Monthly Archives: February 2014

How do we treat thrower's elbow?

24
Feb
,    0 Comments    by orthowell
In my last post, I highlighted elbow injuries in the throwing athlete. Lets review! "For many pitchers, the first sign of impending trouble with the UCL(ulnar collateral ligament on inside of the elbow) is pain or stiffness in the flexors of the forearm. The flexors and pronators of the forearm a...

Knee Scopes: Are they a Sham?

15
Feb
   0 Comments    by orthowell
Is surgery the next step? We read a study that found no statistical difference in the outcomes of people with knee pain that received arthroscopic surgery and those that received a 'sham' surgery! So, before rushing to go under the knife, be sure you convince yourself that all conservative resources...