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What Are the Top 5 Worst Shoulder Exercises You Can Do?

As one of the least stable joints in your body, shoulder exercises can help strengthen surrounding muscles and improve range of motion. However, due to its instability, some shoulder exercises can actually damage your shoulder, particularly your rotator cuff, which is the group of muscles and tendons that surround the shoulder and hold the joint […]

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Five Steps for Dealing with Shin Splints from Playing Soccer

Shin splints, or medial tibial stress syndrome, are a form of leg injury that causes pain in the lower front area of the leg. The pain often comes from too much stress on the shinbone, its tissues, and the surrounding muscles. Due to the nature of the sport, shin splints are a common injury for […]

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5 Myths About Lower Back Pain

According to the American Chiropractic Association, about 31 million Americans experience lower back pain. While a number of factors contribute to lower back pain, such as lack of stretching, sports or exercise accidents, or improper lifting of heavy objects, what can potentially be more harmful are lower back pain misconceptions that may prevent you from […]

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Common Volleyball Injuries

From spiking and serving to bumping and blocking, volleyball involves many of the same motions that make players more prone to certain types of injuries. Below are common volleyball-related orthopaedic injuries, ways to prevent them, and how to recover from them.  Upper Body Volleyball Injuries  Repetitive overhead motions commonly cause these arm and upper body […]

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What Is Pilates?

Pilates is a system of physical fitness exercises that promote strength, stability, and flexibility. Not to be confused with yoga, which traditionally involves more breath work and mind, body, and spiritual connection, Pilates focuses on core engagement and body movement. Originally a rehabilitative practice, Pilates is also now popularly known as a way to improve […]

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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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