By Brian Capogna, MD, sports medicine surgeon at OAM Soccer is a popular sport for both females and males during adolescence and can instill values of teamwork, determination and success while keeping active. With these positives comes the risk of injuries, which can potentially occur any time there is physical activity. Common soccer injuries can
By Brian Capogna, MD, sports medicine surgeon at OAM Football can be a big part of a high schooler’s life. Friday night games are a place for members of the community to come together to support their local athletes. I dedicate every fall weekend to providing sideline coverage for high school and college games. I
By David Tuckman, MD, Hand and Upper Extremity Surgeon at OAM Seemingly overnight, pickleball has taken America by storm. This previously little-known sport has become very popular in communities across the country. What is it exactly? It is a mix of tennis, badminton and ping pong. A game is played on a court as singles
Cycling is a great cardiovascular exercise and can help increase muscle strength, however, it’s important to make sure you’re taking the right precautions to prevent injury. We’ve compiled a few tips to help you remain safe and injury free while cycling this summer. Wear an approved bicycle helmet at all times while cycling. Many overuse
By Richard D’Agostino, MD As a practicing sports medicine surgeon for over 30 years, I have seen the field evolve over time. There has been a massive shift when it comes to appropriate treatments for sports injuries. In the past, surgery was usually only recommended for people who were in their 20s, 30s or 40s.