Advice for Recovering from a Torn ACL

It all starts with a loud pop. The ACL, or anterior cruciate ligament, connects your shinbone to your thighbone and passes directly through the center

How to recover from a Rectus Femoris Injury

For all sports and fitness enthusiasts out there times can be tough in some instances because after all, our bodies are truly human. We all

Take Steps to Protect Your Knees

Over the years, our knees are subjected to a tremendous amount of wear and tear. With each step, your knees absorb pressure that’s equal to

WHAT ARE YOUR OPTIONS TO HELP HEAL KNEE CARTILAGE DAMAGE?

What can you do to treat knee cartilage pain? There are a number of surgical knee cartilage repair options available that you and your doctor

How MACI Knee Cartilage Repair got Kayla back to an Active Life

Kayla grew up in a family where sports were central to everything. Then at age 12 — that all changed. Kayla dislocated her kneecap in a

Cycling: How to Avoid Knee Pain and Injury

Thanks to Peloton, NordicTrack, and other interactive fitness equipment, bicycling has never been more popular. With health benefits that include cardiovascular fitness as well as

The Best Treatments For Patellar Tendonitis

In this week’s episode of the Sports Medicine Weekly podcast, Dr. Brian Cole is joined by a Rush physical therapist to discuss the best ways

7 of the Most Common Sports Injuries

While sports can help you achieve your fitness goals, maintain a healthy weight, reduce stress, and improve mental health and lung function, they may also

Physical Therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis

Did you know that knee osteoarthritis affects nearly 14 million adults in the United States1 per year? Or that meniscus tears are present in 60-90%1 of those

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