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Fantasy Football Injuries: week 12

Posted by Cotton Fitzgerald

November 27, 2017 at 3:30 PM

 

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Topics: Fantasy Football

Everything You Need to Know About Healing Your Neck Injury

Posted by Andrea Hamel

November 23, 2017 at 10:02 AM

Whether you are suffering from a sore neck, prolonged stiffness, or a case of whiplash, living through the discomfort of your neck injury doesn't have to be your reality. There are plenty of ways that you can safely soothe and heal your neck (with the approval of your general physician or pain specialist, of course). In this post, we will uncover the top eight things that you can do to help make your neck injury less painful and get you on the road to recovery.

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Topics: neck injuries

10 UNCONVENTIONAL THINGS TO TRY For Back Injuries And Back Pain

Posted by Andrea Hamel

November 21, 2017 at 9:58 AM

From overlooked remedies to uncommon therapeutic activities, there are many types of treatment for back injuries and back pain that most people have yet to try. If you have gone down your list of treatment options and thus far nothing has worked for you, it may be time to try something a little less conventional in order to experience lasting results. In this post, you will discover ten unique treatments for back injuries and back pain.

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Topics: back injuries, back pain

Fantasy Football Injuries: Week 11

Posted by Cotton Fitzgerald

November 20, 2017 at 4:10 PM

Fantasy Football Injuries presented by Mueller Sports Medicine

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Topics: Fantasy Football

6 Luxurious Ways to Soothe Your Back Pain

Posted by Andrea Hamel

November 16, 2017 at 9:10 AM

Anyone who has ever had to deal with back pain knows that it's no fun. Whether it is minor, acute pain or a chronic problem, back injuries never fail to get in the way of a person's day and well-being. Whatever the reason for your back pain, it is, of course, very important that you take the proper precautions to prevent further injury and get treated by a specialized medical professional. If you are finding yourself in great discomfort in between doctor's appointments and medical treatment for your back pain or injury, there are some things you can do at home on your own. And they're not just effective ways to alleviate some of the pain and discomfort, they are incredibly luxurious too. In this post, we will uncover six ultra luxurious ways to sooth your back pain.

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Topics: back pain, lower back pain, back injuries

Spinal Stenosis: Options

Posted by Andrea Hamel

November 14, 2017 at 9:41 AM

Many individuals with spinal stenosis have a similar story. At some point they began to have pain, numbness or tingling--usually in their legs and feet, but occasionally in their shoulders and arms. If they laid down or stretched their back, the symptoms would go away. They attributed it to aging or stress or bad genetics. But then the pain and numbness and tingling got worse. It hindered them from sleeping at night. It was difficult for them to sit for long periods. The feeling in their legs would disappear and they would collapse. At this point, they decided a visit to the doctor might be a good idea. 

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Topics: back pain, back injuries, spinal stenosis

Fantasy Football Injuries: week 10

Posted by Cotton Fitzgerald

November 13, 2017 at 3:30 PM

Fantasy Football Injury Report presented by Mueller Sports Medicine

 

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Topics: Fantasy Football

6 Yoga Poses to Try For Back Pain

Posted by Andrea Hamel

November 9, 2017 at 10:07 AM

Suffering from an aching, annoying case of back pain? You're not alone. Back pain, particularly lower back pain, is one of the most common injuries out there that plagues everyone from young, agile athletes who have strained themselves working out a little too hard to elderly adults who have been living with chronic, lower back pain for years. The good news is that you don't have to suffer as there are plenty of ways to treat the problem and alleviate some, if not all, of the pain without spending hundreds or thousands of dollars on physical rehabilitation, medicine, or surgery. In this post, we will take a look at six easy yoga poses that will do wonders for your back pain.

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Topics: back pain, yoga, lower back pain

Finding a Treatment for your Spinal Stenosis

Posted by Andrea Hamel

November 7, 2017 at 9:10 AM

Back pain can be debilitating, which is why finding a treatment for your back injuries and pain is crucial. Especially when you live with the daily aches and pain of spinal stenosis, it's important to try to find ways to help.

