Achy joints or sharp, shooting pains in the shoulders, arms, hands, knees or legs are often seen as common to aging.
Sports medicine specialists are trained to help professional, or amateur athletes as well as weekend warriors, restore their function and mobility, allowing them to return to their game in good shape.
According to a 2014 study conducted by the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 79.3% of track and field athletes get injured. The most common injuries include stress fractures, tendinitis, muscle tears and shin splints.
After missing 5 consecutive games due to a shoulder injury in his right (throwing) shoulder, Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill has been able throw without pain according to a statement from coach Adam Gase. According to Gase, "There are a lot of factors involved and they're focused on pitch count, distance.
Ask the General Orthopedics DoctorQuestion: I am a 75-year-old tennis player and I twisted my knee while lunging for a ball last week.