International Olympic Committee Reaffirms Commitment To U Of U Health Partnership To Promote Athletic Health
“It’s a huge honor to be part of this very collaborative group that has and will continue to do important research that allows athletes to participate in their sports at the highest levels of competition while mitigating the risk of injury,” says Travis G. Maak, M.D., the coalition’s representative at U of U Health, head team physician for the Utah Jazz, and an associate professor of orthopaedic surgery in the Spencer Fox Eccles School of Medicine at University of Utah.
'It rocked my world': Faith, gratitude helping 4-star BYU commit Amari Whiting through ACL injury
The family quickly set up an appointment with Dr. Travis Maak, the head orthopedic surgeon for the Utah Jazz who specializes in hip and knee sports injuries.
The orthopaedic surgeon's view of hip pain and FAI, with Dr Travis Maak
When working with a patient who has femoroacetabular impingement syndrome (FAI), knowing how and when to work with an orthopaedic surgeon can feel daunting. Dr. Travis Maak puts your mind at ease today as he chats with Dan and Chelsea to share the surgeon's perspective. Dr Maak is a strong proponent of multidisciplinary practice—he’s a big fan of physical therapists and surgeons working together. In today’s episode, he covers when to refer a patient to a surgeon, what happens when hip treatments aren’t going to plan, different surgical techniques and how they can influence rehabilitation.
Real Salt Lake Announces Historic Partnership with University of Utah Health
In a historic announcement, Real Salt Lake has agreed to a seven-year partnership with the University of Utah Health to become the exclusive and official healthcare partner for Real Salt Lake, Real Monarchs and the RSL Youth Development Academy. The agreement will provide players and staff access to world-class sports medicine and the state’s top clinical care while highlighting the club’s desire for continued community outreach and further cultivation of local partnerships.
University of Utah Health Gets National Champion Speed Skater Back on the Ice
Sports have always played an important role in Blair Cruikshank’s life. A competitive gymnast until age 13, Cruikshank also played on her high school’s soccer team. Although she was a fierce competitor in both sports, her one true love is speed skating.
How to Ease Back into Exercise Safely After a Long Break
The stress and uncertainty of the past year, along with the closure of many gyms and need for physical distancing, have thrown off many people’s workout routines..After taking a long break from physical activity, most people will not be able to perform at the same level they once did. It’s important to manage expectations and set realistic goals when easing back into exercise after a break.
What can cause hip pain when sitting?
Hip pain while sitting can range from mild discomfort to severe. The hip joint may also feel stiff or pop while sitting. Medical conditions, injuries, and incorrect posture can cause hip pain when sitting.
Exercises to Help With Hip Tendonitis
If you have hip tendonitis, you may benefit from exercise to help relieve your pain. Exercise for hip tendonitis can help strengthen muscles, offering more support to your hip joint and improving your ability to move normally.
Injections That Could Ease Your Joint Pain
Depending on the severity of your pain, injections can be another option for easing your joint pain and get you moving again
Common Running Injuries and Treatment Options
Running injuries are an unfortunate but all too common occurrence. Understanding a running injury is the key to effective treatment. Here you will find resources that explain common problems and offer information about types of treatment for a running injury.