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The Sports Medicine Clinic at the Stanford Medicine Outpatient Center brings together a unique team of athletic trainers, physicians, physical therapists and sports scientists to collaboratively provide the best possible medical care for athletic injuries and illnesses.
A condition in which there is mechanical conflict between the acetabulum (socket) and femoral head (ball), as they move together as the ball-and-socket hip joint. The socket may be too deep or turned backwards.
When a bone in the foot breaks due to stress or any other condition, it is called a foot fracture. With 26 bones in a single foot, almost any of them can be broken. Many fractures do not require surgery, or even a cast, as they will heal on their own with some support. When a foot is fractured, the site of the fracture usually is painful and swollen.
Foot pain and problems
Foot pain and problems can be caused by genetics, footwear, overuse and injury resulting in pain, inflammation, and limited movement and mobility.
The most common form of arthritis, this chronic, degenerative joint disease is characterized by the breakdown of joint cartilage. Although it can occur in any joint, usually it affects the hands, knees, hips, or spine.
A painful inflammatory process of the plantar fascia, the connective tissue or ligament on the sole of the foot.
Rotator cuff tear
A rotator cuff tear can weaken the shoulder and cause pain and difficulty with daily activities that involve lifting and rotating the arm.
Common injuries that happen to runners of all ages and fitness levels.
A common cause of shoulder pain due to impingement or pinching of tendons or bursa in the shoulder from bones of the shoulder, often caused by repeated overhead activity or joint and bone abnormalities.
Stress fractures are common sport injuries, usually caused by overuse, such as increasing the amount or intensity of an activity too rapidly, or the result of unfamiliar surface, improper equipment, and increased physical stress.
Stanford's Eugene Roh, M.D., at the Winter Olympic Games in Korea earlier this year.
Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you may have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.
Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.
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