Sports Injuries

The Most Common Basketball Injuries And How To Prevent Them

Spectators watching a basketball game may find it difficult to follow the action. The players move so quickly up and down the court, you can get whiplash as you watch — so imagine how those players feel! No wonder there are so many injuries. Let’s look at the most common basketball injuries and how to prevent them.  » Read more about: The Most Common Basketball Injuries And How To Prevent Them  »


Common Winter Sports Injuries And How To Prevent Them

Lots of people are thrilled when winter arrives, and they can finally enjoy skiing, snowboarding, sledding, ice skating, ice hockey, and all the other cold weather sports.  It’s fun until there is an accident. The most common  injuries range from fractures, breaks, sprains, strains, and dislocations. Let’s learn more about the most common winter sports injuries and how to prevent them.  » Read more about: Common Winter Sports Injuries And How To Prevent Them  »


Achilles Tendon Pain/Tears: Prevention & Treatment

The Achilles tendon is the largest and strongest tendon in our body, and it connects our calf muscle to our heel bone. It gives our legs the strength to walk, run, and jump, but if it stretches too far, you can expect an injury. Let’s find out more about achilles tendon pain/tears, along with prevention and treatment.  » Read more about: Achilles Tendon Pain/Tears: Prevention & Treatment  »


Preventing Back To School Sports Injuries

It’s exciting for our children to be back in school. We have been craving some normalcy, and with school back in session, part of that routine will be sports. As you pack lunches and get them off in time, it’s equally important to prioritize preventing back to school sports injuries.  » Read more about: Preventing Back To School Sports Injuries  »


Treatment For Shoulder Injuries Due To Overhead Sports

As the weather warms up, professional baseball players are back on the diamond, tennis players are competing on the courts, swimmers jump in the pool, and let’s not forget all the weekend warriors who will be giving it their all. No matter your level of expertise, those who participate in overhead sports are likely to suffer a shoulder injury of some type. Get to know the signs and treatment for shoulder injuries due to overhead sports.  » Read more about: Treatment For Shoulder Injuries Due To Overhead Sports  »


When To Schedule A Sports Medicine Visit

You tweaked your knee riding your bike and after applying ice for several days, it doesn’t feel much better. Maybe you want to improve your overall fitness level, but are experiencing injuries that sideline you. Are you experiencing the same injuries over and over again? If so, it may be time for a sports medicine visit.  » Read more about: When To Schedule A Sports Medicine Visit  »


How Do You Know If You Tore Your ACL?

What do Tom Brady, J.J. Watt, and Rob Gronkowski all have in common? At the top of their game, these professional athletes tore their ACL and returned to football stronger than ever. A torn ACL used to be a “game changer.” Forgive the pun, but now even you can maintain your lifestyle afterwards! But, exactly how do you know if you tore your ACL?  » Read more about: How Do You Know If You Tore Your ACL?  »


Your Guide to Preventing Tennis Elbow This Summer

Tennis elbow can be a misnomer since it affects more than just tennis players.  » Read more about: Your Guide to Preventing Tennis Elbow This Summer  »


6 ways to prevent injury while golfing

Did you know that more than 130,000 people were treated for a golf-related injury in 2015? Even though this sport is a low-impact activity with minimal risk, injury is still always possible.  » Read more about: 6 ways to prevent injury while golfing  »


The worst knee injuries that can affect your favorite teams

Whether you’re rooting for your team to make it to the Superbowl, or cheering on your daughter’s soccer team, here are some of the most common knee injuries for each sport and how they can be prevented!  » Read more about: The worst knee injuries that can affect your favorite teams  »