It’s common for golfers of all skill levels to experience discomfort at some point. Whether you’re a beginner at golf or hit the course every day, exercise and stretching will help strengthen your core and relieve any pain. Here are five golf-related exercises to help loosen you up and improve your game. 5 Exercises to […]
5 Golf-Related Exercises
8 Best Knee Stretches for Pain Relief
Knee pain is usually caused by overuse and a weak core. To strengthen your muscles and relieve pain, try these eight, simple knee stretches and exercises. Knee Pain-Relieving Stretches Squats – Squats can strengthen your core and relieve knee pressure. When doing squats, it’s important to keep your feet flat and shoulder width apart. While […]
Best Shoulder Workouts to Reduce Injury
Your shoulder is one of the most complex joints in your body; it can be easy to injure and tough to recover from. The best way to both prevent and recover from shoulder damage is stretching. If you’re looking to strengthen your shoulders, try these shoulder-injury-reducing exercises. Exercises to Prevent Shoulder Injuries Standing Rows – […]
What Is a SLAP Injury?
According to population surveys by the National Institutes of Health, 25% of adults will experience shoulder pain at some point in their lives. Nearly 10% of those injuries are superior labrum, anterior to posterior, or SLAP, injuries. The labrum is a ring of cartilage surrounding your shoulder joint socket. SLAP injuries happen when the upper […]
Top Golfer Ankle Injuries
Golf is commonly thought of as a low-contact and relaxing sport with little risk for injury. However, playing golf can be an intense activity, that involves long-distance walking and excessive swinging motions that put your feet, knees, hips and, specifically, ankles at risk for injury. Here are some of the top ankle injuries associated with […]
What Are the Most Common Types of Knee Surgery?
Knee pain can affect nearly all parts your of everyday life; limited mobility and discomfort make it hard to do even the simplest tasks, including walking. If you’re feeling knee pain, it’s possible surgery could alleviate some of the symptoms. Here are some common procedures used to fix knee injuries. Common Knee Injury Surgeries Meniscus […]
What Is Biceps Tendonitis?
When the bicep muscle works too hard, often from overuse, it can cause small tears and inflame its tendons, leading to biceps tendonitis (or bicep tendinitis). If you have an upper arm injury or are experiencing pain in your biceps, then here are some of the causes, symptoms, and treatments of biceps tendonitis that you […]
How Do I Know If I Have a Broken Arm?
Whenever a person trips and takes a fall, their natural instinct is to extend their arm to help catch themselves or brace for impact with the ground. However, such action often results in an accidental arm injury due to the extended arm buckling under a person’s bodyweight. If you have injured your arm and are […]
Recognizing and Preventing Overuse Sports Injuries
Overuse sports injuries are muscle or joint injuries caused by repeated trauma. Before you start a new workout routine, it’s important to recognize the signs of an overuse injury and know the steps to prevent one from happening. Causes of Overuse Sports Injuries Overuse injuries are usually the result of errors in training or technique. […]
What Can Cause Sharp Knee Pain?
Experiencing a sudden, sharp pain in the knee can be intense enough to cause you to drop to the ground right where you stand. When such an alarming event happens, you may begin to question what could have caused your discomfort as you search for the origin of your pain. If you are feeling sharp […]