Some Things to Keep in Mind Before Sledding This Winter

While sledding can provide hours of fun, most people do not think about the potential hazards that can accompany this classic winter activity.

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Dr. Siegel on List of Outstanding Knee Surgeons

Becker’s orthopaedic, Spine & Pain Management Review recently released the list of “125 Outstanding Knee Surgeons,” which includes Joshua Siegel, MD of Access Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics.

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Skiing and Snowboarding Safety

It’s that time of year again. Whether you make occasional weekend trips to the mountains or spend every weekend watching your children compete, skiing and snowboarding are a part of winter in New England.

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Cumulative Effects of Concussions

More and more concerns continue to arise regarding the potential long term effects of cumulative concussions and even sub-concussion repetitive head trauma. A recent NY Times article tells the story of Derek Boogard, a former National Hockey League player and enforcer for the Minnesota Wild and New York Rangers.

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ACL Injuries in Young Athletes on the Rise

Are we pushing our young athletes too hard for too long? It is not uncommon for our athletes to be playing competitive sports year round, for multiple teams, and in multiple sports.

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Bracing a Fall: Treatment and Recovery from Wrist Fractures

A hard landing on your hands is accompanied by sharp pain in the wrist and you know something is seriously wrong as your wrist quickly swells and becomes black and blue. You have sustained a distal radius fracture, the most common form of a broken wrist.

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