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Topics: back injuries, spinal stenosis

Fantasy Football Injuries: Week 9

Posted by Cotton Fitzgerald

November 6, 2017 at 4:10 PM

 

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Topics: Fantasy Football

Treatments For Wrist Injuries: 10 Exercises and Stretches That Can Help Strengthen Your Wrist

Posted by Andrea Hamel

November 2, 2017 at 10:03 AM

Pain, stiffness, or weakness in your wrists can make everyday activities difficult and agonizing to do. Unfortunately, most individuals believe the nagging discomfort they feel is incurable, and choose to bear through the pain instead of looking for ways to alleviate their suffering. However, this isn't true, and relief is possible by strengthening your wrists with some simple exercises. Before performing any of the stretches listed below, be sure to consult a doctor about the proper treatment for your wrist injury. An accurate diagnoses is your first true step towards recovery. While these exercises are useful after an injury, you can also perform them to prevent wrist strain from ever occurring.

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Topics: Treating Wrist Injuries, wrist injuries

How to Reduce and Recover from Your Sports Toe Injury

Posted by Andrea Hamel

October 31, 2017 at 11:35 AM

Toe injuries may not be life threatening in most cases, but they can definitely slow down any athletic endeavor. Here are some tips to make sure that you’re doing everything you can in order to expedite healing while the injury is happening, as well as both directly after and in the long term.

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Topics: sports injuries

Fantasy Football injuries: Week 8

Posted by Cotton Fitzgerald

October 30, 2017 at 2:51 PM

We're halfway through the NFL season and we hope your team haven't been sidelined with fantasy football injuries.

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Topics: Fantasy Football

The 8 Most Common Sports Injuries And The Best Treatments For Them

Posted by Andrea Hamel

October 26, 2017 at 10:30 AM

You don't have to be a division one athlete to potentially get hurt on the field or in the gym. Whether you are newly working out on a regular basis or are a highly trained professional athlete, anyone who takes part in any kind of physical activity can suffer from a sports injury. Should the time ever come when you are injured during workouts or a game, it is important to be prepared and know what to do in order to fully recover and prevent further damage to the injured part of your body. In this post, we will uncover eight of the most common sports injuries and the best treatments for those common injuries.

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Topics: sports injuries, Plantar Fasciitis, Runner's Knee

5 Booming Sports Medicine Career Paths

Posted by Carol Trehearn

October 25, 2017 at 8:34 AM

The world of sports is changing. Football is on the decline because of the revelations that repeated concussions create a lifetime of problems, and sports like boxing are being replaced by even more brutal disciplines such as mixed martial arts. As a result, the demand for sports medicine professionals is on the rise. Here are 5 booming sports medicine career paths to consider.

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Fantasy Football Injuries: Week 7

Posted by Cotton Fitzgerald

October 23, 2017 at 4:56 PM

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Topics: Fantasy Football

4 Injuries that All Athletes Dread

Posted by Carol Trehearn

October 23, 2017 at 4:23 PM

No athlete or sportsman in the world can escape injuries and that’s a part of their lives which every athlete must accept. However, there are certain injuries which can be so devastating and long term that they can potentially end careers, or at least shorten them significantly if not treated in time. It doesn’t matter if you are a professional or an amateur, if you have reason to suspect or you know for a fact that you have any of the following four injuries, consult a doctor and the St George Physical Therapy Center as soon as possible.

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Topics: Guest Post

Common Football Injuries Including Overheating

Posted by Andrea Hamel

October 19, 2017 at 1:37 PM

The most common type of football injury is going to depend mightily on what your position is. It is true, however, that some injuries are going to be common to just about everyone. Here are some examples of some specific position injuries as well as some injuries coming from more general football situations, including how you can work through them on your own when possible.

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Topics: football, football injuries, high school football injuries

Gordon Hayward's Gruesome Ankle Injury

Posted by Cotton Fitzgerald

October 18, 2017 at 9:30 AM

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Topics: ankle injury

Rafael Nadal Infographic

Posted by Cotton Fitzgerald

October 17, 2017 at 4:29 PM

Mueller ProStrips® are made up of an easy to use pressure-sensitive adhesive mesh tape that helps protect against abrasions, turf burns, scrapes, blisters and calluses. Recommended for sporting activities where abrasions are caused by equipment or apparel.

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Topics: Rafael Nadal, Pro Strips

Fantasy Football Injuries: Week 6

Posted by Cotton Fitzgerald

October 16, 2017 at 3:11 PM

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Topics: Fantasy Football

Fantasy Football Injuries: Week 5

Posted by Cotton Fitzgerald

October 9, 2017 at 3:55 PM

 
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Topics: Fantasy Football

Exploring Trends in Biomedical Lab Design

Posted by Carol Trehearn

October 6, 2017 at 1:58 PM

Facilities follow design trends, whether commercial, residential, educational or industrial. Biomedical design has its own trends, too, though they are constrained by the utilitarian requirements of lab workers. Let’s explore some of the latest trends in biomedical lab design and the reasons behind them.

