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What Are the Symptoms of a Dislocated Hip?

Surrounded by muscles, ligaments, and cartilage, the hip is a ball and socket joint connecting your thigh bones to your acetabulum, which are sockets in the pelvis. When the thigh bone is forcibly removed from the acetabulum, a hip dislocation occurs. Below are some of the causes, symptoms, and treatments of a dislocated hip. Types […]

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Common Injuries in Lacrosse

While there are gear and regulation differences between men and women’s lacrosse, the game’s fast-paced nature makes it an accident-prone sport regardless of the varying rules. Injuries, especially musculoskeletal ones, are common in lacrosse, but there are precautions you can take to avoid them. Common Lacrosse Injuries Sprains and strains From running and cutting through […]

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Tennis Tips To Avoid Injury

Though it’s not as high-impact as other sports, tennis is still a physically demanding activity. Because of the constant and swift repetitive motions that the sport requires, tennis injuries, especially musculoskeletal ones, often occur. Below are some common injuries of the sport and how to avoid them. Common Tennis Injuries Tennis elbow Also known as […]

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5 Common Basketball Injuries

Whether you shoot hoops with your friends every once in a while or play basketball professionally, you are, unfortunately, always at risk of receiving an injury when you engage in any kind of physical activity. While you can rarely predict an injury, you can be prepared for them by understanding the common injuries that affect […]

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4 Cardio Workouts You Can Do With an Injured Leg

When it comes to exercise, dedication and sticking to a routine are incredibly important. However, suffering a leg injury can oftentimes force you to break that routine or abandon it altogether. Fortunately, there are cardio workouts that can accommodate different injuries, helping you stay fit until you are healed. Here are four cardio workouts that […]

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6 Common Dance-Related Injuries

Dancers are no stranger to injuries. Due to the remarkable strength and flexibility they must possess for the extensive hours they put into their craft, dancers are often subjected to most of the typical injuries that athletes face, with a particular focus on the hips, knees, and feet. Here are six of the most common […]

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Orthopedic Problems and Obesity

While people with obesity can often suffer from commonly known health problems, including heart disease and diabetes, they can also face orthopaedic, or musculoskeletal, challenges. Read on to learn the effects of obesity on the musculoskeletal system and where to find help.  Common Orthopaedic Conditions Related to Obesity According to the Centers for Disease Control […]

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5 Ways To Treat Runner’s Knee

Runner’s knee, clinically known as patellofemoral pain syndrome, is a common injury that describes pain in the kneecap area. While anyone can get this injury, it happens most often to athletes that depend on their knees to run and jump frequently. If you have developed runner’s knee, you’ll want to take the right steps to […]

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The Right Running Shoes: 4 Tips on Picking Your Pair

Running shoes are a key investment for athletes in any stage of their fitness journey. The right pair can enhance performance, protect the feet, and add necessary traction. In contrast, the wrong pair can cause bruising, blistering, and serious joint injuries. Here are four tips for finding the right running shoes.   Have a Gait Analysis  […]

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Top Myths and Misconceptions About Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain begs two questions: What is causing the pain, and what is the right way to treat it? Although it’s a common complaint among young, old, athletic, and sedentary patients, it’s also one of the most commonly mismanaged. Read up on the top myths and misconceptions about lower back pain below.  Lifting Causes […]

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