Using Soft Rollers

I contributed to this article in the LA Times:   It doesn’t have to hurt: How to use soft rollers and balls to gently melt away aches and pains – LA Times Sue Hitzmann developed the MELT Method of balls and soft rollers to massage muscles and...

Decorating Safely

Not done decorating? Here are some safety tips.   Holiday Decorating Safety Tips – HSS Playbook Getting festive for the holidays? Before you begin to decorate, consider these safety tips from Physical Therapist Lauren Piljic. Source:...

Preventing Running Injuries

As an orthopedic surgeon I don’t have to operate on very many runners, but I certainly see a lot of them in the clinic – especially around Marathon time. The old adage ‘an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure’ rings true for runners. Some basic...

Concussion Prevention in Soccer

I think this is a great move as it isn’t the head hitting the ball, it is two players going for the same ball and colliding. This may end up changing the game of soccer going forward, but if it prevents head injuries then it is well worth it.   U.S. Soccer...