Patient Education August 24, 2017

How We Are Protecting Your Athletes From Concussions

Concussions have long been associated with football, but now we are seeing more concussions from other sports like soccer as well. In fact, it’s been estimated that high school athletes sustain ...

Patient Education August 22, 2017

How to Pack Nutritious and Fun School Lunches

Kids feel better and learn better when they fuel up with a nutritious meal. Unfortunately the Standard American Diet (SAD) is filled with foods that are calorie rich and nutrition poor. These fake ...

Patient Education August 18, 2017

Shoulder Instability in Youth Athletes

Shoulder injuries are common among young athletes and especially those that participate in throwing sports like football, baseball and javelin. Nearly 95% of the shoulder injuries I treat in youth ...

Patient Education August 15, 2017

Why You Should Drink Before You are Thirsty

Regardless of your activity level it’s important to stay hydrated. However, hydration is especially important to athletes and can help you perform at your highest level. Many athletes, ...

Patient Education August 11, 2017

How Sleep Is Affecting Your Workout

There are a lot of things that can contribute to your success as an athlete. Along with training and nutrition, sleep should be an important part of any athlete’s regimen. In fact, for some ...

Patient Education August 9, 2017

Heat Acclimatization is Here!

It may only be the middle of August, but high school fall athletes are already getting ready for their upcoming season. An important part of every fall athlete’s training is heat ...

Patient Education August 3, 2017

Fibromyalgia: Facts vs. Fiction

Fibromyalgia is a very common condition that affects a multitude of people. In the United States alone it is estimated that nearly three percent of the population is affected by Fibromyalgia. Compared ...

Patient Education August 2, 2017

Opioid-Free Joint Replacement Surgery

Dr. Tom Meade is a leading expert on performing joint replacement surgery without the use of opioids. Learn more about the science behind Coordinated Health’s Rapid Recovery Joint Replacement ...

Patient Education August 2, 2017

Building Stronger Bones

Osteoporosis is a major health concern in the United States. Nearly 44 million Americans suffer from the condition that causes a loss in bone density and consequently results in an increased risk of ...

Patient Education July 27, 2017

Sport Hernias

As a general surgeon one of the most common complaints that patients come to see me with is groin pain. One cause of groin pain is a sports hernia, which develops among those that are very active or ...