LAURA N. SCIARONI MD

Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery
Member of the San Francisco Multispecialty Medical Group,
Part of the IPM Medical Group family
Board Certified, Fellowship Trained in Sports Medicine

Archive for February 2019

Tennis elbow

Spring is right around the corner and everyone is gearing up for outdoor sports.  Racquet sports like tennis, and many other sports, carry the risk of tennis elbow.  What is it?  Basically, a strain of the muscle attachment at the outside of the elbow.  The bone on the outside of the elbow will hurt when…

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Clavicle fracture – fix it or no?

As a cyclist, a clavicle fracture is an injury I think about personally.  Those of us out on the roads are more likely than most to end up at some point actually ON the road, or in the dirt.  The decision of whether to treat a clavicle fracture operatively or nonoperatively is an individual one. …

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