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Avoiding Common Summer Injuries for Athletes

Posted by Andrea Hamel

June 27, 2017 at 3:42 PM

Summer is the perfect time of year for engaging in sports that you don't get to enjoy the rest of the year. You can spend every weekend out on the lake, swimming and boating; you can hike through the mountains; you can even take a vacation dedicated to camping, rock climbing, biking, and more. There's just one problem: with all of those activities that your body isn't used to, you can significantly increase your chances of injury. While you don't want to curtail your fun, you'll find that following a few simple tips can help decrease your odds of many common summer injuries and make your vacation happier, less stressful, and more fun.

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Topics: common athletic injuries, common summer injuries

The Five Most Common Sports Injuries

Posted by Andrea Hamel

August 14, 2015 at 4:13 PM

Mild to moderate sports injuries occur with some frequency, not just to the professional athlete, but to the “weekend warrior” as well. It’s important to balance rest and support with limited exercise to maintain flexibility and strength in the injured area. Physical therapy may be necessary to rebuild muscle strength after a sports-related injury.

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Topics: common injuries, common athletic injuries

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