Category Archives: Injury Prevention Tips

5 Tips to Effectively Treat Tennis Elbow

Tennis elbow (or lateral epicondylitis) is a sharp pain on the outside of the elbow over the bone caused by daily repetitive overuse. This is typically brought on by working on a computer for several hours a day, or playing sports like golf and, yes, tennis. If you suffer from tennis elbow, check out these… 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 »

  • Posted on: Jan 15 2016
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Tips For An Injury Free Run

Is running bad for your joints? Some people avoid running because it, like any high impact activities, can be a little hard on your joints. However, running is a great way to stay active, maintain a healthy weight, and keep your cardiovascular system strong. If you are careful about when, where, and how you run,… Read More »

  • Posted on: Sep 15 2015
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How to Avoid Baseball Injuries

While baseball can be a fun activity for children and adults alike, it can leave you at risk for a number of different injuries. While no piece of protective equipment, set of stretches, or throwing or fielding technique can protect every player at all times, heeding the following advice will reduce the likelihood of both… Read More »

  • Posted on: Mar 30 2015
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Tips for Safe Snow Shoveling This Winter

Depending on your age, snow can be fun or a nuisance. When it comes to shoveling snow, it’s easy to get injured. In fact, according to an article published by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) more that 119,000 people were treated in hospital emergency rooms, doctor’s offices, clinics and other medical settings for… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 30 2015
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Top 5 Exercise Tips for Senior Citizens

Regular exercise and activity can benefit a person of any age. In fact, more and more adults are remaining physically active well into their 60s, 70s, and 80s. While older adults may not be able to do all the same types of exercises they did when they were younger, many older adults today still enjoy… Read More »

  • Posted on: Oct 26 2014
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Benefits of Practicing Yoga After Orthopedic Surgery

After orthopedic surgery, the most difficult part of recovery for many patients is rebuilding strength and improving their range of motion. Orthopedic surgeons often prescribe patients with a physical therapy plan to assist in the recovery process. In addition to physical therapy, low-impact exercises such as swimming and yoga can be significantly beneficial to the… Read More »

  • Posted on: Oct 26 2014
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Main Causes of a Rotator Cuff Tear

As it is the most flexible joint in the body, the shoulder is at risk for many different types of injuries. On the top of the shoulder, right where it meets the top arm bone is a grouping of tendons and muscles that work together as the rotator cuff. Serious tears in the rotator cuff… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 29 2014
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Study Says Young Girls at Higher Risk for ACL Injury Than Boys

A new study suggests that young girls are more prone to ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) injuries than boys. The study reports that lack of physical training for young athletes and puberty are to blame. Let’s take a closer look at the link between ACL injuries and young athletes. What causes ACL injuries? Sports that involve… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 29 2014
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Top 5 Most Common Sports-Related Orthopedic Injuries

It’s no secret that athletes are at risk for getting hurt during training, competitions, and games. Help keep yourself safe and explore the top five most common sports-related orthopedic injuries. Pulled Muscle. An athlete can pull almost any muscle in his or her body. The most common muscle injury is to the hamstring which is… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 29 2014
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