Athletic & Sport Injuries

5 08, 2019

A Definitive Guide to Sports Physical Therapy

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Overview of Sports Physical Therapy: When it comes to getting sports-related injury treatment,  sports physical therapy has been shown to be one of the best treatments. It helps patients with a sports-related injury restore return to their sport or activity safely. The process of regaining strength & function can be short or long depending on your sports injury, but fortunately, with sports physical therapy athletes can be restored to their full health. Sports Injury Conditions Physical Therapists Treat: Ankle Sprains Ankle sprains are painful and can limit the motion. In addition, it can prevent a person from enjoying normal activities, let alone sports activities. Sport physical therapy can help improve ankle range [...]

5 06, 2019

3 Simple Ways to Swing the Golf Club More Efficiently or Pain Free

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Introduction to Swinging the Golf Club More Efficiently: As a golfer we all want to improve our game in some form or fashion whether that be to increase our driving distance, putt more effectively, or even just swing pain free. Whatever the goal, there are three things any golfer can do to do just that. These three things are to improve your trunk rotation and hip mobility, and increase your functional strength. When all three of these components are trained or worked upon, many golfers will quickly notice how much better their golf game has improved, but also how good they feel.  Now let’s take a closer look at how you [...]

4 09, 2018

Why Seeing A Sports Medicine Specialist Is Important To Your Career

By |September 4th, 2018|Tags: |

At times, we have seen our favorite heroes falling from grace, not because of their own doing, but rather by star-crossed circumstances. Remember Grant Hill? The famous basketball player who used to play for the Detroit Pistons was plagued by nagging ankle injuries for the better part of four years and since then he never recovered again. Guys like Grant Hill, Penny Hardaway and Tracy McGrady would have been definitely the Hall of Famers if sports injuries did not get the best of them. Injuries are common among athletes, and sometimes they are so severe that they derail an athlete’s most promising career in sports. For this reason, we'll show you why seeing [...]

4 09, 2018

Treatments For Sports Injuries

By |September 4th, 2018|Tags: , |

Introduction to Treatment For Sports Injuries What do you think is the quickest way that sidelines a good player? Well, it is sports injuries. Sports injuries refer to the kinds of injuries that occur while playing sports. Sports injuries are really agonizing and no matter which sport you play, the treatment and time required to recover from an injury can vary depending on the severity of the sports injury. It largely depends on if the injury an acute or a chronic concern. If a sports injury is causing you severe pain, numbness, swelling, if you cannot put weight on it, and if there is any joint abnormality, you need to seek the [...]

17 08, 2018

3 Common Mistakes That Cause Athlete’s Injuries

By |August 17th, 2018|

According to Youth Sports Statistics, 66% of boys and 52% of girls between 5-18 years of age play organized sports. But statistically speaking, there is bound to be an injury somewhere down the line. Injuries are basically star-crossed risks that come with playing sports. After an athlete suffers an injury, usually they don’t nurse their injuries properly which causes a delayed or incomplete recovery and more time on the sidelines. This might be due to the athlete not knowing what to do, or getting a bad medical advice or treatment. Some of the injuries are just going to happen, however some are preventable; which could exemplify the difference between a successful season and [...]

13 08, 2018

A Growing Concern: Avoiding Sports Injuries

By |August 13th, 2018|

Each year more and more people engage in sports and recreational activities in order to achieve a healthier lifestyle. Unfortunately, as the number of people biking, hiking, and playing sports increases, so do the injuries. According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, in 2016, more than eight million people had a sports related injury. Since more men play contact sports, twice as many men as women had sports related injuries. Another concerning statistic: children between the ages of five and 14 account for nearly 40% of all sports related injuries. It’s time to learn how to keep yourself, and those you care about, safe in the sports arena. The 9 [...]

9 08, 2018

What Are the Most Common Sports Injuries?

By |August 9th, 2018|

Whether you are a highly-trained athlete or a weekend warrior, there is always a risk of injury. Unfortunately, when injuries like a lower back pain sports injury or ankle injuries in sports happen, it can be quite hard to figure out what part is really injured or how to treat it. Moreover, injuries can also happen when a person is not properly acclimatized to play the sport, like not warming up or stretching the muscles before playing. So do you want to know what to expect the next time you hit the court? Here is a countdown of the most common sports injuries, from least common to the most common ones: Most [...]

1 05, 2018

Three Secrets To Treating A Pulled Hamstring

By |May 1st, 2018|Tags: |

Introduction To Hamstring Treatment Last week we wrote about three symptoms of a hamstring strain. You can access this content by clicking here. Meanwhile, in this post were going to disclose EXACTLY how to treat a pulled hamstring. Hamstring injuries can be quite painful and when not treated immediately, they can result in swelling and tenderness. You need some basic information on the treatment of pulled hamstring; this will help you avoid the stress that comes with the pain, swelling and tenderness of the injured area. With grades one and two of a pulled hamstring taking between three weeks and a month to heal, you would like to reduce the healing period. [...]

20 04, 2018

Symptoms Of A Hamstring Strain

By |April 20th, 2018|

A hamstring strain is a common pain that strikes many athletes. At the back of your thigh, there are three muscles that run along from your buttock to the backs of your knees. A hamstring strain is the injury or tear of one or more of these muscles. It varies from a mild hamstring pull to a tear. This strain usually occurs at the base of the buttocks or in the middle part of the back thigh, right where the tendon joins the muscle. Some people have the hamstring strain symptoms way before the pain completely puts them down or forces them to see a doctor. For this reason, it is important [...]