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Entries by Dr. Josh Dines and Dr. Rock Positano from 07/2008

The Young Hip In Sports: Often Misunderstood?

| Posted 07.01.2008 | Healthy Living

Hip injuries, primarily associated with older patients, are actually quite common among young athletes.

Tennis Elbow Doesn't Just Affect Tennis Players

| Posted 07.08.2008 | Healthy Living

It's incredible that Nadal and Federer were able to hit the ball as hard and with as much accuracy at 9pm as at 9am. Unfortunately, for most of us, overuse of a particular body part often results in pain or injury.

Flip-Flops: Not A Good Idea For Sports And Exercise

| Posted 07.15.2008 | Healthy Living

Flip-flops are fine for the beach or the pool, but overuse can lead to a variety of other problems. Their lack of support can lead to more severe injuries such as ankle sprains or fractures.

Platelet Rich Plasma Works to Heal Tendonitis: New Non-Surgical Treatment Horizons

| Posted 07.22.2008 | Healthy Living

Tendonitis affects just about everyone sometime in their life. Whether it's the rotator cuff, patellar tendon, or tennis elbow, it is usually the result of overuse of the affected tendon.

Lebron's Ankle Sprain Isn't Too Serious, But Yours May Be

| Posted 07.29.2008 | Healthy Living

While basketball fans let out a sigh of relief when it was reported that Lebron James' ankle sprain was minor, for many weekend warriors and part-time athletes, ankle sprains can be much more serious.