As every athlete knows, playing professional sports put you at high risk for injury. As they say in life, with great risk comes great reward. Every athlete should be taught this before they set foot on the field. You always hear stories about athletic prodigies that suffer from grievous, career-ending injuries early on in their… Read More Five Most Dangerous Professional Sports by Number of Injuries
Joint popping, while mostly harmless, can be a warning sign of a larger problem. Cracking your knuckles is something many of us do absent-mindedly. As an orthopaedic surgeon, I am constantly asked whether or not this practice is bad for the joints, and if it can lead to arthritis. I am also asked about a… Read More Can Joint Popping Affect Your Ability to Play Sports?
Calling all winos! Your favorite hobby is healthier than you think. I think we can all agree that there is nothing better after a long, stressful day than a nice glass of red wine. Wine (when enjoyed responsibly) is also a great social lubricant over dinner, and the best friend of every girlfriend who has… Read More Five Surprising Health Benefits of Wine
Sometimes, beginning a sport as an adult can be a little daunting. When we are kids, jumping in and out of various sports is easy. We haven’t really developed the fear of trying new things that seems to come with adulthood, and our bones haven’t started to ache, so there is no reason not to… Read More Five Sports You Can Start as an Adult
Weight loss surgery may seem like an easy fix, but it can come with a whole slew of complications. We live in a society where everyone wants everything to be quick and easy. That is why, when weight loss surgeries such as gastric-bypass became available to the public, many people rushed forward and volunteered. The… Read More The Dangers Behind Weight Loss Surgery
Endometriosis can be a tricky thing to diagnose, since it shares some symptoms of PMS. Being a woman isn’t always a walk in the park, as anyone who has ever experienced PMS will tell you. As if the trials and tribulations of menstruation and menopause weren’t bad enough, we also have to contend with endometriosis,… Read More Four Possible Signs of Endometriosis
Teaching your kids how to lose with grace is a very important lesson. If your child is getting involved in sports, it’s pretty inevitable that they will eventually lose. Obviously, losing sucks for everyone, but as a parent it can be especially hard because your instinct is to protect your child from anything that will… Read More What to do When Your Kid Loses Their First Game