the heel. It moves our leg and foot when we run, walk, sprint and jump. Overuse of this tendon will cause it to swell and ache. Flat feet can also contribute to the condition.