Damage to muscles, tendons and ligaments through the body are commonly referred to as soft tissue injuries and usually occur from a sprain, strain or overuse of a particular part of the body. One of the most common types of injuries, and the most common type of sports-related injuries, soft tissue … [Read more...] about Effective Prevention and Treatment for Soft Tissue Injuries
It’s National Youth Sports Week! Every year, National Youth Sports Week celebrates P.L.A.Y.S. – Physical activity, Living healthy, Access, Youth development, Safety. During this week, thousands of coaches, players, athletic and recreation directors, association members, sponsors, parents and more … [Read more...] about It’s National Youth Sports Week!
Whether you are a professional athlete, a weekend warrior or a parent with a school-aged child who is involved in organized sports, sports injuries are a part of the game. Sports-related injuries are among the most common injuries that occur today. In fact, around two million high school students … [Read more...] about Drug-Free Care for Sports Injuries
Sports injuries regularly make the news. Last year, the topic of concussions and brain injury in football and hockey were widely discussed and, in some instances, debated. While contact sports like these are often thought of when talking about concussions for both kids and adults, baseball seems … [Read more...] about Baseball and Brain Injury?
The incidence of Traumatic Brain Injuries is on the rise. According to the Centers for Disease Control, emergency room visits for Traumatic Brain Injury rose by a whopping 70 percent between 2001 and 2010, and accounted for 2.5 million ER visits in 2010 alone. An increase in the number of people … [Read more...] about Traumatic Brain Injury is on the Rise: What You Should Know
Kids love their sports for many reasons… The skills, both social and physical, learned through team and individual sports are great character builders and allow for camaraderie and a healthy outlet of energy and competitive nature. As kids get more and more skilled in their respective sports, the … [Read more...] about Kids and Concussions
Throughout the month of April we have been discussing the most common sports injuries. Today, we take a closer look at Runner’s Knee, the number one most common sports injury today. Lending to its nickname, Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) or Runner’s knee, is common among runners because the … [Read more...] about Help for the Most Common Sports Injury Today: Runner's Knee
So far this month we have taken a look at two of the top 10 most common sports injuries; tennis elbow and ankle sprain. Today we are going to examine the second most common sports injury, shoulder or rotator cuff injuries, and the causes and treatments available. … [Read more...] about Caring for Shoulder Pain
Earning its nickname from the frequency of the condition among tennis players, tennis elbow can be painful but is easily treated and affects more than just those who play tennis. A form of tendonitis, tennis elbow causes pain over the bony prominence on the outside of the elbow called the lateral … [Read more...] about Drug-Free Therapies for Tennis Elbow