Numerous studies have shown that female athletes are more likely to get knee injuries, especially anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears and chronic pain, than their male counterparts. While previous research has focused on biomechanical differences as the main source of these problems, a new study suggests another distinction that could play a role: changes across
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Higher Rates Of Knee Injuries In Female Athletes May Be Due To Nerve And Muscle Activity Across Menstrual Cycle
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.
Regardless of whether you exercise, play sports, keep fit or compete on club or international levels, then sports massage may have something to offer you. Read why
A few exercises for those individuals with some shoulder dysfunction from rotator cuff, ac joint pain, a labral injury, or just overall tightness and stiffness. Also, beneficial for some who play overhead
Dr. Kahl Goldfarb (Water And Sports PT, San Diego, CA) talks about how to strengthen the shoulder and the labrum. Labrum tears is the type of injury that can undiagnosed for years. With all people, specially over the shoulder athletes such as baseball and football players, getting the proper diagnosis along with exercises to rehab, means having a successful career or not
Flexibity in the hip, groin and pelvic area is essential in preventing injuries such as osteitis pubis. William J. Smith’s circuit demonstates a variety of stretches to build and or increase the flexibilty in the hip area
Osteitis Pubis is a cartilage inflammation in the pubic bone area is easily treatable. Learn more about what it is and how to treat it in this medical video clip
While not as serious as an ACL injury, there are some rehab tips needed for the torn PCL. Learn how to rehab a torn PCL in this sports medicine video
Explanation of check-up by medical professionals/doctors to determine presence of SLAP tear
Strengthening exercises are important in the rehabilitation of achilles tendon injuries such as tendinopathies and ruptures