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Jumper’s knee or patellar tendonitis is pain in the tendon which attaches the kneecap or patella to the top of the shin bone or tibia. It is usually an overuse injury caused by repetitive strain. Jason C. King, M.D., Sports Medicine Specialist at Ortho
Former Chargers team physician, Christopher J. Wahl, M.D., shares his perspective on what happens when a player goes down during the game. (Photo by the San Diego Union Tribune)
In this IRG Sports Injury Update Craig Alexander, Director of Athletic Training Services at IRG Physical & Hand Therapy shares the advantages of athletic trainer coverage at tournaments and the variety of options IRGPT provides in their community.
WSU Alum Shannon O’Kelley, MPT, President of IRG Physical & Hand Therapy inspires wellness in his community everyday by focusing on getting individuals back to healthy. Photo by Shelly Hanks, WSU Photo Services
Exercised-induced asthma is a narrowing of the airways in the lungs that is triggered by strenuous exercise. It causes shortness of breath, wheezing, coughing and other symptoms during or after exercise. Sabrina Middleton, MD, MBA with Providence Healt
Amy LaBorda, PT, DPT, CLT and Clinic Director at IRG Smokey Point Physical Therapy shares the definition of lymphedema and ways you can treat it.
Are you experiencing tingling or numbness in your fingers or hand? If so, you may be experiencing signs of carpal tunnel syndrome. John Beck, MD, a board certified orthopedic surgeon with Proliance Hand, Wrist & Elbow Physicians shares symptoms and
Orthopedic Physician Associates’ Sports Medicine specialist, Dr. Anderson, reveals the causes and symptoms of shoulder impingement syndrome on IRG Health Talk.
Whiplash is a neck injury due to forceful, rapid back-and-forth movement of the neck, like the cracking of a whip. Whiplash most often occurs during a rear-end auto accident, but the injury can also result from a sports accident, physical abuse or othe