8 06, 2020

Common Sports Injuries: Lower Back Pain

By |June 8th, 2020|Tags: |

If you love sports, you’ll do just about anything to get back in the game. That’s why athletes of all levels and ages are often the first to flock to doctors or try home treatments online when lower back pain strikes.  Have you tried treatments such as medications, injections, massage, or home treatments and still find yourself sidelined with lower back pain? It’s not your fault – many treatments for lower back pain are simply ineffective because they treat the symptoms and not the underlying cause of your pain.  We know that getting back in the game is important to you. That’s why we will explain everything you need to know about [...]

22 05, 2020

Common Sports Injuries: Tennis & Golfer’s Elbow

By |May 22nd, 2020|Tags: , |

It’s no secret that sports requiring repetitive swinging will stress the elbow. Swinging a club or racquet in poor posture, without proper warmup, or with a sudden increase in duration or intensity are the most common reasons why athletes suffer from tennis and golfer’s elbow. Tennis and golfer’s elbow are both conditions caused by damage to the tendons. Other sports where athletes run a higher risk of incurring tennis or golfer’s elbow include baseball, football, racquetball, archery, weightlifting, fencing, and other racquet sports. If you work a profession that involves repeated elbow movements (such as painters, plumbers, cooks, construction workers, and gardeners), your risk of developing tennis or golfer’s elbow increases. So, [...]

13 05, 2020

Common Sports Injuries: Hamstring Strain

By |May 13th, 2020|Tags: , |

You just started your sprint towards the ball or next rep in your running interval workout when suddenly, you feel a sharp pain in your hamstring that turns your sprint to a limp. You’ve incurred the dreaded hamstring strain – a common injury among athletes who participate in a sport that requires sprinting with sudden stops and starts. A hamstring strain has three grades of severity, from Level 1 (a mild strain) to Level 3 (a severe strain). Even mild strains require at least three weeks of rest and ice for an athlete to recover. If an athlete does not add massage, stretching, and strengthening exercises to their hamstring strain rehab once [...]