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Dr. Rose Wynn

Sports Medicine
Wellesley, MA
17 years experience female

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Sports Medicine

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58 Answers
16 Agrees
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Many ways: Generally, stretching/flexibility and strengthening (including quads and hamstrings), keep mobile, exercise without overdoing it. Some exercises to co... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Walking: Pattern of walking/movement of the legs. Doctors watch a patient's way of walking to see if there are any abnormalities that may be associated with th... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Rheumatologist: See a rheumatologist. They may run some blood tests to see if you have inflammatory arthritis, such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, etc.... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Extra training: Sports medicine specialists treat the musculoskeletal system (knees, shoulders, hips, elbows, foot/ankle, hand, back, etc) and have extra training in ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
The physical exam: Knee pain can be due to a number of different conditions, from meniscal injuries to knee cap issues (patellofemoral). A sports medicine doctor, physia... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
MD and PT: If a serious knee injury, best to consult with your dr (sports medicine specialist, whether sports physiatrist, orthopaedist, or primary care sports m... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Not all do: Pt centers affiliated with hospitals or clinics that use an interconnected, shared electronic system (presuming electronic medical records) may have a... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Depends: Depends on what your goals are - to strengthen, rehab from injury, build muscle, overall conditioning. There any many exercises, with or without weigh... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Spine Specialist: Neck pain can be due to a number of conditions, from muscle strain, to pain from the joints (facet joints), to pain from the discs, and if it radiates... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Hip pain: Hip pain usually is felt as groin pain or some people go to the drs and cup their hand around the side of their hip like a "c." sometimes it can affec... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Fellowship: After medical school, can pursue a residency in orthopaedics (if interested in surgery), physical medicine ; rehabilitation, family medicine, internal... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Associated: There is a subspecialty in sports medicine that orthopaedic surgeons can further specialize in. Oftentimes, orthopaedic surgeons specialize in a parti... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Different types: There are different types of sports medicine physicians, so there is not necessarily one alternative name. Some are sports physiatrists, some are spor... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
History, exam: They will ask questions to get the 'story' about the injury to help them get to the diagnosis. They may also ask questions about other joints to see i... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Depends on which: Depends on which ligament and which joint (e.g. Knee: mcl ligament sprains can heal on their own, whereas acl complete tears will not heal on their ow... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Evaluation: Should see a dr. To be examined and possibly get x-rays to start. Depends on your symptoms, but a dr would need further information to diagnose, as se... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Many exercises: Some exercises that can be done at home (so long as they do not hurt) includes wall slides (back against the wall, slide down, but not past 90 degrees... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Several types: Sports medicine physiatrists specialize in sports injuries as do sports medicine orthopaedic surgeons, and primary care sports medicine specialists. M... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Depends: It depends on where you want to go, how popular the fellowship is, and your cv/stats. Many programs/clinics/hospitals have only 1 fellowship spot in s... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Depends: While it depends on the individual and one's credentials, if you are asking specifically about family practice physician vs. Other specialties, family... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Yes: Yes, there are sports medicine orthopaedists. It is an official subspecialty of orthopaedics. There are also sports medicine physiatrists (non-surgica... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Musculoskeletal: Sports medicine physicians treat musculoskeletal conditions, e.g. Joint pain (knee, shoulder, elbow, hip, foot/ankle, back) ; sports-related injuries ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Scope: Complete acl tears will not heal on their own. Arthroscopic acl reconstruction ('scope') uses a graft in place of the torn ligament and typically can ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Torn or sprained?: It depends on if it was fully torn or sprained. If fully torn, may need arthroscopic acl reconstruction (surgery via 'scope'). If sprained, can rehab ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Several conditions: Knees can give out for various reasons, from ligament tears, to nerve problems, to pain-related issues. Be examined by a dr, especially if you had an ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Strengthen: Many conditions can lead to weakness, from nerve problems to muscle weakness, etc. Be examined by a doctor and may need strengthening and physical the... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Muscle knots?: Perhaps he means there are muscle knots and bands?
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Different training: A sports medicine physician completed medical school (4 years), residency (3-5 years), and sports medicine fellowship (1-2 years) and is a doctor who ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Sports medicine: Sports medicine physician (orthopaedic sports medicine, sports physiatrist, or primary care sports medicine). Can look for board-certified sports medi... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Need to be examined: Severe knee pain can come from a number of underlying knee structures (or sometimes can be referred from somewhere else). A dr would need to have more... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Get examined: Would be good to see your md or a sports medicine physician to examine your knee and confirm whether it is the mcl (which can heal), or meniscus, etc.... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Scope vs Rehab: Your location indicates air force. For active individuals, most opt for arthroscopic surgery (scope). For very inactive people, can rehab intensively.... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
PT: A physical therapist can work with you one on one to help increase your neck range of motions, but you would need a doctor's prescription. Can be from... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Get examined: You probably should see a physical medicine ; rehabilitation specialist (who can evaluate spine and hip pain) or a sports medicine dr. To be examined.... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
More info: More information is needed to diagnose. Many conditions can lead to tenderness in the knees (from meniscal tears to bursitis to tendinitis, etc) and i... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Different training: Chiropractors have a different training background and many specialize in spine, some in musculoskeletal/sports, but went through different educationa... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Fellowship: Fellowship is 1+ yrs additional training in sports medicine, following residency (3-5 yrs, physiatry, orthopaedics, family medicine, er, or internal m... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Different training: A sports medicine physician completed medical school (4 years), residency (3-5 years), and sports medicine fellowship (1-2 years) and is a doctor who ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Specializing: Do you mean what type of dr is a hand specialist? Often they are orthopaedic surgeons that had extra training in hand surgery. Many sports medicine sp... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Can make time: It depends on your job, but most people can make time to exercise before or after work or during lunch break. Also, you can take stretch breaks during... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Ice, physical exam: Typically to start, rest/activity modifications, ice. If it does not improve, see a sports medicine dr to examine the shoulder to see what was injured... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Evaluation: To best give focused treatment advice, should be evaluated and examined by a sports medicine specialist (including sports physiatrist or orthopaedist)... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Several reasons: Depends on where you get them and if any other symptoms or underlying condition. Simple muscle spasms can be due to tight or deconditioned tendons and... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Hydration, stretch: In general, keep hydrated, electrolyte balance, stretch the muscles and tendons regularly. If it is excessive cramping and spasms, get checked out by ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Either: Several types of physicians become team physicians, most have additional sports medicine fellowship training. Depends on what you like, fast pace of e... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Rheumatologist: Given the multiple joint pain, it would be good to see a rheumatologist to see if there may be an underlying condition that could explain your pain. I... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
MRI: Might need an mri. Mris are more sensitive to look deeper in the knee (e.g. At the meniscus, ligaments, etc, can also look at other places around the ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Scapular Winging: While there can be different reasons for a winged scapula, the most common one has to do with a muscle called the serratus anterior. Depending on the ... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Agree with links: Agree with links that were already shared. Along with those exercises, i also like rows, lying with a foam roller the long way along the back, chin tu... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Intense exercise can: Intense exercising, especially with low calorie intake, can lead to hormonal changes and irregular or absent periods in some cases.

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Awards

Top Sports Medicine Specialist, Third Place, National - Spring
2014
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