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Steve Hamilton, M.D.

The Most Common Overuse Injuries in Sports

Practice makes perfect. No pain, no gain. Probably every athlete has heard these phrases at some point during their sports career. However, people often don’t realize just how dangerous overtraining and overuse can be to an athlete’s body. While it is imperative to train in order to improve your ...


Preventing ACL Injury with Proper Body Mechanics and Strength Exercises

No serious athlete takes an ACL injury lightly. The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is an elastic band of tissue that plays a crucial role in knee stability, which could mean the difference between a big win and a devastating loss. While the risk an ACL injury is high in contact sports, it could also ...


Frequently Asked Questions about Rotator Cuff Injuries

What is a rotator cuff injury? The shoulder consists of the humerus (upper arm bone), scapula (shoulder blade), and clavicle (collarbone). The rotator cuff is a group of four muscles that hold the head of the humerus and scapula together. While its primary function is to help stabilize the shoulder, ...


Arthroscopic Surgery for Common Sports Injuries

Today’s elite athletes push the boundaries of what is humanly possible. Countless train, day and night, strengthening their muscles and improving their techniques hoping to win championships and smash records. Unfortunately, injuries—particularly those related to the knee or shoulder— are a ...


Detecting and Treating Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI)

FAI or “Femoroacetabular Impingement” is a condition where the hip bones are shaped abnormally and do not fit perfectly together, causing the bones to rub, which ultimately damages to the hip joint. The hip is a ball and socket joint and a low friction tissue called articular cartilage covers the ...


The Advantages of an Arthroscopic Procedure

For high school and college athletes, there are few things worse than a season-ending injury. If sitting on the sidelines wasn’t already painful in its own sense, a severe injury and the conditions associated with it may continue long after the season has ended and may even lead to problems as an adult. Orthopedic ...