• Stop Knee Pain AND Smelly Backpacks!

    Stop Knee Pain AND Smelly Backpacks!

    We love to have our kids involved in sports, to watch them play their games and compete.  Regardless of whether it is basketball, lacrosse, football, golf, or any other sport they enjoy, we appreciate that they are active and learning life lessons.  As with many things, there can be a downside to having active, sporty kids. If your little athletes are anything like mine,...
  • Best Knee Brace for Soccer Players

    Best Knee Brace for Soccer Players

    When you consider how much wear and tear is placed on the knee during the fast-paced, highly physical game of soccer, knee problems should come as no surprise. One of the most common locations of knee pain in soccer players is the front of the knee, often referred to as the patella or "kneecap".  "This is called patellofemoral pain," explains Steven Hale, MD, orthopaedic...
  • Support for Osgood-Schlatter Disease

    Support for Osgood-Schlatter Disease

    Is your child complaining of knee pain? If so, there is a chance it may be Osgood-Schlatter disease. According to the Mayo Clinic, a common cause of knee pain in youth is Osgood-Schlatter disease. Although the word "disease" is in the name, it is not really a disease, but rather an overuse injury. Osgood-Schlatter disease is an inflammation of the bone, cartilage, and/or tendon...
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