Injury Recovery Articles

No athlete wants to be injured, but if you suffer a setback, it's crucial that you approach recovery the right way. We've got tips on how to rehab an injury, supplements you can take to speed the process, and motivational quotes and tips from pros who have suffered through their own injuries. Don't just sit on the sideline—let STACK help prepare you to get back in the game.

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Why Seeing a Physical Therapist—Even if You Don't Think You're Injured—Can Make You a Better Athlete

If you've ever played a sport or engaged in serious strength training, odds are good that you've been injured at one point or another. The trauma c...

Study: Traditional 'Pitch Counts' Aren't Doing Enough to Help High School Pitchers

Too many pitches can be bad news for a young pitcher's arm and shoulder health. That's why pitch counts have become a trusted way to guard against ...

Why the Traditional Procedure for a Torn Meniscus Can Lead to a Lifetime of Pain (And The Smarter Approach Pro Athletes Favor)

Your meniscus is important. Two pads of cartilage wedged between your shin and thigh bones, the meniscus works to absorb shock, distribute load and...

Eliminate Ankle Sprains With This 3-Minute Daily Routine

The frustration and pain of spraining an ankle is very personal to me. I've sprained each ankle at least 20 times (I kid you not). Since becoming a Do...

Trust the Process: 5 Things to Keep in Mind When Recovering From an Injury

Recently, I had to get surgery on a torn labrum in my shoulder. My doctor told me recovery time was four to six weeks with a sling, followed by two to...

How to Handle an Acute Injury While Training

Working out is supposed to make you stronger, healthier and feel better. But it's also an activity that can leave you vulnerable to injury. You'll be ...

Golfers, Beat Low-Back Pain With This Program

Eighteen months ago I received a phone call from a local golf phenom, Derek Bard. He had just come off a stellar year, placing 2nd at the U.S. Amateur...

Why Coaches, Athletic Trainers and Doctors Must Avoid Terminology That Downplays the Seriousness of a Concussion

In the athletic setting, injuries are a part of the game, there is no doubt about it. Strains, sprains, concussion, chronic overuse injuries, acute...

A Simple Spit Test May Revolutionize How We Diagnose Concussions

Diagnosing the severity of a concussion could soon be as simple as collecting a swab of saliva. New research from Penn State University has found t...

Fix Nagging Shin Splints With This Rehab Plan

Shin Splints – A Multifaceted Approach Todd Sabol MS, AT Almost 100% of the time, musculoskeletal issues are the result of multiple variables breaking...

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