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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These Three Words Helped Ben Simmons Stay Focused During His Rehab

It's been 455 days since the Philadelphia 76ers made Ben Simmons the No. 1 pick in the 2016 NBA Draft. He has yet to play a single minute. Last ...

Tips for Relieving a Stiff Neck

Tips for Relieving Neck Stiffness from Sports, Exercise, or Other Causes By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Affecting athletes and non-athletes alike, awakening...

4 Sprained Ankle Rehab Exercises

A sprained ankle is one of the most common sports injuries. In fact, many athletes have sprained their ankle at one point or another in their careers,...

A Nighttime Stretch Routine for Athletes

Your body is feeling a bit banged up from a tough lift or brutal practice where your coach decided to spend some extra time on conditioning. Or maybe ...

How to Fix a Jammed Finger

A jammed finger is a common injury that frequently affects athletes who regularly catch balls, but it can happen to anyone—even in the comfort of yo...

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...

3 Exercises to Recover From a Sports Hernia

A sports hernia refers to a muscle or tendon injury in your lower abdominal or groin region. It's a painful injury frequently affecting athletes in sp...

A College Basketball Player's Inspiring First-Hand Account of His ACL Injury, Rehabilitation and Return to the Court

Going into my senior year of high school I had just completed a grueling summer of basketball filled with camps, workouts, lifts, practices and AAU to...

2 Strategies for Preventing and Diagnosing Overtraining

In the demanding world of athletics, injuries and lengthy recovery times are often unavoidable. How, then, can the aspiring athlete minimize the time...

Don't Foam Roll Your IT Band. Do This Instead.

Have you ever foam rolled your IT band to relieve knee pain, hip pain or general discomfort in your upper leg? If so, you're not alone. Foam rolling t...

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