Ruptured ATFL Sidelines Golfer Rory McIlroy

By Intermountain Healthcare
McIlroy Ankle

Rory McIlroy, golf's #1 ranked player, posted an Instagram of himself Monday morning in a walking boot and crutches.  His caption read “Total rupture of left ATFL (Ankle Ligament) and associated joint capsule damage…” making many speculate whether or not he would be able to participate The Open Championship in 10 days. Our experts give some insight on ATFL injuries and how long McIlroy might be out.

Winter Sports Injuries: An Ounce of Prevention

By Trek Lyons MD
Winter 20Running

Few things create more excitement than waking up on a crisp winter morning and finding that Mother Nature generously buried the mountains with a “monster dump” of snow during the night. More than equally depressing, however, is dealing with an overuse injury or sustaining a traumatic injury on such a morning. Preparation and daily planning are the pillars for preventing most such injuries in winter sports.​

Common Shoulder Injuries From Overuse or Improper Lifting

By Travis M Hendry MD
Shoulder Injuries HEADER

Overuse injuries to the shoulder often include bursitis, tendonitis, and strains/sprains. In order to help prevent this type of injury, it is important to understand how they are different. There are also a few tips and tricks you can follow during your workout to help prevent shoulder overuse injuries.