Sports Medicine, also known as sports and exercise medicine (SEM), is a branch of medicine that deals with the treatment and prevention of sports and exercise-related injuries and improving fitness and performance.
Dr. Ekaterina Urch is a fellowship trained and board certified sports medicine physician who has undergone training at HSS and Kerlan Jobe Clinic, two of the most prestigious and respected institutions in the field of orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. She has a passion for helping patients overcome injury to live an active and healthy life. From her experience as a collegiate volleyball player, she understands firsthand the frustration and stress that injury can cause. Dr. Urch treats patients of all ages with diverse orthopedic injuries.
Sports injuries are musculoskeletal injuries that can occur anywhere in the body. They may be acute injuries such as sprains or fractures or chronic overuse injuries such as tendonitis. We focus on prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation to help you return to top form.
Total shoulder replacement surgery is performed to relieve symptoms of severe shoulder pain and disability due to arthritis. In this surgery, the damaged articulating parts of the shoulder joint are removed and replaced with artificial prostheses.
The gold standard for management of elbow ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) injuries in elite athletes is reconstruction of the UCL with a tendon graft.
The active compression test (O'Brien Sign) is widely used by physicians to aid in the diagnosis of biceps-labrum complex disease.
In this article, we report on the differences in the healing biology of biceps tenodesis performed on either bone or soft tissue in a rat model.