Orthopedics and sports health tips, stories, and news from MOS
Muir Orthopaedic Specialists | Health Lines | January 2013

Special Edition:

Winter Athletes


Athletes don't hibernate for the winter - they adapt! The orthopedic specialists at MOS have excellent advice for teen athletes during the winter sports and training season.
Watch these videos to learn more.


Avoid injuries while wrestling.The Low Down on High Ankle Sprains

Basketball players hate to sprain their ankles, and a "high ankle" sprain is particularly bad news. Dr. Murali Moorthy explains why a high ankle sprain puts a player on the bench, and in rehabilitation, much longer than a normal sprain.




Running a Risk for an IT Band Injury

Repetitive bending of the knee, as in running for 90 minutes in a soccer game, can stress your iliotibial band. Dr. Charles Preston tells how to bounce back from an IT band injury.







Learn how to avoid injury during high school sports.

Time Out for a Separated Shoulder

Dr. Michael Michlitsch says 90 percent of young athletes experience recurring problems because they rush their return to sports after a shoulder separation. Heed his advice to get back on the mat fully recovered.


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