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Swimmer's Shoulder Jun 1st, 2022

Shoulder pain is a very common problem in the swimming athlete. The shoulder joint is so vulnerable to injury and problems during swimming because it is an inherently unstable joint and upper extremity force provides the vast majority of propulsion. As a result, swimmers are particularly prone to shoulder injuries....

Tennis and Golf Elbow Treatments May 2nd, 2022

With the arrival of spring and summer, everyone is taking to the outdoors for sports and fitness. Two of the most popular sports enjoyed by athletes of all ages and skill levels are tennis and golf. Whether you like to swing a racquet or swing a club, or both, at...

Common Cycling Injuries Apr 1st, 2022

Statistics from the US Department of Transportation show that cycling fatalities continue to increase each year, so above all, safety when cycling should be our number one concern as cyclists and drivers. Always wear helmets, use reflective gear, obey traffic laws, avoid congested areas, and, if riding alone, let someone...

Working Out While Injured: 4 Things to Know Mar 1st, 2022

When you're working out with an injury, the last thing you want to do is hurt yourself and prolong your recovery time. Here are 4 tips to help you work around your injury so that you can keep up with your fitness. 1. VIEW IT AS AN OPPORTUNITY You may...

6 Ways to Stay Safe While Exercising Feb 1st, 2022

A study published in the journal Injury Prevention in 2012 reviewed data for 116 injuries over a 7 year period associated with the use of headphones. The researchers found that nearly three quarters of the injuries were fatal. In order to exercise while remaining safe, here are a few tips...

Hip Bursitis Jan 10th, 2022

Bursae are very common structures in the human body. They are found in numerous locations including the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, and foot. Essentially a bursa is a small fluid filled sac that is positioned between prominent bones and soft tissues to help reduce friction during movement. If a bursa...