The New Procedure That’s Revolutionizing ACL Surgery and Recovery
When Tom Brady tore the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) of his left knee (as well as his medial collateral ligament) in 2008, the expected recovery and rehabilitation time for such [...]
3 Strategies to Prevent Youth Baseball Injuries
With baseball season right around the corner, young players all across the country are getting ready to get on the diamond and perform. However, just as...
Underrated Causes of Hamstring Strains
Hamstring injuries are still all too common in athletics, however, the scientific community is discovering more about the inner workings of the several mechanisms responsible for causing these painful injuries. [...]
How Bad is My Sprained Ankle?
Ankle sprains are the most common type of injury in sports, especially basketball. Each year, millions of dollars are spent in emergency rooms nationwide treating ankle injuries. 85% percent of [...]
How core training can reduce the chance of sustaining an ACL injury.
The rupture of an athlete’s Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) is painful and distressing. It requires surgery to repair and then a lengthy rehabilitation process before the athlete can return to [...]
Is Inflammation Good for Muscle Growth? And Does it Help to Eat Your Protein Before Your Vegetables?
Often, you hear the word inflammation and think of something terrible. But truthfully, your body experiences some pro-inflammatory effects. For instance, when you get sick. A massive release of white [...]
An Injury Prevention Plan for Athletes
Injuries in young athletes are common; unfortunately, elbow, shoulder, and knee injuries are on the verge of becoming very common, having parents foot the bill in the amount of a [...]
Low-Level Head Impacts in Football Cause Cognitive Decline in Youth
More stones are being unturned when it comes to head trauma and impact. First, the research showed that concussions cause cognitive impairment. Then, some years later, it was discovered that [...]
The Biggest thing an Athlete can do is Take Care of their Feet
If you are like me, your feet have taken a beating. After nearly 15 years of soccer, my feet have been through a war. Soccer cleats, as well as many [...]
How to Prevent Rhabdomyolysis in Youth Athletes
Many recent fitness trends are all about pushing yourself to the max. For those properly conditioned, intense HIIT, CrossFit, or similar workouts can prove to be a physical challenge. For [...]