Work it, Rest it, Feed it!

Those of us who grew up in a competitive environment participating in team and individual sports know that there is an expectation of a price one must pay from both a physical and psychological point of view to find success. It is often painful to climb to the top of the mountain regardless of what that mountain may be. We …

Osteoarthritis

As an Orthopedic surgeon I am daily confronted with new patients who present with joint pain. For many of them it leads to the initial diagnosis of “osteoarthritis”. So “what is Osteoarthritis?” What does it all mean? How does it affect my life? My activity level? My quality of life? Am I destined to be a cripple? What caused it? …

Sports Medicine

What does it mean to really be an Orthopedic Surgeon who has special expertise in Sports Medicine? When I was a young surgeon, a more senior surgeon tried to tell me one day that “Sports Medicine” is nothing more than a patient “with a number on its back”. He could not have been more wrong. Treating athletes, especially those with …