What are the chilling facts about cryotherapy?
Cryotherapy helps with serious arthritis, inflammation and muscle recovery, which uses a method of localized freezing temperatures to relieve irritated nerves.
Cheerleader returns to competition after knee surgery
For Natalie Antoni tumbling was life. At the early age of 3, she participated in competitive gymnastics. When she started high school she decided to transition from gymnastics to cheerleading….
Mallet Finger (Baseball Finger)
Mallet finger, also known as baseball finger, occurs when some impacts the tip of a finger or thumb and forces it to bend further than it usually goes. As a…
What is golfers elbow?
Golfers elbow is caused by overuse and can usually be treated at-home without surgery.
Common lacrosse injuries and how to treat them
Lacrosse is one of the fastest growing high school sports. It has gained a lot of momentum due to its fast pace and competitive nature. Although men’s lacrosse is a…
What every gymnast should know about back pain
Back pain from gymnastics is a common issue that most gymnasts deal with, however there are treatment options and ways to avoid injuries.
What is a stress fracture?
A stress fracture is an overuse injury and is a relatively common injury in sports; typically a stress fracture does not require surgery.
Elbow injuries in the overhand throwing athlete
Elbow injuries in the throwing athlete are usually due to overuse injury and can be prevented.
Common wrestling injuries and how to avoid them
Wrestling is one of the few sports that can be traced back to the beginning of recorded history. With its extreme one-on-one competition, wrestling tournaments can be watched anywhere from…
Why shoulder injuries are common in swimmers
Swimming is one of the most popular low-impact fitness activities. Both competitive and recreational swimmers practice and compete year-round. While the benefits of swimming certainly outweigh the risks, there is…
Why are rotator cuff tears common in sports?
Rotator cuff tears are common among athletes; in fact sports that require repetitive lifting or overhead activities, such as baseball, tennis, rowing and weightlifting are especially prone to rotator cuff…
Are sprains and strains just part of the game?
Dr. Berrios explains common sport’s injuries in high school athletes. Whether it’s volleyball, football, basketball or cross-country it seems like every athlete experiences a sprained ankle or a strained muscle…
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