Tag Archives: sports

Winter Sports Injuries

Here in Nebraska, there’s just no way to avoid it – every year, winter comes around. Some folks love it while others downright loathe the season and all that accompanies it. For those winter warriors out there who can’t wait… read more

Growth Plate Fractures

  Because children are still growing, they are at risk for an injury that adults are not – growth plate fractures. Growth plates – which are areas of cartilage located near the ends of bones – help to determine both… read more

It’s Time for Back to School – In the Classroom AND On the Field! – Part 2

Welcome back to the second half of our series on getting back-to-school ready – on the courts and fields and courses, that is! In part 1, we discussed how getting participation clearance from your child’s pediatrician or family practice physician… read more

It’s Time for Back to School – In the Classroom AND On the Field! – Part 1

Even though it seems as though summer has just begun, the sad fact of the matter (for kids, anyway…maybe not so “sad” for their parents) is that those first days of school – and all the ones that follow –… read more

Running Done Right – Part 3

Well, we’ve arrived – to the last part of our blog series on Running Done Right, that is! Over the course of the last few weeks, we’ve discussed issues that tend to arise from a variety of issues, including things… read more

Running Done Right – Part 2

Welcome back! In part 1 of our blog series we looked at how stride frequency and stride length come into play in regards to Running Done Right. Today we’ll explore two more common running issues – heel striking and how… read more

Running Done Right – Part 1

Here at Prairie Orthopaedic and Plastic Surgery, we’re a pretty active bunch. We’ve got runners and cyclists in our midst, as well as hikers, walkers, swimmers, golfers…you get the picture, right? But, we’re also doctors and nurses and physical therapists… read more

Overuse Injuries – Part 3

Thanks for joining us for our third and final installment to our blog series on overuse injuries. Over the course of the past few weeks we’ve looked at some of the most common overuse injuries of the shoulder, elbow, hip… read more

Overuse Injuries – Part 2

Welcome back to our series on overuse injuries! In our last blog we covered overuse injuries of the upper extremity (specifically of the shoulder and elbow) and, today, we’re going to look at some of the most common overuse injuries… read more

Soccer Injuries

There’s no doubting the fact that soccer is an intense sport. All you need to do is watch two kids battle it out on the field for possession of the ball – or watch a goalkeeper slide and dive (repeatedly)… read more