Understanding the Jones Fracture

Dr. Kenneth S. Jung: Orthopaedics By: Kenneth S. Jung, M.D. When it comes to sports-related orthopedic injuries, the feet don’t necessarily get as much media attention as, say, the knees. However, footwork plays a significant role in athletic performance, which is crucial for almost every sport. As an orthopaedic foot and ankle specialist with the…

Athletes and the Flu

Dr. Joshua Scott: Primary Care Sports Medicine By: Joshua Scott, M.D. As we enter into the dreaded “flu season,” weekend warriors and athletes of all levels wonder how they can avoid having the flu derail their workouts and training schedules, as well as potentially force them to miss the big game. One thing’s for certain,…

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Raising the Concussion Protocol Standard for Combat Sports

Dr. Vernon Williams: Sports Neurologist In a sport where head strikes are frequent, should a concussion protocol be imperative? It may seem counter-intuitive to some that combat sports like boxing, kickboxing and Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) should have guidelines protecting athletes against the effects of a concussion. After all, a common and key strategy for…