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Most Common Hockey Injuries

Most Common Hockey Injuries

It’s hockey season! Let’s talk about some of the most common injuries suffered by hockey players, amateurs and professionals alike! Each year, more than 63,000 hockey-related injuries are treated in hospitals, doctors’ offices, clinics, ambulatory surgery centers, and hospital emergency rooms. The risk of injury cannot be

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Orthopedic Stem Cell Treatment

Orthopedic Stem Cell Treatment

What are Stem Cells? Stem Cells are the body’s raw materials; they are cells from which all other cells with specialized functions (such as for bone, blood or muscle) are generated, and have ability to replace dying cells and regenerate damaged tissue. How Does Stem Cell Therapy

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Common Football Injuries and How to Prevent Them

Common Football Injuries and How to Prevent Them

Knee Injuries The most common traumatic injury in football is damage to the knee ligaments, which serve to connect bones. Changing directions suddenly while running and taking direct blows to the knees can cause knee ligament injuries. Four ligaments in the knee hold the thighbone to the

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Preventing Rotator Cuff Injuries

Preventing Rotator Cuff Injuries

Rotator Cuff Overview The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that surround the top, rear and front of the shoulder joint, and is one of the most important parts of the shoulder. The muscles of the rotator cuff allow people to lift their arms

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Patellar Tendinitis

Patellar Tendinitis

What is Patellar Tendinitis? Patellar tendinitis, also known as jumper’s knee or Sinding-Larsen-Johansson disease, is a common injury or inflammation of the tendon connecting the kneecap (patella) to the shin bone (patellar tendon). While anyone can get patellar tendinitis, it is more frequent among athletes who play

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Soccer Knee Injuries and How to Prevent Them

Soccer Knee Injuries and How to Prevent Them

The Increasing Popularity of Soccer The 2018 FIFA World Cup begins this week, and with it an increased focus on the sport of soccer at all levels. Soccer is the most popular international team sport, and has become the fastest growing team sport in the United States.

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Most Common Baseball Injuries

Most Common Baseball Injuries

Baseball is one of America’s favorite sports. For pitchers, it can be incredibly taxing on the arm. Damage or tear to the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) is the most common injury suffered and is often caused by pitchers throwing too much. This ligament is the main stabilizer

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Yoga-Related Injuries and How to Prevent Them

Yoga-Related Injuries and How to Prevent Them

The Benefits of Yoga There are countless benefits of yoga. The potential health benefits of yoga include: Stress reduction. A number of studies have shown that yoga can help reduce stress and anxiety. It can also enhance your mood and overall sense of well-being. Improved fitness. Practicing

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Preventing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Preventing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome has a variety of causes, and as a result proven prevention strategies have been difficult to develop. However, workstation changes to minimize the stress on your hands and wrists, such as proper lighting and seating and hand/wrist placement, can help decrease some factors that

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How to Prevent the 7 Most Common Snowboarding and Skiing Injuries

How to Prevent the 7 Most Common Snowboarding and Skiing Injuries

Recent Decrease in Accidents If you are considering hitting the slopes and are concerned about safety, recent trends are encouraging. With a higher number of people wearing helmets and an increase in safety awareness, serious skiing and snowboarding accidents have been declining for the past 10 years.

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