Rotator Cuff Injuries: Symptoms and Causes

What causes rotator cuff injuries? In the United States alone, rotator cuff tears have become so common that 2 million people visit their doctor for this issue every year. If you have ever been unfortunate enough to have sustained this painful injury, just watching the pitchers in the World Series wind up to get ready…

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Stop Golfer’s Elbow Before It Starts

If you play a lot of golf, is golfer’s elbow inevitable or can it be prevented?    There was a time when golf was defined as a sport, but many people thought of it as more of a second-tier type of athletic competition. Perhaps that had to do with the pastel colors and plaids or maybe…

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Is It a Sprain or a Strain?

Is treatment for a sprain different than that for a strain? Everyone is familiar with the terms “sprain” and “strain”, but the way they are often used makes it sound like they mean the same thing. They do not. Both do refer to stretching or tearing, but sprains occur in ligaments and strains happen in…

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