Results for "Sports Medicine"

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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
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Is My Child at Risk for Osgood Schlatter Disease?
If your teen is complaining about sore knees after basketball practice, they’re not alone. In fact, Osgood Schlatter Disease (OSD) is an extremely common...
Jun 22
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Understanding SLAP Tears
SLAP tears are among the most common shoulder injuries, especially for athletes who perform a lot of overhead arm motions like baseball, basketball and...
Jun 04
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5 Tips and 5 Snacks for the Perfect Pre-Workout
We’re all working out for different reasons. Whether you’re burning calories, getting stronger, playing sports or just enjoying the grind, your body needs...
Jun 01
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Winning Tips for Preventing Little League Elbow in Young Pitchers
If your child is a baseball pitcher, it’s important to take steps to prevent Little League elbow. Little League elbow strikes children and adolescents...
May 27
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Myocarditis and COVID-19: What Parents Should Know
Ryan loves to play basketball. When he tested positive for COVID-19, he and his parents thought he would just do the mandatory quarantine, then he’d get...
May 25
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What It Could Mean When Your Hip Snaps, Clicks or Pops
You get up from a chair or out of bed and you feel and hear it—a snapping or clicking in your hip joint. The technical term for it is coxa saltans, but...
May 22