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Sports Injuries Information

Sports injuries are injuries that are caused by participation in a sporting event. In many cases, these types of injuries are due to overuse of a part of the body when participating in a certain activity. For example, runner's knee is a painful condition generally associated with running, while tennis elbow is a misnomer for a repetitive stress injury at the elbow, although it does often occurs with tennis players.

Injuries are a common occurrence in professional sports and most teams have a staff of therapists and close connections to the medical community. Controversy has arisen at times when teams have made decisions that could threaten a players long-term health for short term gain.

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Recent studies have found that supplements and vitamins often contain additives that may not be listed on the bottle and in some cases, may not contain the supplement at all. While those additives and fillers are often benign, ... Read More »
Have you ever really listened to what is being said during a game, practice or a meet, to the child athletes? Do you regularly attend practice and sit on the sidelines to watch the interaction between your child’s coach and the kids? Parents do not typically attend most practices and some schools and teams have clear rules about no one entering ... Read More »
I can’t tell you how great it is to see the amount of research and attention concussions are getting these days. From the professional leagues we watch on the television to the recreational sport leagues our children play in, there now exist guidelines that better guide us on when athletes (both young and old) may return to the playing field ... Read More »

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