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Who Wore It Best? 5 Injury Protective Gear Worn By Athletes

Protective injury gear is becoming more popular in professional sports these days and athletes are taking the opportunity to make a fashion statement (and endorsement deals). So who wore theirs the best?

06/25/2014

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Teen Athletes Suffer From Overuse Injuries

More and more young athletes who switch from season to season, going from sport to sport are being asked by adults to push harder and harder. The result is overuse injuries that need rehab and treatments, not unlike their adult counterparts.

02/25/2013

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Improvements In Treating Trauma

It has been estimated that fifty to ninety percent of US adults experience trauma in their lifetime. The issue with trauma is that it can affect us at any time and at any age.

01/15/2013

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Treating Tennis Elbow

It is called lateral epicondylitis but the way most of us know it as tennis elbow.

06/29/2012

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Local Expert Looks To Help Minimize Risk Of Injury To Child Athletes

According to one local expert, there are certain steps adults can take to minimize risk of injury to children on the playing field.

05/14/2012

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Treating Tennis Elbow

Tennis elbow is not just a problem for tennis players. You can get tennis elbow – pain on the outside of the elbow – from other activities as well.

12/28/2011

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The Importance Of Stretching

If you ask me, the most important part of a workout is stretching.

07/14/2011

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Exercising Through An Injury

Although resting an injury is sometimes necessary, exercise is often a better option on the road to recovery.

07/06/2011

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Muscle Spasms

A muscle spasm is a painful, involuntary movement or contraction of a muscle — but do you know why it happens?

06/06/2011

Allowing Chronic Injuries To Heal

For those of us with chronic injuries or even acute pain from trauma of some sort, there is a great value to rest and therapy.

06/01/2011

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Overuse Injuries Among Young Athletes

Now many children play one sport all year long with the hope or perhaps the parents’ hope that the children will have success and even a scholarship to college but this can lead to overuse injuries.

05/09/2011

Study: Pitchers More Likely to Be Hurt Than Fielders

A new study has some bad news for aspiring young people whose dream is to pitch in the major leagues someday.

07/19/2010