Blog Archive

PLAY ball!! Apr 17th, 2021

Games are Wednesdays and Saturdays. For more information go to http://www.rbba.org for information on playing SAFELY in the pandemic go to http://www.rbba.org/blog/phase2guidelines Sports are good for kids. We look forward to helping kids get back on the field and into the game!!

The Robot's Time has Come Apr 14th, 2021

Use of robotic and computerized tools to enhance the preparation and performance of surgical procedures is not a new phenomenon, and it have taken many forms. In orthopedics, a lot of the technology has been focused on planning, measuring, and aligning the ideal outcome of the surgery, but much of...

Why Every Athlete Should Have a Sports Medicine Doctor on Their Team Apr 14th, 2021

Every year, millions of American children, teenagers, and adults injure themselves while participating in sports. Whether you’re a student-athlete, weekend warrior, or pro, if you injure yourself, you need expert treatment so you can recover and return to your beloved sport safely. This is often where the experienced physicians and...

What type of doctor do I see for my head injury? Apr 13th, 2021

If you have an issue with your tooth, it is fairly common knowledge that you should contact your dentist. And if you injure your ankle, you usually want to visit an Orthopedic doctor. But who should you see when you hit your head? Your initial thought may be to see...

Outdoor Activities Ramp Back Up Mar 31st, 2021

Yay! The weather is starting to get warmer and with the nice weather outdoor activities and sports are starting up again. Which is great! But for those who are dusting off their sports gear be mindful of those injuries that may occur. If you have been sitting on your couch...

Knee Issues We Can Treat with Arthroscopy Mar 17th, 2021

Knee pain is incredibly common. It stems from age-related degeneration, overuse, and injury. Knee problems cause pain, swelling, stiffness, instability, and weakness. They can get in the way of your mobility. If any of this sounds familiar, then you undoubtedly need medical attention to confirm your diagnosis and provide expert...

Rest your brain Feb 25th, 2021

This past year has been a rollercoaster ride for most people both mentally and physically. From working at home, to being a part-time teacher, and all the other craziness in between, it should come as no shock that your brain has taken a beating. As we all plan to move...

Returning to Sports After Rotator Cuff Surgery Feb 17th, 2021

The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons in your shoulder that helps to keep your arm in place. Every year around 2 million Americans seek medical treatment for rotator cuff injuries. About 80% of rotator cuff injuries respond to nonsurgical treatment, and the rest require surgery. Fortunately,...

Partial vs. Total Knee Replacement Jan 15th, 2021

Knees take a day-to-day beating. Not only do they support your body weight, but they also absorb the impact of every step you take.  Even walking on a flat surface, your knees absorb around one-and-a-half times your body weight, and that pressure increases if you're on an incline, climbing stairs,...

Starting 2021 off right! Jan 5th, 2021

Congrats! You made it past 2020! Now it is time to make sure that 2021 is your year. And to do so, you may want to make sure that you are physically and mentally tough to make whatever changes you think you need. Whether it's getting back into shape after...

Am I Too Young for Hip Replacement Surgery? Dec 3rd, 2020

It used to be that joint replacement surgery was considered a last-resort option for those of a “certain older age,” but not for those who are supposedly in their prime. Well, you can’t tell that to your joints, and the fact is that they can wear down at any age,...

Stressful Times Nov 5th, 2020

It goes without saying that 2020 has been a stressful year for most people. And with stress comes headaches that can sometimes lead to migrains. But before you reach for an over the counter medication or even a presciption medication think about a more natural approach.    Vitamins that help...

Healthy Brain Oct 15th, 2020

It is failry common knowledge that if you want a healthy body you should eat healthy and exercise. And while looking and feeling good is important for a long and healthy life, most people tend to skip out on their brain health.  So what should I be taking? The best...

Car Accidents & Concussions Oct 6th, 2020

If you or a loved one has been in a car accident and have felt symptoms of a concussion it's likely you sustained one. Even if you don't actually hit your head in the car accident you can still suffer from a concussion. It's called a cervical concussion. Your brain...

No Sports means no concussions...right? Sep 11th, 2020

With COVID-19 still affecting our daily lives one of the biggest hit community are our athetes. And with a lot of schools and leagues deciding not to play most would assume that concussions would go down. However that is false. A large population of concussions that are seen in our...

FAQ: Is there a type of Athlete that is at higher risk? Aug 26th, 2020

Athletes in general who have weak necks or are timid when going into contact tend to experience the most head injuries. This debate has only recently caught the attention of reserachers and has since been investigated but not proven. The idea is simple, our head is larger and heavier than...

Testimony from a patient Aug 12th, 2020

"About two years ago, I told myself I would not get up on my roof again to clean the gutters. Fast forward to early to early May 2020 I had the ladder out to clean the leaves in the gutter over my garage, which is approx 12 feet up. Five...

Frequently Asked Questions about Concussions (FAQ) Jul 29th, 2020

Unfortunately, every person's brain is different, and there are multuple grades of concussion that rande from mild to severe. If you, or a loved one, experiences a concussion make sure you know the signs and symptoms so that they are able to return to work/play safely. For athletes the most...

M.O.S.Ts Concussion Program Jul 21st, 2020

M.O.S.T is excited to offer concussion help to any and all patients who suffer from a head injury. If you experience a head injury and are dealing with symptoms that include, but are not limited to, headaches, difficulty concentrating, or sensitivity to noise our team of experts will evaluate using...

What is a Concussion? Jul 21st, 2020

How do you know if you have suffered from a Concussion? Signs and symptoms of a consussion usually occur shortly after you hit your head but not always. Sometimes you will start to experience symptoms 24-48 hours after you hit your head.  Key symptoms to look out for are: Headache,...