football injuries

Football Injury Prevention

Monday, September 4th, 2017

Football is the leading cause of school sports injuries. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in 2012, approximately 466,492 people were treated for football-related injuries in ERs. Knee injuries are the most common, especially to the anterior or posterior cruciate, ACL/PCL, and to the menisci, cartilage of the knee. Shoulders are susceptible to […]

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Sports Injury Prevention

Friday, August 18th, 2017

Sports medicine deals with the prevention, diagnosis, management, and rehabilitation of injuries related to sports, exercise or recreational activities. Regular exercise enhances muscle and joint function, keeps bones strong and decreases your risk of heart attack and stroke. The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons provide suggestions to […]

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elbow injuries in the throwing athlete

Elbow Injuries in the Throwing Athlete

Monday, July 17th, 2017

Overhand throwing places extremely high stresses on the elbow, which can lead to serious overuse injury. Overuse injuries develop when an athletic movement is repeated during play and when these periods of play are so frequent that the body does not have enough time to rest and heal. Although throwing injuries in the elbow most […]

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The “Gentle Art” of Jiu Jitsu

Friday, July 14th, 2017

Historians of jui jitsu say that the origins of the “gentle art” can be traced back to India and were practiced by Buddhist monks. The monks created techniques based upon principles of balance, leverage and manipulating the body for self-defense to avoid the use of weapons. With the expansion of Buddhism, jiu jitsu spread from […]

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Young Athletes Spring Forward with Care

Monday, April 24th, 2017

Spring is here. Spring is the season for young athletes to get back in shape, but it is also the season for youth sport injuries. April is National Youth Sports Safety Month with the objective of reducing the number and severity of injuries young players sustain in sports.

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