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From shoulder pain to ankle sprains ...

William J. Robertson, MD, of Medical City Healthcare and the Head Team Physician to the Dallas Stars, gives insight into common sports injuries and when they can become serious. Navigate through the video series below to find quick tips from one of the region's largest, most comprehensive health care providers in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

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Ask the Doctor


 
What are signs and symptoms of a concussion?

William Robertson, MD, of Medical City Healthcare explains that the important thing to remember is that a concussion is a traumatic brain injury.

 
What are the most common soft tissue injuries?

William Robertson, MD, of Medical City Healthcare explains that the most common soft tissue injuries are sprains and strains.

 
What are symptoms and treatment of ACL injuries?

William Robertson, MD, of Medical City Healthcare explains that patients typically complain of a pop, swelling and pain that occurs during a rotational-type activity

 
When should you see a doctor for a shoulder injury?

William Robertson, MD, of Medical City Healthcare explains when you should see an orthopedic specialist for a shoulder injury.

 
When is an ankle sprain serious?

William Robertson, MD, of Medical City Healthcare explains when an ankle sprain is serious and warrants a trip to the ER.

 
What is a pulled groin muscle?

William Robertson, MD, of Medical City Healthcare explains that the groin muscle is one of the muscles of the hip, so a pulled groin muscle can cause hip pain.

About Dr. Robertson


Following his residency training, Dr. Robertson completed a sports medicine and shoulder reconstruction fellowship at the Harvard / Massachusetts General Hospital where he had the opportunity to serve as an assistant team physician to the New England Patriots, Boston Red Sox, Boston Bruins, and several other collegiate and high school teams.

Dr. Robertson is the author of over a dozen peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, videos and presentations involving orthopedics. He is an active member of the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA), and the National Hockey League Team Physicians Society (NHLTPS). He is a co-founder of the Southwestern Initiative for Sports Health (SWISH), which has the goal of improving the management, prevention and awareness of sports injuries through educational conferences, journal clubs, and collaboration with other healthcare professionals in the North Texas area.

Dr. Robertson is dedicated to providing his sports medicine and orthopedic patients with the highest level of quality and compassionate care, using all of the latest techniques and available research, in an effort to restore function and alleviate pain.