Sports-health Blog

3 Risk Factors for Shoulder Dislocations

Shoulder dislocations can occur in athletes and non-athletes alike. Read about 3 factors that can put you at risk for this injury.

Anterior view of the shoulder showing a dislocation. Read More

7 Causes of Shin Splints

The pain of shin splints can be avoided if you know what causes it and you take measures to prevent shin splints.

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Can Damaged Cartilage Be Fixed?

When cartilage becomes damaged, it can't heal itself like other components in the body. But experts have found ways repair cartilage through regeneration, transplantation, and PRP/stem cell therapies.

Knee joint labeling femur, patella, articular cartilage, and tibia. Read More

Preparing for Rotator Cuff Surgery

When the shoulder’s rotator cuff is torn or damaged, it may require surgery to repair it. Find out what you can expect if you need rotator cuff surgery.

Shoulder arthroscopy for rotator cuff tear repair. Read More

3 Common Shoulder Sports Injuries

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

Anterior view of the shoulder joint showing the rotator cuff tear. Read More

Recognizing the Signs of Runner’s Knee

Patellofemoral pain syndrome, also known as runner’s knee, is the most common injury for runners. Learn how to identify this common sports injury.

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Is Your Sleep Position Harming Your Rotator Cuff?

If you sleep on your side every night, you may be putting yourself at risk for tendinitis in your shoulder's rotator cuff.

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The Risks of Rushing Back from a Hamstring Tear

Find out the dangers of an early return from your hamstring tear.

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3 Causes of Shoulder Instability

Olympian Kerri Walsh Jennings has persevered through her share of shoulder injuries, including two shoulder dislocations. Find out if you’re at risk for this injury.

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David Wright's Neck Surgery: 3 Things to Know

Learn the nonsurgical and surgical treatment options available for neck pain.

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