Sports-health Blog

How Do I Know if I Have a Rotator Cuff Tear?

Rotator cuff injuries can share symptoms with several other shoulder injuries, so these are the specific symptoms to look for if you think you’ve got a rotator cuff tear.

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3 Common Sports-Related Shoulder Injuries

Shoulder injuries are all too common, especially in athletes. Learn about three common shoulder injuries and their symptoms.

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Understanding Different Types of Shoulder Pain

Whether it is aching, sharp, radiating, or burning, shoulder pain is a sign that something is wrong.

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Sleeping With Rotator Cuff Pain

A rotator cuff injury can cause pain that makes getting sleep difficult. Here are a few tricks to help you sleep comfortably with your injured rotator cuff.

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Is Your Shoulder Pain Related to Your Numb Hands or Fingers?

A nerve or blood vessel injury could be the reason for your shoulder pain and hand or finger numbness.

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4 Tips to Avoid Knee Injuries While Skiing

Skiing may be a fun winter activity but it comes with the risk of knee injury. Follow these tips to have an injury-free time on the slopes!

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Osgood-Schlatter: The Surprisingly Common Knee Condition Affecting Young Athletes

Osgood-Schlatter disease is a sports injury found in younger people, characterized by a painful bump that forms below the knee.

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Who Is at Risk for a Broken Collarbone?

Because the collarbone is thin and close to the surface of the skin, it is prone to fractures. Find out if you are at risk, and what to do if you think your collarbone is broken.

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Is My Knee Pain Arthritis or a Torn Meniscus?

Symptoms of a torn meniscus and knee osteoarthritis are very similar. Find out how to tell the difference and get an accurate diagnosis.

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4 Summer Shoe Styles That Can Cause Injury

Buying new shoes for summer? You may want to steer clear of certain styles in order to avoid problems like plantar fasciitis, sprained ankles, and bunions.

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