Ask Dr. B Episode 20: Return to Play

Getting Back to Sports After Injury (Part 1)

By Dr. Erin Boynton, MD, FRCS

Have you had an injury and recovered to the point that you are good for everyday life, but every time you try to ramp it up and play your favorite sport your pain comes back with a vengeance?

Or when you try to play you can only go about 60%, if you try and increase your intensity you pay for it? Check out this episode of Ask Dr. B LIVE to learn some basic principles.

Previous episodes:

Ep 16: Shoulder Pain & Injuries – Q&A (Part 2)

Ep 17: Finding the ONE “Magical” Exercise to Fix My Issue?

Ep 18: Sciatica Pain Relief (How to Deal with Acute Lumbar Disc Herniation)

Ep 19: The Shame Game: Dealing with Body Image Issues in Exercise and Life

About the Author

Dr. Erin Boynton, MD, FRCS is an orthopedic surgeon who was the team surgeon for the Toronto Blue Jays for 10 years and has worked with other professional teams and athletes from many different sports. She currently serves as the Chief Medical Director of the Rogers Cup WTA Tennis Tournament and is the ITF Canadian Champion in tennis for her age group (we won't say which group that is!).