Tag Archives: athlete

A Parent’s Guide to Youth Injuries

Multiple studies published in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons highlighted key factors parents and coaches need to consider when addressing youth sports. These studies established two major takeaways that can’t be ignored: the frequency of certain… 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