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. …

wrist pain can stop the game

Hand and wrist pain and how to heal it with minimally-invasive regenerative treatments to live an active and pain-free lifestyle. Who hasn’t felt it before – wrist pain. NO other “instrument” is used more frequently than our wrists. We use them every day of our life. And if they hurt, we are in trouble. Dr. Keith…

get back in the game with prp los angeles

If there’s one thing we know, it’s that athletic injuries are no joke. Whether it’s a nagging discomfort or debilitating pain, learn more about the latest treatment to overcome that pain and get back in the game with PRP Los Angeles. You may be thinking ‘I’ve tried every treatment option and home remedy…’, but before…

Elbow Injury and Elbow Pain

The elbow is one of the most overused joints in the body so it is also one of the most highly susceptible to injury. The elbow joint is actually pretty complex which, unfortunately means that a variety of diseases and injuries can affect it and cause pain, swelling and a number of other symptoms. At…

Definition of articular cartilage of the knee: There are three bones in the knee joint and the ends of these bones are covered with a tough, smooth, white elastic tissue called articular cartilage. This material helps absorb shock and it is what allows the knee joint to move smoothly. Symptoms of articular cartilage injury: Damage…

#Shaquille O’Neal about Dr. Keith Feder “I am grateful for everything Dr. Feder and his Foundation is doing for injured athletes. Dr. Feder’s skills and his compassion are unmatched in my book.” #teamtowin #shaquilleoneal #keith feder The #West Coast Sports Medicine Foundation hosted our #LEGENDS event honoring Shaquille O’Neal to raise money for our foundation and…

There is a NEW way to heal sports injuries!!! It’s called PRP WHAT IS PRP?  Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is concentrated from your own blood which contains healing factors, such as white blood cells and bioactive proteins, called growth factors and stem cell markers. These cells are vital for tissue regeneration and repair. Platelets, once…

Dr. Carol Frey, orthopedic surgeon and former college athlete, offers this definitive guide filled with practical information about the most common sports injuries in kids from head to toe. While explaining complex medical issues in clear terms and providing facts and case studies for readers who find themselves in the emergency room, Dr. Frey covers…

Most injuries sustained during walking, marching, and running activities are overuse injuries, such as stress fractures.  The casual factors associated with stress fractures include training errors, anatomic factors, surfaces, and footwear. POST DATE: July 30, 2010 AUTHOR: Carol Frey, M.D. with Jacob Feder

This study was undertaken to compare the clinical evaluation of 15 patients who suffered inversion injuries of the ankle with the results found on magnetic resonance imaging within 48 hours of the injury. POST DATE: Tuesday, July 20, 2010 – 10:30pm AUTHOR: Carol Frey, M.D., James Bell, M.D., Louis Teresi, M.D., Roger Kerr, M.D., and…

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