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Today’s Top 5 Workouts for Older Adults

By admin
November 30, 2012

When we’re young, we often don’t think twice about going for a run, playing a game of pickup basketball or joining in on a game of football. As we age, however, these types of high-impact sports and exercises can take more of a toll on the body – and some can even be dangerous! So, ... read more


ACL Injuries | Triggers, Treatments and Prevention

By admin
October 11, 2012

At some point, it’s likely that every athlete has heard the term “ACL” before, but not everyone knows the whole story.  But what exactly is the ACL, and why is it so prone to injury?  Most importantly, what steps can we take to minimize our risk of injury?  Here’s a brief introduction.  ACL is short ... read more


What Is an Overuse Injury?

By admin
August 8, 2012

When we use the term “sports injury,” we’ll often be thinking of acute injuries like sprains and fractures – conditions that are a result of a single, traumatic event. But, did you know that these are not the number-one type of sports injuries among athletes? Rather, the most common types of injuries are those that ... read more


Never Too Late | Healthy Exercise at Any Age

By admin
July 5, 2012

Think you’re too “along in years” for healthy exercise?  Think again! There’s a longstanding myth that senior life is all about resting and “saving your energy.”  So, if you’re one of those folks who think that working out is only for people in their 20s and 30s, understand that physical activity can actually have a ... read more


Recreational Sports injuries

By admin
April 9, 2012

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Youth Sports

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April 9, 2012

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Northbay Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics now open

By admin
January 31, 2012

Announcing!! Northbay Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics is now open in Vacaville, at 1010 Nut Tree Rd, Suite 150.  Office hours are Tuesdays and Fridays. Contact us to schedule an appointment at 707-446-6206... read more


Dealing With Rotator Cuff Tears

By admin
October 13, 2011

Take a look at this article written about common shoulder pain and what can be done about. At some point in everyone's life we all have some pain in our shoulders. This pain could come about after putting up the Christmas lights or pruning the trees. Most of the time it shows up for no ... read more


Preventing Adolescent Pitching injuries

By admin
September 9, 2011

This is a recent article from the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine. A lot of parents have been bringing in their children with shoulder and arm pain. Mostly this is because of repetitive throwing without adequate preparation and resolves with rest, ice, antiinflammatory medication and exercise. I recommend that you read this article and ... read more


Knees in Need

By admin
August 26, 2011

This is an article that was written and published a couple of years ago about baby-boomers and their knee problems. It is still relavent today as to the treatment options available. Take a look and see what you think and how it translates to your current knee complaints.  Stephen Franzino, MD ... read more