Dr. Alejandro Centurion

Overuse is the main cause of injuries. In cases of swimmers, overhead forward stroke can cause the most common injury in shoulders. Dr. Alejandro Centurion, Primary Care & Sports Medicine Physician with Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute, explains what freestyle stroke is. There are some factors that can increase the risks for a young athlete to develop an eating disorder. Dr. Alejandro Centurion, Primary Care & Sports Medicine Physician with Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute, explains why focusing too much on completion, low self-esteem and constant dieting are the most common ones. The knee injury is the most common injury especially in women. Also, studies have shown that women have increased quadriceps activation and it puts more stress on the knee. Dr. Alejandro Centurion, Primary Care & Sports Medicine Physician with Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute, explains with a 3D imaging how the knee injury happens and explains its symptoms. Hormones affecting joints, tissues and ligaments and female hormones increase the risks for women to suffer some injury. Dr. Alejandro Centurion, Primary Care & Sports Medicine Physician with Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute, explains the differences of the Q Angle in women and men. Jumper’s knee is a patellar tendinopathy. It’s caused by repetitive jumping and squatting of the knee. Dr. Alejandro Centurion, Primary Care & Sports Medicine Physician with Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute, explains jumper’s knee causes inflammation and pain and it’s more prevalent in sports such as basketball and volleyball. The doctor also talks about the rehab. Forearm stress injury, bicep tendonitis, ulnar neuritis and UCL injury are the most common softball injuries. Dr. Alejandro Centurion, Primary Care & Sports Medicine Physician with Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute, explains these injuries also can happen in baseball. The female athlete triad is related to energy and balance. In some cases, it may happen because of eating disorders or not having enough energy intake. Dr. Alejandro Centurion, Primary Care & Sports Medicine Physician with Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute, explains how the body reacts when this occurs and talks about some effects of the female athlete triad such as energy imbalance or decreased bone density.

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