Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injuries are quite common and affect approximately 250 000 people per year. Athletes playing sports involving jumping, pivoting, and hard cutting such as basketball, soccer, and football are at the highest risk. Athletes who suffer from these injuries and have a subsequent surgery have muscle weakness, reduced joint ranges of motion, reduced sports performance, an increased risk of re-injury and long term knee injury including osteoarthritis.
The best players in the NBA didn’t make it to the top of their sport based on their court skills alone. They learned early in their basketball career to take care of their health and their body’s so that they could play the game at the highest level for as long as possible. If you want to be the next star in the NBA, here are 5 steps you should take to help your body get you there. 1. Get Assessed Basketball is your craft, and you shouldn’t be expected to assess yourself. Ju
Dr. Trevor Vander Doelen recently sat down with Tiana Devrnja from Athlete's Care Sports Medicine Centres at the annual Biosteel Hockey Camp to discuss how he works with athletes and their team to maximize performance. #chiropractor #chiropractic #hockey #basketball #ART #lowbackpain #injury
Basketball players, parents, coaches, and scouts are all aware of the devastating effects of serious knee injuries and how they can quickly change a once bright future in this sport. Non-traumatic knee injuries are second only to ankle injuries as the most prevalent injuries among basketball players. High profile NBA stars like Greg Oden and Derrick Rose have been examples of how seriously these injuries can affect a prosperous career. Implications of Knee Injuries for Bask
Canadian basketball fans have known for quite some time that basketball has completely taken off in this country! Now, the rest of the country is beginning to realize. The past two days of events at Athlete Institute in Orangeville, ON and the inaugural Biosteel All Canadian Basketball Game at the Mattamy Athletic Centre in downtown Toronto, ON highlighted the incredible highschool basketball talent in Canada. It was an absolute honour to be chosen as the Chiropractor to prov