Tag: sports injuries

Sports Injuries

Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

Orthopedic specialists often rely on x-rays and MRIs to get an “inside look” at the source of their patients’ pain. Some also use ultrasound. But not all orthopedists are trained and registered to perform musculoskeletal ultrasound (RSMK). Dr. Kellum has been trained in and uses musculoskeletal ultrasound for precise and specific image-guided injections for his […]

Knee Pain, Sports Injuries

What is Orthobiologics

Orthobiologics is a combination of words: “ortho” refers to the human body (ligaments, tendons, bones, and joints) and “biologics” refers to naturally derived substances used to heal parts of the body.  Orthobiologic treatments can be used to harness the body’s ability to heal itself to restore or establish normal function. Within the field of orthopedics, […]

Sports Injuries

Top 10 Most Common Sports Injuries

Sports injuries are common in children and adults. There are hundreds of different types of injuries that are caused by sports. Some body parts are more susceptible to injury than others and the top three injuries make up for the majority of all sports-related injuries. Let’s talk about the 10 most common sports injuries in […]

Chronic Pain, Sports Injuries

Biologics for Sports Medicine-Not Just for the Pros Anymore

Biologics have been used in sports medicine for decades to heal injuries and repair knee dislocations, patellar tendon ruptures, andligament and rotator cuff tears. Even 12 years ago, the results of cellular therapy were remarkable – and doctors were just getting started. In an article on ESPN from December 2012, Dr. James Andrews claims, “What […]