Orthopaedic Insights

Monthly Archives: January 2016

Does caffeine increase athletic performance? Caffeine is a stimulant, after all. And yes, according to a recent study by The American College of Sports Medicine, moderate doses of caffeine do in fact increase athletes’ performance. Interestingly, the Olympics do not ban caffeine but student athletes may be disqualified by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) if their urine contains more than 15 mcg/mi of caffeine. To put that into perspective,  one would have… Read More

Fit and function of your knee brace is important. Learn how to properly install and operate your brace after surgery. Watch the video