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Topics: Guest Post

Volleyball Injuries: Bump, Set, Ouch!

Posted by Andrea Hamel

October 5, 2017 at 1:42 PM

Common volleyball injuries tend to hit areas like fingers, ankles, and knees. Let's cover a few of these injuries so you can quickly identify them if they happen to you or your teammates. 

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Topics: Volleyball, Volleyball Injuries

Fantasy Football injuries: Week 4

Posted by Cotton Fitzgerald

October 2, 2017 at 2:49 PM

Now that the NFL season is in full swing, Fantasy Football injuries and bye-weeks are primed to disrupt your team. Here's what you're dealing with after week 4.

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Topics: Fantasy Football

Fantasy Football Injuries: Week 3

Posted by Cotton Fitzgerald

September 25, 2017 at 2:50 PM

Now that the NFL season is in full swing, Fantasy Football injuries and bye-weeks are primed to disrupt your team. Here's what you're dealing with after week 3.

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The Most Common Knee Injuries, Or Just What the Heck Should You Do Now?!

Posted by Jeremy Gesicki

September 21, 2017 at 10:29 AM

Between the smooth gliding surfaces and the shapes of the articulating joints there is very little inherent stability in the knee. As a result, there should be no surprise when, after an activity that you’ve no doubt performed hundreds of times before without incident, you sit staring in utter agony at your knee wondering what in the world happened. In such situations, however, it may be useful to know some of the most common knee injuries; or, just what the heck should you do now?!

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Topics: Knee Pain, knee injury

How Can a Health Administration Degree Get You a Career in Sports

Posted by Carol Trehearn

September 19, 2017 at 4:48 PM

The field of health administration is very vast and offers plenty of positions in a variety of fields. It also offers a chance for those who love sports to combine their passion with a healthcare vocation. In this article, we’re going to showcase some of the positions that combine sports and health administration.

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What To Do For Back Pain Relief

Posted by Andrea Hamel

September 19, 2017 at 10:08 AM

A back pain is never an enjoyable experience for anyone, regardless of age or level of athleticism. Whether you injured your back by picking something up that was too heavy or from a devastating blow during a sporting event such as football, there are certain things you should try in order to recover properly. Let's cover some ways to get back pain relief and a few things you shouldn't do.

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Topics: back injuries, back injury, lower back pain

Fantasy football Injuries Week 2

Posted by Cotton Fitzgerald

September 18, 2017 at 4:20 PM

Fantasy Football Injuries: Week 2

Professional football is violent, and that means your fantasy players are going to get hurt. Week 2 was a rough one. So hopefully, you don’t have these players on on your team.

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Topics: NFL, Fantasy Football

Recognizing Plantar Fasciitis: Symptoms, Treatment, and More

Posted by Andrea Hamel

September 12, 2017 at 10:00 AM

There are plenty of causes of foot pain — many of which can make it difficult for you to stay on your feet no matter how hard you try to work past it. If you're an athlete, you may find yourself wondering what's causing your foot pain. Most critically, is it plantar fasciitis? And if it is, how are you supposed to treat it? 

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Topics: Plantar Fasciitis, Foot Pain

NFL Athletic Trainers

Posted by Cotton Fitzgerald

September 11, 2017 at 4:45 PM

Your Fantasy Football league is set, teams are matched up, and the 2017 NFL season is roaring to go. And just like that, your stud players are injured. 

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Topics: Athletic Trainers

What Causes Plantar Fasciitis?

Posted by Andrea Hamel

September 5, 2017 at 10:45 AM

When you wake up in the morning, do you hesitate to step out of bed? Are your first few steps especially painful, punctuated by more pain when you stand up from a chair or stand in one place then start walking again?

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Topics: Plantar Fasciitis, Foot Pain

The Most Effective Stretches to Relieve Pain After an Injury

Posted by Andrea Hamel

August 31, 2017 at 1:07 PM

Coming back from a sports injury or a chronic pain condition isn't always easy. There is plenty of recovery that goes into it. But if you keep up with preventative measures to protect your body, you'll be able to live with less pain and dramatically decrease the chances of enduring another similar injury. Whether you suffer from neck, back, knee, or any other kind of pain, take a look at a few of these effective stretches that will help alleviate much of your pain.

