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How To Choose The Right Athletic Shoes

Posted in Blog | August 30, 2015

Regular exercise keeps your body and your mind healthy, and in many cases, it can be a lot of fun. However, in some cases, exercise can result in injury. One key to avoiding injury during exercise is finding the perfect pair of shoes. Here are a few tips to get you started: Understand Your Feet […]

Habits That Affect Your Joints—The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

Posted in Injury Prevention | August 15, 2015

Protecting your joints is essential to preserving your mobility and avoiding pain. Some habits can benefit your joints while others can cause harm. Keep reading to learn more, and remember to always ask your doctor for more specific guidance. The Good The following habits can help your joints stay healthy: Eating a balanced diet: Eating […]

5 Ways To Prevent Injuries Before You Start Your Run

Posted in Injury Prevention | July 30, 2015

Running is great exercise, but if you aren’t careful, running can also take a hefty toll on your joints. Fortunately there are plenty of things you can do before ever starting your run that will help you stay injury free.   Use the following tips to make your next run safer before you start. Set […]

Simple Ways To Avoid Shoulder Injuries

Posted in Shoulder Injuries | July 15, 2015

A shoulder injury can interfere with simple daily necessities like showering, sleeping, and eating and it can keep you from staying active doing the things you love.  Not all injuries can be prevented, but there are plenty of steps you can take to avoid injuries.   Consider the following ways to prevent shoulder injuries: Warm […]

Ankle Sprains and Overstriding in Trail Running

Posted in Ankle Injuries | June 30, 2015

Downhill running is one of the most exhilarating things that trail runners enjoy. However, a few seconds of not paying attention to what you’re landing on could potentially result in a badly sprained ankle. The worst part about having a sprained ankle is that individuals with a history of sprains are ten times more likely […]

Achilles Tendon Injuries: What You Need to Know

Posted in Sports Injuries | June 15, 2015

The Achilles tendon, which runs down at the back of your lower leg, connects the calf muscles to your heel bone. The calf muscles and Achilles tendon play a huge role when you walk, jump, sprint, or climb. Achilles Tendonitis vs. Achilles Tendinosis Achilles tendonitis and Achilles tendinosis are the most common Achilles tendon injuries. […]

Three Science-Backed Reasons to Start Strength Training Today

Posted in Strength Training | May 30, 2015

There is no denying the fact that strength-training exercises, also known as resistance workouts, are good for you. Most of us are aware that weight lifting, kettle bells, resistance bands, and bodyweight exercises can help build or maintain muscle mass and strength. The benefits of strength training go beyond getting stronger and looking good. By […]

Outrunning Fatigue

Posted in General Orthopaedics | May 15, 2015

Some of us might consider the world we are living in quite a busy one. Overcrowded streets, huge skyscrapers, and traffic jams all seem to represent our modern life’s frenetic character. Running between work, meetings, social engagements, and home keeps everyone busy—and often worn out. Many of us now share a general, unpleasant feeling of […]

Avoid Sports Injury By Getting Enough Sleep

Posted in Sports Injury | April 30, 2015

The negative effects of sleep deprivation are no secret — from increased risk of obesity to the early onset of memory loss to raising your risk of stroke four times more than those who regularly get enough sleep. In sports medicine research, lack of sleep has been linked to increased risk of injury among teens […]

How to Prevent Swimmer’s Shoulder

Posted in General Orthopaedics | April 15, 2015

Whether you’re a competitive or a recreational swimmer, chances are you’ve experienced swimmer’s shoulder to a certain degree. Despite its low-impact nature, swimming injuries can still occur due to overuse and poor stroke technique. In swimming, the shoulder is the most commonly affected joint when it comes to injuries. Shoulder injuries may include inflammation of […]

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