Your Turkey Trot Shouldn’t Knock You Down

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With Thanksgiving only one week away, many people are laced up for their annual “Turkey Trot” race.  Many of those taking part will develop severe foot pain after the race, a pain called plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is generally considered an overuse syndrome of the “plantar fascia” and is a common problem in the foot. …

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Snow Board & Skate Board Injury Prevention

As more snowboarders hit the slopes and features, one must expect a higher incidence of injuries. The most common injuries for snowboarders are wrist injuries which can vary from a simple strain to a complicated fracture. One way to avoid these injuries are to use wrist splints or a glove with a support built into…

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Are You Ready to Run, Injury FREE?

Hey Runners, are you frustrated with constant injuries, too many set backs, and lack of quality runs, or runs at all? It’s time to return to your training again and enjoy your runs, and stay injury free. Does this sound familiar: • I have not been able to run for weeks (or months)….and I have…

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Avoiding Common Injuries In Little League Baseball

Youth baseball throwing injuries are on the rise across the country. Increases in participation coupled with the popularity of year round travel teams and player showcases (play multiple games in a weekend without strict standards for pitch counts or numbers of innings pitched) has orthopedic specialists treating overuse injuries (typically seen in the professional ranks)…

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An Ounce of Prevention…

In my commitment to get healthier and get back in shape, I have struggled to get backon a normal schedule running daily. JUst a couple miles each day,, but enough to get my heart rate up, and burn some calories while strengthening and tightening the jiggly parts. As usual, I always try to over do…

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