• Recovery

Driving after a foot or ankle injury

When you suffer an ankle injury or a foot injury, the doctor likely will protect the injured area by requiring…

  • Recovery

Taking anti-inflammatory medications after a fracture

It is common practice for people to apply ice and take a couple ibuprofen tablets soon after an injury. The…

  • Analysis

As sports fans, let’s stop pretending we care about the health of the athletes

As an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine, treating injuries of athletes and active people, I obviously care about…

  • Recovery

Return to work after an injury or surgery

No one likes to voluntarily take a lot of time off of work, even if it’s to recover from an…

  • Recovery

Running after an injury or surgery

Many of my patients love to run and hate the idea of missing days of training due to an injury.…

  • Recovery

Lifting weights after an injury

Many people – and maybe you – love to lift weights as part of your exercise routine. If you suffer…

  • Analysis
  • Football

Cam Newton and recovery from Lisfranc injuries for NFL players

I did a radio interview late last week on a station in North Carolina about the Lisfranc injury of Cam…

  • Recovery

How to use ice after an injury

We have all heard the acronym RICE. It stands for Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation. It’s basically a formula to…

  • Burnout

Passion and job burnout

With the struggles that so many of us face with symptoms of job burnout, we need to find ways to…

  • Analysis

The short- and long-term outlooks for Patrick Mahomes, Tua Tagovailoa, and Zion Williamson

In a 4-day period over the weekend, I was asked to do four radio interviews. Normally, I do a number…

  • Burnout

Reprioritizing what matters in your job to prevent burnout

One of the primary causes of the growing rates of burnout among American workers today is the longer work hours…

  • Burnout

Gratitude and eliminating burnout

In a recent video on ways to overcome and prevent burnout, I shared my thoughts on the importance of mindfulness.…