Ski boot fitting

After spending last season in Florida and with early indications of a good snow year in the San Juans I decided it was time to upgrade my well seasoned AT boots (original Technica cochise 130s, now on their second liner) with hope of reducing their 4 pound, 6 oz per boot weight. I have had…

Why should you choose an independent physician?

Many patients rather than choosing particular doctors might instead choose a particular health system or hospital. For the patient who doesn’t pay out of pocket much or who isn’t very engaged with their healthcare, this option offers convenience and allows all doctors treating the patient access to the entire medical record without any effort on…

What is a Sports Medicine Physician?

First, a little background on the educational pathway for doctors (physicians) in general. A candidate doctor will attend a medical school, typically for 4 years. They graduate and are then called “doctor,” but their practical knowledge/skill is limited. So, almost every doctor attends a residency program for 3 or more years after medical school. The…

What is “Sports Medicine” ?

“Sports Medicine” is a phrase that gets used frequently by orthopedic surgeons, medical physicians, personal trainers, Athletic Trainers, massage therapists, dietitians, nutritionists, chiropractors, exercise physiologists and I’m probably missing a few… but what does “Sports Medicine” really mean? Brukner & Kahn’s Clinical Sports Medicine, probably the best textbook on the subject, defines sports medicine as…