Your Knees & Running – What You Need to Know!

On September 26, 2016, in Dr. Dino Pappas, Endurance Athletes, Knee Pain, Sports Medicine, by Dr. Dino Pappas

The Myth This needs to stop!  What you may ask?  The scare tactics!  Scare tactics don’t help patients. Actually, scare tactics harm them. One of the more common scare tactics we find is the scare tactic, stop running cause it’s bad for your knees.  We hear medical providers like orthopedic surgeons, physiatrists, sports medicine physicians, […]

Meniscus Removal Surgery (Meniscectomy)

On August 29, 2016, in Dr. Dino Pappas, Knee Pain, Physical Therapy, Uncategorized, by Dr. Dino Pappas

One of the most common orthopaedic surgeries is meniscus removal surgery (meniscectomy). The meniscus is the C-shaped cartilage between the thigh bone (femur) and shin bone (tibia). The cartilage provides: Shock absorption Guidance of motion at/around the knee Weight bearing & transmission Lubrication and nutrition for the other cartilage structures (articular) around the knee The […]

Chronic IT Band Syndrome or Something Else?

The weather is warming up and out comes the endurance athletes (runners, bikers and triathletes) again.  The old aches and pains re-emerge.  An endurance athlete that can’t participate in their sport anymore is kind of like a dog owner that’s lost their dog (depressed).  For more on that analogy, click here (http://thecfim.com/rest-fixes-bad-mechanics). We will see […]

The Derrick Rose ACL Saga

On May 28, 2012, in Chiropractic, Chiropractor, Knee Pain, MRI, Pain, Physical Therapy, by Dr. Dino Pappas

So we’ve all seen the footage of Derrick Rose ‘s ACL Tear. You’ve heard numerous opinions on this topic; so, here is mine. 1. Injury Prediction: We cannot predict injury with certainty, all we can say is an athlete is more susceptible based on certain factors. As doctors, we try to modify these factors as […]

 

Video Blog #2 – Foam Roll

We get asked questions by patients such as, “Do I have to come see you (chiropractor) the rest of my life?” or “How can I maintain the benefits of care after my treatments are done?” or “Is there anything I can do at home to get my pain down and function restored as soon as […]

 

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