Regenerative Medicine for Sports Injuries

Video describes the use of amnion growth factor injections for tendon injuries. The patient had a peroneal tendon injury after a fracture repair in his ankle.The tendon was visualized with diagnostic ultrasound and the iarea of injury was injected with the healing amnion tissue growth factors.

The Fork in the Road

Fork in the Road

Sometimes decisions for surgical repair of injuries delay short-term trajectory for athletics but hopefully best for the long-term health of the individual. I’ve always been a big believer in taking a conservative approach with injury first. In addition to physical therapy after my knee scope surgery for a torn ACL and meniscus injury. I have […]

Are Your Feet Feeling Rusty?

In the feet and ankles, arthritis is a growing problem as the baby boomers get older. Almost 50% of all people, ages 50-60, have some form of arthritis, but don’t exhibit symptoms. Arthritis is a general term that covers a wide range of injuries involving inflammation of the joints. Three types are osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and […]

Don’t get Beat with the Wrong Cleat

In soccer, since there are a variety of playing surfaces, there is a need for different footwear options. Selection of the wrong footwear may result in a season ending injury. Dr. Pearl suffered an injury by selecting the wrong type of footwear. He was playing on a grass with dry dirt base hardening to clay […]