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Arnica: Is There Any Substance to this Substance?

Arnica Gel/Cream It seems that we’re hearing more and more people using Arnica for relief of muscle and joint aches and pains.  It’s commonly been used as a homeopathic treatment for inflammation, bruises, and swelling.  The problem with Arnica as with many other herbals and supplements is that the research supporting the use of them […]

Heat Illnesses in Athletes: Signs, Symptoms, Treatment

Heat Illness in Athletes At SSOR, we see many athletes of all ages with various injuries and surgeries that require rehab.  As the school year approaches, many kids will start practicing for fall sports in the sweltering summer heat.  The problem is that many kids spend the whole summer in climate-controlled environments then start practicing […]

Rehab After ACL Surgery: A List of "Must Do's"

ACL Rehab Rehab after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery is a long, arduous process that takes several months.   Unfortunately, the internet is a sea of misinformation on what to do/not to do.  It’s littered with various experts, horror stories, and various pundits who all have a different take, which adds to confusion.  Complicating matters further […]