Results for "Sports Medicine"

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Are You Dehydrated or Just Thirsty?
Close your eyes and think back to elementary school recess. You’re running all over the playground, swinging across monkey bars, leaping across the shaky...
Jun 18
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Don’t Fall for These 8 Common Myths About Concussions
It’s crucial to understand the truth about concussions. These mild traumatic brain injuries are dangerous and knowing the symptoms and when to seek medical...
Jun 09
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What Counts as Weight-Bearing Exercise to Strengthen Your Bones?
If you’re walking, cycling or swimming regularly, good for you! You’re taking steps to keep your heart and joints healthy and to care for your mental health....
May 19
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Does Your Elbow Injury Mean You Need Tommy John Surgery?
If you’re even a casual baseball fan, you’ve probably heard of Tommy John surgery. It’s a procedure that repairs the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) in...
May 03
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Dislocated Shoulder? Why You Shouldn’t Pop It Back into Place
Pop! It’s the sound you hear just before someone makes a toast. It can be a startling noise if you’re holding a balloon. But if you hear “pop” and it’s...
Mar 11
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Five Reasons Why Your Core Is So Important
When you think about having a strong core, it may conjure up images of people with chiseled, rock-hard abs. While this can be a motivating goal, having...
Oct 16
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How to Help Your Joints Heal and Keep Them Healthy
When your joints work well, you may hardly think about them. You unscrew the lid from a jar, walk down a flight of stairs, or reach to take a book down...
Sep 04
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Four Ways to Support Your Ankles During Exercise
A misstep or quick pivot during a basketball game and pop! goes your ankle. Sometimes you’re able to walk off the pain of an ankle sprain or injury, other...
Aug 17
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Heat Warning! Summer Safety Tips for Seniors
It’s another sunny day and you’re getting ready for an afternoon hike. But too much of a good thing can be dangerous. In these hot summer months, you start...
Aug 05
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Who's at Risk for Jumper's Knee? (Hint: Not Just Athletes)
If you notice pain between your kneecap and shinbone, it could be jumper’s knee, or patellar tendinitis. With jumper’s knee, the tendon that attaches to...
Jul 08