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  • Patellar Tendonitis

    Patellar Tendonitis

    Patellar tendinitis is an injury to the tendon connecting your kneecap (patella) to your shinbone. The patellar tendon works with the muscles at the front of your thigh to extend your knee so that you can kick, run and jump. Patellar tendinitis, also known as jumper’s knee or runner’s knee, is most common in athletes

  • DOMS (Delayed Onset Muscles Soreness)

    DOMS (Delayed Onset Muscles Soreness)

    Delayed-Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) is exercise-related muscle pain. It develops after excessive and unaccustomed exercise. It is particularly prevalent if that exercise has an eccentric component. Eccentric exercise is an exercise where the muscles are contracting while lengthening. Example: downhill running, plyometric exercises, slowly lowering weights during a bicep curl, and landing drills. What Causes DOMS?

  • Fall Prevention

    Fall Prevention

    Fall prevention is a very important topic, especially for older adults.  As you get older, physical changes and health conditions can make falls more likely.  Falls are one of the leading causes of injury among older adults. Still, you don’t need to live in fear that you are going to fall! Instead, consider getting ahead

  • Baseball Injury Prevention

    Baseball Injury Prevention

    It is now officially baseball season! Today we will review ways to minimize the risk of overuse injuries that can come with a long baseball season. Overuse injuries — especially those related to the UCL and shoulder—are preventable. Some tips to keep you in the game throughout your life include: Warm up properly by stretching, running,

  • Benefits of Foam Rolling

    Benefits of Foam Rolling

    What is a Foam Roller? Foam rollers are exercise devices used for massage and fitness. While usually long and cylindrical, they come in many shapes, sizes and varying textures. When used for self-massage, they help soothe tight, sore areas, relieve tension, and speed up muscle recovery. Reasons to Foam Roll 1. Improve flexibility and increase

  • Signs you may have a Labrum Tear in your Shoulder

    Signs you may have a Labrum Tear in your Shoulder

    Anatomy Your shoulder is a ball-and-socket joint made up of three bones: your humerus, scapula, and clavicle.  The head of your upper arm bone fits into a rounded socket in your shoulder blade. This socket is called the glenoid. Surrounding the outside edge of the glenoid is a rim of strong, fibrous tissue called the

  • Tips to Prevent Neck Pain

    Tips to Prevent Neck Pain

    Neck pain is a very common injury in all populations. Neck pain can be caused by soft tissue injury or tightness or joint pathology.  Muscle strain and resulting muscle spasm is often caused by an underlying neck problem, such as spinal stenosis, arthritis, or disc degeneration and can be triggered from trauma but frequently occurs

  • ACL Injuries

    ACL Injuries

    One of the most common knee injuries is an anterior cruciate ligament sprain or tear. Athletes who participate in high demand sports like soccer, football, and basketball are more likely to injure their anterior cruciate ligaments(ACL).  If you have injured your ACL, you may require surgery to regain full function of your knee. This will

  • Ankle Sprains

    Ankle Sprains

    An ankle sprain occurs when the strong ligaments that support the ankle stretch beyond their limits and tear. Ankle sprains are common injuries that occur among people of all ages. They range from mild to severe, depending upon how much damage there is to the ligaments.  Ligaments are strong, fibrous tissues that connect bones to

  • Meniscal Tears

    Meniscal Tears

    Meniscal tears are among the most common knee injuries. Athletes, particularly those who play contact sports, are at risk for meniscal tears. However, anyone at any age can tear a meniscus. When people talk about torn cartilage in the knee, they are usually referring to a torn meniscus. Three bones meet to form your knee