Concussions May Raise Risk for Lower Limb Injuries

A new study finds that athletes are at increased risk for a lower extremity injury following concussion, possibly because of lingering neurological issues.

New Study: Heading Is Not the Main Cause of Youth Soccer Concussions

Many people have proposed a ban of heading in youth soccer to protect kids from concussions, but a new study reveals the greatest cause of concussion for young soccer players is collisions, not headings.

A Pain in the Butt: 5 Signs of Chronic Hamstring Tendinopathy

Pain deep in the buttocks is a sign of chronic injury to the tendons in the back of the thigh. Learn more about the distinctive signs of chronic hamstring tendinopathy.

8 Training Errors That Can Trigger IT Band Pain

When a sharp pain strikes the outside of your knee--especially if you're a runner or cyclist--it's likely caused by IT band syndrome. Learn what training errors can contribute to IT band pain.

Does Kinesiology Tape Really Work?

Many of the touted benefits of kinesiology tape have not been supported by research, particularly claims about long-term pain alleviation or improved strength or range of motion.

4 Summer Shoe Styles That Can Cause Injury

Summer is an opportunity to break out many warm weather shoe styles, but some of these pose a risk for foot and ankle injuries. Find out what options are riskiest, and how you can make smart shoe choices.

When to Seek Help for a Sports Injury

Many sports injuries can be treated with self-care steps like RICE, but sometimes you need medical care for an injury. Learn when this may be necessary.

Foot and Ankle Injuries That Can Trip Up Runners

Running can leave your feet and ankles vulnerable to several different injuries. This post discusses what they are, and how they can be treated.

Kids Need Recovery Time After a Concussion

For children who suffer a concussion, brain rest is an important measure to help their recovery occur quickly and safely.

Are You at Risk for a Rotator Cuff Injury?

The rotator cuff enables the shoulder's incredible range of motion, but is susceptible to injury through 3 main means. Learn what they are and what the signs of rotator cuff injuries are.

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