Sports Medicine Lubbock

Common Sports Supplements

What are some common supplements to Achieve My Sports Goal? It is a known fact that you can add muscle by simply eating right and lifting weights. However, if you want to truly maximize your growth potential, there are many over the counter sports supplements that might help you achieve your goals. Supplements are a […]

Causes of Ankle Sprains

An ankle sprain is generally any injury to your muscles/tendons or ligaments connecting your leg bones to the foot. Ligaments play a vital role in making leg movements possible. This type of sports injury is very common among active people. An ankle sprain can be overwhelmingly painful and unbearable for anyone. It can also cause […]

6 Most Common Sports Injuries

Engaging in daily sports activities such as rugby, tennis, football, hockey, cycling, skiing and snowboarding to name but a few can be so much fun. Nonetheless, active sportsmen/women are prone to different types of sports injuries. Here are the top 6 most common Sports Injuries Knee injuries Knee injuries are quite common with footballers, sprinters, dancers, swimmers, rugby […]

The Main Players in Sports Medicine

Sports Medicine involves several medical professionals. The main focus of sports medicine is to assist athletes perform at their optimal level in sports, avoid injury and facilitate quick recovery. Over the course of the last several years, owing to the fact that more people are taking up exercises as part of their lifestyle, this area of medical […]

Being the Best Athletic Trainer

Athletic Trainer Skill Sets Among the many factors behind the success of any high level athlete is an Athletic Trainer (AT). Even though not all iconic sportspersons may have an athletic trainer, they are a critical and proven benefit to one’s career. Athletic training entails several aspects besides simply helping in physical training and injury repair. […]

Frozen Shoulder Syndrome

Frozen Shoulder Syndrome:  What is it? Has your shoulder suddenly lost movement?  Is it painful or stiff? You may have “Frozen Shoulder Syndrome”, also known as adhesive capsulitis. Affecting up to 5% of the population, this is a fairly common ailment.  It can often occur after an injury, overuse, or even after a disease such as […]

Dr. Kevin Crawford Named 2016 KCBD Best of the West

  2016 Best of the West – Orthopedic Surgeons For the sixth consecutive year (7th in 8 years), Dr. Kevin Crawford has been named the KCBD News Channel 11’s Best of the West Orthopedic Surgeon. Voted by the community at large, Dr. Crawford was but one of many orthopedic surgeons to be nominated.  Garnering the […]

Is Exercise good for Brain Health

Is exercise good for Brain Health? Absolutely! Aside from keeping your body fit, physical exercise can benefit brain health in many ways. That’s a win-win! We hit the gym a few times a week, run, or partake in physical activities to keep our bodies’ fit.  We also continue learning new tasks, enjoy crossword puzzles, or take […]