A jogger holding his knee which looks inflamed in pain.

Collateral Ligament Injury

Knee injuries, whether a tear or sprain, is common in sports medicine. The collateral ligament is one of two ligaments found on either side of the knee and athletes who engage in direct contact sports are likely to injure either one in the course of playing. We at Everett Bone & Joint are known for

Sports Medicine Doctor exam

What Does a Sports Medicine Doctor Do?

Being a physical person or enjoying athletic sports means you’re likely familiar with sports medicine doctors, whether you’ve been to see one or told that you may need to. People have a lot of preconceived notions regarding sports medicine physicians, a popular one being that you likely only hear of them as working for professional

MRI scan of lumbar spines of a patient with kyphosis and back pain showing spondylodiscitis at L1, L2 levels, bulging of L3, L4 disc and spinal cannal stenosis.

Disc Protrusion

Disc protrusion is a common type of spinal disc deterioration that causes neck and back pain, but can be referred to in other ways. This type of spinal condition often comes with age and if felt, can cause someone alarm; but, it’s a common type of spinal condition that can be successfully treated and avoided.

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