Celtics forward Gordon Hayward is highly unlikely to resume playing this season, after fracturing and dislocating his left tibia just over five minutes into Tuesday’s season opener, in the view of five Boston orthopedic surgeons who are not involved with his care.
If you’re training for a fall race, you're probably (hopefully) already being diligent and squeezing in strength workouts to your already-packed training schedule. All those squats, lunges, and leg presses are getting you stronger, so way to go. But are they also slashing your risk of getting hurt?
Corticosteroid injections are used as a nonoperative modality to combat acute inflammation when conservative treatments fail. As female patients are regularly seen by orthopedic physicians, it is essential to identify and understand potential sex-related side effects.
A common shoulder surgery has become a testing ground for some novel painkilling techniques as doctors seek to reduce the use of prescription narcotics known as opioids.
It is about the observed and occasionally measured phenomenon of sports medicine injury rate differences between males and females.
A compulsion to exercise can sometimes do more harm than good. How fit is too fit? asks Tamar Adler. For as long as I can remember, my mother was a casual runner. I could often be found on autumn and spring weekends of my Westchester childhood cheering at the finish lines of prim 5Ks.
Spontaneous knee effusion, also known as 'water on the knee,' can be a primary symptom of Lyme disease, even when patients do not exhibit a 'bull's eye' rash, another common Lyme disease symptom. According to a literature review, early diagnosis and antibiotic treatment can prevent the development of Lyme disease's more severe symptoms.
After lugging an enormous pregnant belly around on swollen feet, plucking your sweet bundle from her crib should be a cinch. Then why is your wrist on fire and your back out of whack? Welcome to the world of new mom aches and pains.
A common type of knee surgery to ease pain and clean up worn-out knees may not be worth the time and effort for middle-aged patients, researchers reported Tuesday.
Brigham and Women’s Hospital - ACL Injuries in Female Athletes