Great athletes are great because they understand the potential for injuries common to their sport, and take the necessary steps to prevent them from occurring. Although preventing injuries entirely from happening is impossible, a little knowledge can go a long way toward keeping you healthy and fit. Below are nine common sports injuries, many not
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A recent query on the Center for Orthopedic Care in Bridgewater, NJ Facebook from a patient regarding bone health sparked an exploration into the subject with practice orthopedist and bone expert Dr. Thomas Nordstrom. Dr. Nordstrom, who has been studiously interested in the study of the topic for over 30 years, is adamant on helping
Back muscle strains are common among athletes, but can also occur due to everyday activities. These simple tips can keep an average task from taking you out of the game
Three times Caroline Doty has torn the anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee, an injury that has afflicted sports like basketball and soccer, where women are up to five times more likely than men to have their careers interrupted for reasons that are believed to be anatomical, biomechanical and hormonal.
A new study suggests that comprehensive screenings could be the answer to saving young athletes with undiagnosed and potentially fatal heart conditions
Parents, coaches and others supervising youth sports activities can keep kids safe with the following guidelines from the National Athletics’ Trainers Assoc.
Football as well as cheerleading can be prone to serious head and neck trauma. Check out the stats along with advice on how to avoid injury.
Concussion is the most common sports-related head injury, but difficult to diagnose—which is why it’s critical to know the symptoms, risks and guidelines for returning to play
Keep these strategies in mind when you hit the sand to avoid the sprains and strains commonly associated with beach volleyball.
Whether practicing, training or playing a game, it’s important for athletes to be aware of the conditions that can arise from exerting oneself in the heat