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Dwyane Wade Steps Up When It Counts

Photo via stamfordadvocate.comDwyane Wade's injury history reads like a depressing don't-do list. Dislocated shoulder? Check. Shoulder surgery? Ch...

What it Takes to Recover From an Achilles Injury

One injury that consistently makes athletes cringe is an Achilles tear—and rightfully so. Achilles injuries are no joke. Just ask Kobe Bryant fo...

How to Prevent an Achilles Injury

Purple and Gold nation is in a state of mourning. Kobe Bryant fueled a late-season run to get the Lakers into the playoffs, but the megastar tore ...

What Lindsey Vonn's Recovery May Look Like

We all were horrified by Lindsey Vonn's high-speed crash during the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming, Austria, on February 5, 2013. S...

The Challenges of Returning From an Injury

Returning from an injury is a grueling process that can be physically and mentally challenging. A great example is Derrick Rose's long-awaited retur...

Tommy John Surgery: Myths, Stressors, Prevention

Tommy John surgery was once considered a pitchers' worst nightmare. The operation is the upper body  equivalent of an ACL reconstruction. Previo...

What Happens After an ACL Tear?

Every year between 250,000 and 300,000 athletes undergo the long and arduous process of recovering from an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear, ...

9 Tips to Recover from Surgery Faster

If you're currently recovering from athletic surgery, you're probably itching to get past rehab and back to playing your sport. Following your docto...

First-Hand Account of a Torn ACL Surgery

A torn ACL, whether full or partial, is one of the most severe and painful injuries an athlete can suffer. However, now, with advances in sports med...

Topical Gear's ACL Tube: A Game Changer for Female Athletes

Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III can attest that ACL reconstructive surgery is a painful procedure. Unfortunately, it's becoming commonplace i...

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