Ways to Prevent Sports Related Injuries

October 20, 2016

From ligament strains and stress fractures to head injuries, sport-related injuries can keep you out of the game. While all sports have a risk of injury, there are ways to prevent injuries from occurring. Gear Up for Safety Wearing the...

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How to Exercise Smart This Summer

June 15, 2016

Summer is a great time to get exercise. The sun is shining, the pool is sparkling and summertime classics like baseball and beach volleyball await. However, summer is also prime time for exercise-related injuries. Making an exercise mistake can derail...

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Common Causes of Knee Pain in Women

June 8, 2016

Women are more likely than men to suffer knee injuries. Even for women who do not experience an acute injury, complaints about knee pain are common. This is not simply a difference in who tends to report injuries more often....

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What Is Tennis Elbow and How Can You Prevent It?

April 26, 2016

Repetitive use injuries cause tens of thousands of people to require orthopedic care each year. One of the most common types of repetitive use injuries involves the elbow joint. So-called “tennis elbow” can be painful and often bothers people for...

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Why Physical Therapy Is so Important After Surgery

March 23, 2016

Millions of people are referred to physical therapy each year for the treatment of a range of orthopedic issues. Physical therapists are experts in improving range of motion, everyday functioning and overall quality of life. However, many patients are unsure...

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The Difference Between Being Sore or Injured

February 9, 2016

After a particularly intense workout, it is common to feel some muscle pain the next day. What can be more challenging is distinguishing between soreness and an injury. Self-diagnosing workout-related aches and pains can be challenging. Visiting orthopedic surgeons can help you...

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Common Overuse Injuries

December 30, 2015

Athletes put their bodies to the test day after day, and sometimes the result isn’t too comfortable. Whether you are a dedicated athlete participating in high-level events, or you are someone who is doing their best to stay in shape...

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How to Choose the Right Running Shoes

December 16, 2015

One of the biggest mistakes new runners make is failing to invest in proper equipment. While it’s true that running is an inexpensive sport — all you need is some footwear and the great outdoors — it’s essential to choose...

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