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Can You Keep Training With Common Athletic Injuries?

Posted by Andrea Hamel

July 21, 2016 at 2:00 PM

There's nothing worse than the moment of blind panic when you realize that you've been injured. It's not the pain itself that's so terrifying, though that's bad enough. It's the idea that you're going to be stuck on the bench for the next several weeks, the enforced idleness a punishment for not paying close enough attention to what was going on with your body. Here's the good news: you don't have to give up your training regime entirely just because you've managed to be injured. By taking a few simple principles into consideration, you can keep the rest of your body in peak condition while still allowing the injury to heal.

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Topics: injuries

Returning to Practice After Common Athletic Injuries

Posted by Andrea Hamel

June 24, 2016 at 1:11 PM

There's nothing worse than time spent out of training because of an injury. Once you're healed up and your doctor has, if necessary, cleared you to return to training, you're ready to dive back in as quickly as possible! Unfortunately, diving in too fast can lead to further injury, putting you right back on the bench before you even have a chance to enjoy your freedom to train as you like. By following a few simple precautions, however, you can get back to your normal training schedule sooner and avoid further injuries in the future.

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Topics: injuries

Strains, Sprains, and Breaks - Knowing the Difference

Posted by Andrea Hamel

May 18, 2016 at 2:30 PM

In the athletic world, the most common injuries fall into three categories - strains, sprains, and breaks. In each of these categories, there are hundreds of different names to describe each, fitting with what type of body part that was injured. However, while a break in the bone or ligament is obviously more serious than a strained muscle, without proper treatment for each of these injuries, it can take you out of the game in the long-term. Knowing the difference between these three common injury categories and how to best treat them can make all the difference in terms of proper healing and healing time.

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Topics: injuries

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