sports medicine specialists, Dr. Wayne Gersoff

Work Hard, Play Hard: How Sports Medicine specialist Dr. Wayne Gersoff Has Helped Pro and Amateur Athletes Be Active and Stay in the Game

The sports medicine expert’s lifelong love of athletics inspires him to help patients even with severe injuries return to an active life “People who are active want to stay active,” says Dr. Wayne Gersoff, and he should know. Not only is he a leader in sports medicine who’s helped keep top athletes – professional, collegiate, […]

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Patient Perspectives: 8 things you should know before having rotator cuff surgery

Top tips from a working mom, a caretaker, an elite athlete and a retiree who’ve been there, done that. A rotator cuff tear is a common repetitive motion injury, caused by occupational and recreational activities, and can also occur more often as we age.  They can also occur with a specific traumatic event. According to the […]

Flip Flop Running equals Plantar Fasciitis

Are your summer activities causing plantar fasciitis?

It’s sandal season! And while that might make you (and your toes) jump for joy, the rest of your foot might not feel the same. In fact, many people experience pain on the bottom of their heel as warmer weather allows us to trade in shoes and boots for flip flops and bare feet. A […]

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5 Signs You May Be Ready for Total Knee Replacement Surgery

“You’ll know when the time is right.” That’s what some doctors tell patients with persistent knee pain, when they ask whether they should have total knee replacement (TKR) surgery. Of course, it’s not always that easy to tell. Yes, you may have arthritis and may suffer from joint pain when you bend your knee, but […]

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Can Spinal Fusion For Back Pain Help You Play Golf Like Tiger Woods?

Understanding the Back Pain Treatment that Propelled the Pro Golfer to a Masters Win For his recent victory at the 2019 Masters Tournament, which many sports commentators are calling one of the greatest career comebacks of all time, Tiger Woods owes a lot of credit. First, of course, to his own tenacity, discipline, and skill. […]