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A Ruptured Achilles Tendon Doesn't Need Open Surgery To Fix It

The ruptured Achilles tendon heals when repaired and doesn't need open surgery to fix it. Here is why. The Achilles is a broad tendon that connects...

Tears that can't wait. Sports injuries that may need repair during COVID-19

Almost all orthopedic injuries must be repaired immediately. The old "wait-and-see" for most joint injuries has been proven to lead to scar tissue, lo...

3 Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Exercises to Relieve Low-Back Pain

At least 80 percent of Americans will experience low-back pain in their lifetime. But you are not powerless against it. A few intelligent exerci...

How to Know if You're Ready for Pain-Free Running

Running is hard. It takes tremendous discipline to log those long miles, and if you've got the drive to do it, you want a body up to the task. T...

Did Early Specialization Break Zion Williamson?

Zion Williamson—the most-hyped rookie since LeBron James—is starting his NBA career on the sideline. The 19-year-old forward selected No. 1 ove...

You're Probably Not Broken: Why Dysfunction Shouldn't Stop You From Training

This article originally appeared on TonyGentilcore.com The fitness industry preys on dysfunction. It seeks out the broken, the weak and the (see...

'Tummy Time' Isn't Just For Babies Anymore. Here's Why Older Kids Might Need It, Too

Our society has a crippling technology addiction, and no age seems immune. The internet is a non-stop stream of content and diversions designed to ...

What Exactly are 'Overuse' Injuries? Inside the Epidemic Sidelining Youth Athletes

Overuse injury. The term itself seems fairly self-explanatory. Something in the body was used too much, and it led to injury. But with overuse inju...

Max Scherzer Broke His Nose Practicing Bunting—And There's Video

Max Scherzer is one of the most intimidating men in baseball. The three-time Cy Younger award-winner is notoriously fiery on the mound. We're talki...

4 Questions Modern Sports Parents Must Ask Themselves

Why do your kids play sports? It's a simple question, but one shockingly few sports parents actually consider. We live in a time where more youth a...

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