Tennis Leg

Sports Injury Treatment
Tennis Leg (Gastrocnemius Tear) I recently saw a fellow tennis player who injured his calf while playing tennis. His story was classic for the well-known injury referred to as tennis leg, which is actually a tear of the calf muscle known as the gastrocnemius. The injury is called Tennis Leg since many amateur tennis players…
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Platelet Rich Plasma

Are you suffering from chronic pain of the elbow, knee, achilles or heel? If so, it could be due to a degenerative condition known as tendonopathy. Tendonopathy occurs when tendon attachments are injured from repetitive use and do not heal properly. With these injuries tendons incur microscopic tears at their attachment sites and are not…
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Rotator Cuff Tears

Shoulder Injuries
The rotator cuff consists of the tendon attachments of the muscles that are responsible for shoulder motion. There are four muscles that make up the rotator cuff and include the supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor and subscapularis. Although the muscles are serparate and distinct structures, the tendons of these muscles coalesce to become a continuous tendon…
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Knee – Meniscus and Cartilage Injuries

Knee Injuries
There are two kinds of cartilage present in your knee, articular cartilage and meniscus cartilage. Articular cartilage is the material that covers the ends of the bones where they contact to become the knee joint. Menisci are the “pads” that lie between the bones and act as cushions to help absorb the contact forces that…
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