Top 5 Basketball Injuries and Treatments

Top 5 Basketball Injuries and Treatments

It is not uncommon to suffer an injury when you play basketball. Whether it is a serious or minor injury, basketball injuries are rather common. You do not have to be a professional athlete or even play in a league to suffer a basketball injury. Basketball is a very...

3 Tips for Exercising Safely During the Summer

3 Tips for Exercising Safely During the Summer

Summer is right around the corner, and it is about to start getting very hot. As you continue to exercise this summer, you will want to make sure you do it safely. Here are three excellent tips to help you with exercising safely during the summer months. Avoid...

Common types of hip fractures and what to know

Common types of hip fractures and what to know

Aging means more wisdom and experience, but it can also mean new health challenges in ensuring maintenance and care on your body. An especially unsettling health issue can be a partial or complete break in a hip bone. In general older people and those suffering from...

5 Benefits of Foam Rolling for Athletes

5 Benefits of Foam Rolling for Athletes

If you're looking to reduce tension in your muscles, foam rollers are a great choice. They can help before your workout or after exercising with recovery. Foam rollers have become a common option to relieve muscle tension. Using a foam roller commonly can help...

Misconceptions About ACL Tears

Misconceptions About ACL Tears

Sports tend to come with a high risk of injury. ACL tears are prevalent with athletes, particularly in football players. While this type of injury is common in football, it can happen in just about any sport. ACL or Anterior Cruciate Ligament is a band of tissue found...

How to Stay Limber at Home and Avoid Injury

How to Stay Limber at Home and Avoid Injury

Staying limber is a great way to help you avoid injury. With the way this year has been, it is a good idea to learn how to stay limber at home.  Plenty of stretching exercises can easily be done at home or anywhere you are. With the right stretching, you can increase...

The Best Cardio Training for Joint Pain

The Best Cardio Training for Joint Pain

Just because you suffer from joint pain does not mean you cannot exercise. It might make some moves harder, but you can still reach your fitness goals, even if you struggle with joint paint.  Whether you have bad knees, a bad back, or even bad...

How to care for carpal tunnel syndrome?

How to care for carpal tunnel syndrome?

In our tech-saturated age, in which so many of us spend increasing amounts of time hunched over computers and smartphones, we may face growing concerns about the unintended consequences of our sedentary behaviors on our body and movement. One of the most common fears...

What to expect with rotator cuff surgery

What to expect with rotator cuff surgery

Rotator cuff surgery can be a daunting procedure to prepare yourself for. Will it hurt? What does the process involve? How can you mentally and physically prepare yourself for the procedure? It is natural to have questions about what to expect and if the process will...

What Causes Tennis Elbow & How to Help Prevent It

What Causes Tennis Elbow & How to Help Prevent It

One of the most common overuse injuries found in athletes is tennis elbow. It can come from playing tennis, but it doesn't just come from playing tennis. Tennis elbow is an annoying injury that can be hard to deal with. Let's look at what this injury is and how you...

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