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

The strongest tendon in the human body is the Achilles tendon. Did you know, it can bear loads exceeding over 900 kilograms? However, despite its strength, this tendon is prone to injuries and unfortunately, it is still not well known exactly what factors predict healing potential from injuries. Studies have been done to try and…

Children Sports Injuries – Dr. Carol Frey is a highly regarded orthopedic surgery who has cared for Olympians and professional athletes. She has written a book. “Don’t Worry: My Mom is the Team Doctor” gives great insight of what it’s like to have athletes in the house and how to deal with injuries.  Lumps, Bumps,…

Carson Wentz - Torn ACL

What happens when you tear your ACL? – And how quickly can it be fixed? – Renowned sports medicine expert Dr. Keith Feder knows the answer. It happened so fast. Within seconds and right before the end zone, Eagles Quarterback Carson Wentz got crushed by two defenders. Wentz suffered a season ending injury, tearing his…

LA Kings

LA Kings fans are going crazy! It’s Luc Robitaille night at Valentino in Santa Monica. The West Coast Sports Medicine Foundation and Health Net present the 4th Annual Bill Sharman Humanitarian Award to Bob Miller, the voice of the Kings for 44 years. This exclusive event is happening on Friday, November 17 from 6 pm…

Dodgers-Elbow-Injuries

The LA Dodgers are taking on the Houston Astros in the World Series. Maximizing performance, avoiding injuries and maintaining endurance will be essential for winning the trophy. But high velocity pitching can trigger shoulder and elbow injuries. What a year it’s been for the LA Dodgers! – And what a year it’s been for the…

Football Ankle Injury painful - skeleton x-ray.

Football ankle injuries and foot injuries are on the rise among professional football players. That is why it is important to have a good sports doctor like Dr. Keith Feder and Dr. Carol Frey in your corner. Professional football players are enduring higher levels of force than ever, and foot and ankle injury rates are…

Foot Pain: Man runner outside with digital composite of foot bones

Foot Pain comes in many different forms. The heel and and the ankle are the most delicate parts of your foot. In this blog Dr. Keith Feder and Dr. Carol Frey – one of the leading foot and ankle specialists in the country – explain how foot pain can be handled, so you can go…

sports-injuries-ankle

The most common sports injuries, the treatments and what to do to avoid them Every athlete has had them, that nagging sports injury that keeps you from doing what you love most. Some injuries are minor, others can be major. No matter what injury you suffer, you should always have a good sports doctor on…

Dr. Feder and Team To Win mentioned in The Manhattan Beach Newspaper

Local and regional students recently attended a free Team To Win workshop on sports medicine at Mira Costa High School. Dr. Keith Feder and Dr. Carol Frey offer the classes in first aid and CPR to students interested in a sports medicine career. In photo upper left: Arbhie Guce, trainer at CSULB and USA Men’s Volleyball…

Children knee injuries

While a child is still growing, their joints are very different than a fully-grown adult. They are different anatomically and physiologically in many ways.  Children knee injuries including Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) tears in student athletes frequently demonstrate these differences. The main difference between adult and Children knee injuries, is the growth center or epiphysis. …

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