Category: sports injury

Reaching New Heights- The Value of Flexibility

You hear a lot about flexibility in the professional world: flexible pay, flexible hours, and even flexible locations now that online work is becoming more prevalent. It pays to have a little flexibility in life, and businesses know this well. It’s hard to run things on an entirely rigid system, so adding a little bit …

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Staying Strong in the Winter

Winter is here, and as we enter the New Year it is likely becoming more evident that the Winter is going to be around for a while longer. The long winters we experience may make it feel like you should go into hibernation like bears and squirrels do, but that’s exactly the opposite of what …

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Fight Pain in the New Year

You hear it in the media, read it on print, and see it on tv, the phrase “New Year, New You” will be coined anew for everything from clothing looks, to fitness, to career choices. There is something incredibly hopeful about the phrase, and it can be really inspiring for those needing that extra push …

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A Pandemic Filled with Accidents: The Rise in Distracted Driving

Watch out! Distracted driving is the most prevalent causes of car accidents and subsequent injuries and deaths in the United States. Since the beginning of cell phone usage, cases of car accidents caused by distracted driving have been on the rise, increasing even more as smartphones and texting capabilities became more widely available. While having …

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Sitting, and All the Harm it Does

When it comes to the things you do on a daily basis, you don’t often think about sitting being one of the most harmful ones. It seems so innocent, and most work requires being in a seated position. However, the modern lifestyle that most people lead has caused sitting to increase to a detrimental amount. …

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How a Strong Back Helps Runners

When it comes to running, you probably think about strong legs, and a strong core. However, a muscle group that all runners should pay plenty of attention to is the back. The back does a number of things for runners, like keeping them upright and helping them keep a better posture, both of which are …

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Preventing Sports Injuries in Kids and Teens

Now that the school year is well on its way, kids and teens are enjoying spending their time playing sports. Sports can bring joy and happiness to kids and teens not only because they are participating in something they love, but they also get to spend a little extra time with their friends. However, sports …

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Pool Exercises to Help with Back Pain

Just because Summer is officially over doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy time in the pool, especially if you are experiencing back pain. Sitting on the couch may sound like a more comfortable, ideal thing to do, but if you are experiencing back pain, finding an indoor pool could help relieve any pain you have. When …

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The Health Benefits of a Good Stretch

Everybody knows the importance of stretching at the beginning of a workout and that after a long car ride, stretching your arms and legs feels good.  Stretching your muscles and joints throughout the day and night has many surprising health benefits for your body and mind. A good stretch can make all the difference in …

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