SRO Sports Medicine

PFPS – Runners and jumpers experience this painful condition most

People who have patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) experience pain in the front of the knee and around the patella, or kneecap. Athletes who specialize in running and jumping sports—particularly females and young adults—complain of this condition most frequently, but PFPS can happen to anyone. The characteristic symptoms of ...


Athletes require additional training to stay fit with COVID restrictions

Researchers caution that the prolonged individual training players have been exposed to for months is insufficient to help athletes maintain the physical fitness and mental strength they need for competition. Writing in the International Journal of Sports Medicine the researchers and sports physicians express their fears that injuries ...


Kids who specialize in one sport more likely to sustain stress fractures, tendinitis and ACL tears

A new study finds that kids who specialize in a chosen sport tend to engage in higher levels of vigorous exercise than their peers and may be more likely to sustain injuries, such as stress fractures, tendinitis and ACL tears. The findings, which draw from a multi-year, ongoing ...

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