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 [...]
Is Acute: Chronic Workload Ratio (ACWR) Effective?
Training load and athletic injuries have long been synonymous, thus the number of studies aiming to quantify their precise relation has spiked in recent decades. One of the most popular [...]
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. [...]
What is Shoulder Impingement? How to Avoid It and Treat It
Shoulder impingement syndrome affects many sports. Baseball, softball, tennis, volleyball, and swimming athletes are the most affected. How does shoulder impingement syndrome develop? The rotator cuff tendon crosses through [...]
Run Faster and Reduce Your Injury Rate With Higher Step Counts
Running is the most popular form of rigorous physical activity in the world. We use it in sports, exercise, and play. Prior to cars, running was the fastest mode of [...]
7 Benefits of Physical Therapy and Athletic Performance
There is nothing worse than getting injured and sitting out for many games and perhaps the season. Preparation is the number one thing you can do to prevent injury. However, [...]
3 Tips for Coming Back After an Injury
How do you work your way back to the playing field? Tap into your competitive spirit with these three tips from the pros.
An Athlete’s Guide to Stress Fractures
There's hardly a competitive athlete out there who's never suffered a stress fracture and that goes double for female athletes. But what's the deal with...
What To Do When Your Kid Gets Hurt
Bumps and bruises are inevitable. How parents react is key. If you’re signing your child up for sports for the first time, there’s something you should know: There will be [...]
The Importance of Mental Health Support After Sports Injuries
It's Okay to Ask for Help The moment I tore my meniscus for the third time, a pit opened up in the bottom of my stomach. By the time I [...]