Sports-health Blog

Olympian Overcomes Labral Tear Injury

American diver Kassidy Cook overcomes several injuries, including a labral tear, and will compete in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

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4 Ways to Sidestep Injuries and Improve Your Golf Swing

A better golf swing doesn’t have to be complicated. Check out these tips and targeted exercises to improve your consistency.

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Do Compression Garments Work?

Compression garments are popular for amateur and professional athletes alike. Find out what research says about their effectiveness.

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Running with Sciatica: 4 Things to Know

Are your sciatica symptoms making it difficult to run? Try these 4 tips to find relief.

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4 Risk Factors for ACL Injuries That You Need to Know

Don’t become another statistic for ACL injuries. Here are four risk factors you need to know.

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Tips for Properly Taping an Ankle Injury

Properly taping your ankle injury makes a difference in recovery time and the likelihood of further injury. Make sure you’re taking these steps when taping an ankle injury.

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Which ACL Graft Is Right for You?

An ACL tear doesn't have to spell the end to your favorite sport or activity. Here's how to choose which of the 3 common ACL grafts may be right for you.

Anterior view of the knee joint showing the femoral tunnel, tibial tunnel, and patellar tendon graft. Read More

5 Stretches and Exercises for Rotator Cuff Tears

Physical therapy plays an important role when healing from a rotator cuff tear. Read about several exercises you may encounter on your road to recovery.

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How Do SLAP Tears Affect Athletes?

SLAP tears are common shoulder injuries in athletes participating in sports with overhead motions. What is a SLAP tear and how do you treat it?

Lateral tear of the shoulder joint Read More

Treating a Sprained Ankle: Everything You Need to Know

After you sprain your ankle, knowing what to do in the first hours and days can help you ease pain and get moving again faster.

Bandaging a sprained ankle helps stabilize the joint to tissues can heal. Read More

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