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Rotator Cuff Injury and Treatment

If you’ve ever played any competitive baseball or softball you’ve no doubt come across someone with a damaged rotator cuff. It may be a hard-throwing baseball pitcher, or a softball shortstop whose summer slate of 200+ games is just too much on his or her shoulder. The injury can be chronic, recurring every summer and… Read More »


Preventing Osteoporosis Begins Early

When you think of osteoporosis, you may not think it’s something to be concerned about until you get older. The truth is you’re never too young to improve your bone health. The habits you adopt early in life can lay the groundwork for the health of your bones now and throughout your entire life. Knowing… Read More »


Six Foods to Ease Arthritis Pain

If you’re one of the more than 50 million adults living with some type of arthritis, you know how debilitating it can be to experience swelling, pain, stiffness and decreased range of motion. It may come as a surprise to learn that growing evidence suggests that following a healthy diet and adding in certain foods… Read More »


Don’t Get Sidelined by an ACL Injury

The ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) is one of four ligaments that help stabilize the knee joint and keep the lower leg from sliding too far forward. When you play sports that involve quick changes in motion like football, basketball or soccer, you are at greater risk for ACL injury. And if when this type of… Read More »


Knowing the Signs of a Dislocated Shoulder

The shoulder is the most mobile joint in your body, which means it’s more likely to suffer a dislocation. When your upper arm bone pops out of its cup-shaped socket, it can be extremely painful. What’s more, once your shoulder dislocates once, it’s more prone to future dislocations. And when you dislocate your shoulder, you… Read More »


Sports Injury Warning Signs

When you experience a severe sports injury like a bone fracture, for example, you know you’re going to be sidelined for a while. But oftentimes, sports injuries are not as obvious. They may start slowly and get progressively worse as time goes on, resulting in chronic aches and pains. Paying attention to the warning signs… Read More »



Build Healthy Bones and Joints the Right Way

Keeping your bones and joints healthy requires a bit of effort, but the rewards make the work extremely worthwhile. Follow these simple guidelines to start you on the road to good health from the inside out for years to come. Exercise Being stationary for a long period of time – when you watch TV or… Read More »


Three Reasons NOT to Skip the Warm-Up

For many, the warm-up takes a back seat to the actual workout, either because of time constraints or the notion that the workout is the most important part anyway. But warming up is essential to a safe and effective workout because it serves to prevent injuries and improve performance. What’s more, it prepares you mentally… Read More »


5 Safety Tips to Help Prevent Falls in Older Adults

As we age, physical changes, health conditions, and sometimes even medications make falls more likely. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in every three adults age 65 or older falls each year, and 2 million are treated in emergency rooms for fall-related injuries. To prevent falls in older adults,… Read More »


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