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 […]