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  • Sports Specialization: Preventing Overuse Injuries in Young Athletes

    Sports specialization is defined as the intense year-round training in a single sport, with the exclusion of other sports. Sports specialization has become more accepted if an individual’s goal is to attain an "elite" status in that sport. The three main risks of early specialization in youth sports include: increased psychological stress on the athlete, potential increased rates ...

  • Ankle Sprains: Not Just A Walk It Off Injury

    By: Sarang Desai- Orthopedic Surgeon | Foot & Ankle| Plano, Frisco & McKinney What is an ankle sprain? Ankle sprains are one of the most common sports related injuries that occur in people of all ages. In fact, ankle sprains are thought to happen every second of the day! Ankle sprains occur when the ligaments that support the ankle are stretched to the outside, and sometimes the inside of ...

  • When is The Best Time to Stretch: Before, After or at The End of Your Workout?

    Stretching is a vital part of exercising that is easily overlooked by both athletes and non-athletes alike. Stretching helps to keep your muscles flexible, healthy and strong. Without stretching, your muscles can shorten and become tight, which can result in injuries such as muscle pain, strains, and tears. Michael Cox is the Director of Physical Therapy at OrthoTexas’ Carrollton location. ...

  • What is a Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

    PM&R Specialist and What do they do? Q &A with Dr. Gregory Powell & Dr. Aine McKenzie both PM&R Specialist with OrthoTexas What makes someone a good candidate to see a Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation physician and when should they see an orthopedist? McKenzie: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) physicians, also known as physiatrists, treat a wide variety of ...

  • What Does it Mean to be a Team Physician: Q & A with Dr. Sarang Desai, D.O. - Orthopedic Surgeon of the Foot & Ankle

    What teams ARE you currently with? Currently, I am the official team physician for the Dallas Sidekicks professional indoor soccer team and have been for the past four consecutive seasons. I look forward to returning to the Sidekicks’ sideline after their break this season. I also serve as the foot and ankle consultant for the Texas Legends NBA D-League team and the Allen Americans ...

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