Sports & Activity-related Conditions and Treatments
The sports and active specialists at Summit Orthopedics have brought together a variety of video and written content on common conditions. We welcome you to explore the symptoms, condition descriptions, causes, diagnosis, and treatment options.
Condition and Treatment Library:
- Ankle Sprains
- Complex Multiple Ligament Knee Injuries
- Hamstring Injuries
- Knee Ligament Injuries: Tears of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL)
- Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis
- Meniscal Transplantation (Treatment)
- Plantar Fasciitis
- Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections (Treatment)
- Rotator Cuff Injuries
- Runner’s Knee
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Ask the Expert Video Series:
- What’s better for athletes – water or sports drinks?
- Are there risks to playing the same sport all year round?
- Are females more prone to ACL injury?
- What is the female athlete triad health concern?
- What should I do after my child has a minor injury?
- When should I seek medical care for a sports or activity injury?
- What’s better for sports injuries – heat or ice?
- How do you know when an athletic shoe is a good fit?
- Do I really need different shoes for different activities?
- When is it safe for an athlete to return to play?
- Is sports medicine only for students and elite athletes?
- What are the most injury prone times of the season?
- What are tips to safely start a new exercise program?
- How do I know if my child has a fracture?
- What are the most common sports injuries in youth sports?
Common Reasons Athletes Might Need Hand Surgery
Summit Orthopedics hand surgeon Lauren Smith, M.D., discusses some of the most common reasons for hand surgery among athletes of any sport.
How Can I Get the Best Result from My Total Knee Replacement?
We spoke with Summit sports medicine surgeon Mikhail Klimstra, M.D., about what you can do to get the best result from your total knee replacement.
So, You Have a Knee Ligament Injury. What’s Next?
Summit sports medicine surgeon Mikhail Klimstra, M.D., discusses what’s next when an athlete has a knee ligament injury.