injury

Female athlete with osteoarthritis holding her knee in pain during a run

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, in which affected joints exhibit pain, stiffness, and decreased flexibility. The condition can be caused by many factors, including joint injury and overuse alongside advancing age. Since osteoarthritis can’t be reversed, preventing it is key to living your most mobile life.  Osteoarthritis Symptoms According to the Centers […]

A runner leans down, holding her knee, which seems to be hurt

Consistency is the key to achieving just about any goal, including athletic goals. Because being active is an essential part of overall good health, it’s important to know how to avoid sports injuries. To avoid sports injuries: 1. Focus on Flexibility It’s hard to fit everything into our schedules. In our hurry to get it […]

runner with foot pain

Pesky. That’s probably the best word to describe a foot sprain in terms of the way it affects daily life. They’re serious enough to sideline us from normal activity, but most are not so serious that we’re patient with their healing. That’s not always the case, however — as some foot sprains are severe enough […]

runner's stretch

Running is a demanding sport. Many runners are driven individuals who are passionate about their performance and push themselves to the limits. However, with pushing limits come challenges, including running injuries. Whether they’re beginners or seasoned athletes, runners tend to get hurt. Estimates of the exact number are wide-ranging, but sources approximate 20%-80% of runners […]

All You Need to Know About Rotator Cuffs: Tears, Injury Tests, Physical Therapy and Rotator Cuff Surgery

You have a nagging pain in your shoulder… Should you see a shoulder specialist? Or do you just tough it out? If the pain is affecting your work, recreational activities or how you live your everyday life, it’s a good idea to see an orthopedic shoulder surgeon for a consultation. No matter if your shoulder […]