post-op protocol

Post-OP Procedures for ACL Reconstruction/Meniscus Repair Once you completed your ACL Reconstruction procedure or your…

Slackline Injuries increase with popularity of activity Slacklines are flexible tightropes made from flat, nylon…

trampoline injuries

Trampoline Injuries: The hidden danger in our backyards Trampolines are simply danger waiting to happen. That’s…

ligament injuries

Ligament Injuries: A comprehensive study of how these injuries should be treated   Director, Orthopedic…

IRAP therapy

IRAP Therapy helps with knee pain and osteoarthritis IRAP Therapy – ever heard of it?…

planned surgery

Planned Surgery: Important reminders what to do before it happens 1. Patient Evaluation This protocol…

shoulder rehab is key

Shoulder Rehab Exercises Post-OP – Four ways to recovery Shoulder surgery and the following rehab…

shockwave therapy can help

Shockwave Therapy works! Shockwave therapy delivers low-energy shockwaves to the tissue of the afflicted area…

stretching feels good

Stretching is often times underrated by athletes and non-athletes. In my book “Don’t worry: My…

IRAP therapy

PRP treatment is on the rise all over the world. This interesting article from Market…

Conditioning for the young athlete The majority of kids will have a good time playing…

Bunions can be treated

The secret bunion society (Source: Parents Magazine, Leslie Goldman) I didn’t schedule an appointment with…

young soccer player

The Biggest Risks for Kids Playing Sports Let’s just look at the reality of the…

older athlete

How older athletes stay in the game – and keep winning! Have you noticed it…

comments from patients

Patients are our most precious cargo at The West Coast Center for Orthopedic Surgery And…

Baseball: Why Little League rules make so much sense. Baseball and Softball injuries sent over…

strength and conditioning

Strength and Conditioning – why these are the most important tools for young athletes  …

PRP works

PRP treatment can help you heal!   PRP t- Platelet Rich Plasma is an injection…

orthopedic surgery can help

Orthopedic Surgery – Why is it a good option? Orthopedic Surgery (also spelled Orthopaedic) might…

Kids maturity in sports Kids maturity in sports – a story with several chapters. No…

Foot Pain: Injured athlete sitting on a wooden floor

California High School Injury Study An injury study among California High Schools reveals – ankles…

Football

Would I let my son play Football? Americans love football! – But would I let…

The mental game - the X-factor

The Mental Game – The most important X-factor in sports By Carol Frey M.D. A…

Young athletes need the right shoes

Orthotic devices for children – Do they really need them? Do children need orthotic devices?…

2019! – Another year is upon us. New Year’s Resolutions are a big favorite for…

knee injuries are common among skiers

How to properly assess knee injuries during ski season Downhill skier Ski season is upon…

Fitness for your Feet

We all want fit feet, healthy feet. It makes our life a lot easier. And…

injury in sports

Training to Win: How to stay off the injury list By Dr. Carol Frey Kids’…

PRP treatment: Growing trend in the U.S. As many of you know, we’d like to…

Ultrasound of knee-joint - diagnosis

is an expert when it comes to treating “jumper’s knee” and ,,Osgood-Schlatter” Lesson in Sports…

ELBOW INJURIES: WHY LONG-TOSS DISTANCES MUST BE MONITORED MORE CLOSELY elbow bones Elbow injuries are…

Common Shoe Lacing Patterns by Carol Frey, M.D. Foot and Ankle specialist Chances are that…

Our knees are complicated structures. Knee injections become necessary when the lubricating fluid in our…

Personal Health : If a Shoe Doesn’t Fit, Don’t Wear It YOUR BODY and Big…

Female runner touching cramped calf at morning jogging. Achilles tendon pain or injury.

By Dr. Carol Frey Ankle braces can work wonders for female athletes. Sports injuries among…

By Dr. Carol Frey Kneecap pain affects around 10 percent of active adolescent girls. Kids…

Here is an interesting fact: Playing video games for more than three hours a day…

In July 2017 our own Dr. Carol Frey was interviewed for a story for “Parents”…

John C. Hayes interviews Dr. Carol Frey Editor’s Note:. Carol Frey, MD, is a former…

ankle sprains can be very painful and take a lot of time to recover

By Dr. Carol Frey Quick quiz: In which youth sport do you expect to see…

Young athletes need the right shoes

By Dr. Carol Frey Does your young athlete really need a new pair of shoes…