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Topics: stretching, stretches, pain relief

What to do During And After Your Ankle Injury

Posted by Andrea Hamel

August 29, 2017 at 1:17 PM

While ankle injuries of varying levels of severity are incredibly common, there is no lack of questions that people have about what they can do to heal correctly and swiftly and be able to better tolerate the arduous process. Whether you are suffering from a sprain, fracture, or an even more serious ankle injury, there are several practical things you can and should do as well as things to do for your overall well-being. In this post, you will discover what to do during and after your ankle injury.

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Topics: Ankle injuries, ankle injury

Common Rock Climbing Injuries: How to prevent & Treat Them

Posted by Andrea Hamel

August 26, 2017 at 5:33 AM

Even if you have spent the winter at an indoor climbing wall, if you are a serious rock climber, you are likely antsy to get out and start rock climbing. Whether the weather in your area allows for great rock climbing now or you still have a few weeks until it is warm enough to start climbing, now is a great time to begin preparing. One of the top ways you can prepare is to focus on injury prevention.

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Topics: Rock Climbing Injuries

Preventing Common High School Football Injuries

Posted by Andrea Hamel

August 24, 2017 at 2:49 PM

In November 2015, Luke Schemm of Wallace County, Kansas became the eighth high school player to die in that football season. According to his father, he died of a traumatic brain injury. At least three other high school players' deaths earlier in the year were due to heat stroke or cardiac arrest.

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Topics: high school football injuries

#1 Rafael Nadal ready for US Open

Posted by Chad Schomber

August 22, 2017 at 10:10 PM

Rafael Nadal is back on top entering the 2017 US Open Tennis Championships. And to celebrate Rafa's #1 ranking, we're giving you a chance to win some great prizes, including an autographed books, Mueller Prostrips®, Quench Gum, Water Bottles, and Kold® Towels.

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Topics: Rafael Nadal

Plantar Fasciitis: An All Too Common Foot Injury

Posted by Andrea Hamel

August 22, 2017 at 9:20 AM

From professional athlete to stay at home mom, anyone can suffer from plantar fasciitis. This condition can be very painful, and make even the most simplest of tasks difficult.

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Topics: Plantar Fasciitis, Foot Pain

Rafael Nadal Returns to #1

Posted by Chad Schomber

August 21, 2017 at 10:32 AM

Rafael Nadal returns to No. 1 in the Emirates ATP Rankings almost nine years to the day since he first reached the summit.

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Topics: Rafael Nadal

Causes, Symptoms and Treatments for Plantar Fasciitis

Posted by Andrea Hamel

August 10, 2017 at 3:10 PM

Plantar Fasciitis is a common but painful foot condition that affects many people. It involves the inflammation of the tissues on the bottom of your foot and heel. If you're an athlete, runner, hiker, or any type of person who's very active, you have a greater than average chance of developing this problem. The most obvious symptom of plantar fasciitis is heel pain as the condition targets the arch of the foot. Since this is a repetitive motion type of injury, it often gets worse when you continue to stress the affected area. Unfortunately, it's hard to stay off your feet so many people end up living with chronic pain. There are ways to treat and prevent plantar fasciitis.

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Topics: Foot Pain, Plantar Fasciitis

Setting the Record Straight: 4 Myths About Using Kinesiology Tape

Posted by Andrea Hamel

August 8, 2017 at 2:00 PM

The use of kinesiology tape to treat injuries is often a hotly disputed and vastly misunderstood topic of conversation in the sports medicine world.  You've probably heard conflicting arguments and might be wondering what the truth is about kinesiology tape.  Let's set the record straight and tackle 4 common myths about kinesiology tape.

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Topics: Kinesiology Tape

11 Effective Knee Pain Treatments to Try For Your Knee Injury

Posted by Andrea Hamel

August 3, 2017 at 1:00 PM

Whether you are looking for at-home natural remedies or specialized medical attention, there are plenty of ways to effectively and safely treat a knee that was recently injured or is just experiencing some mysterious pain. The easiest and quickest way to treat knee pain is by properly diagnosing the cause of the pain and sometimes this will require professional medical attention. Whatever the cause of your knee pain is, it is wise to review the different treatments available to you and consult with a medical professional about the best option for your unique case. In this post, discover 11 of the most effective knee pain treatments, some of which you can try on your own and others that require some medical assistance.

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Topics: knee injuries, knee injury

Swimmer's shoulder and Other Common Swimming Injuries

Posted by Andrea Hamel

August 1, 2017 at 1:08 PM

Swimming is one of the more popular sports in the world, and there are certainly plenty of injuries associated with it, although many of them are different than other sports. Swimming injuries tend to be of a different caliber since the water’s buoyancy often helps to prevent injuries common with other sports that lead to joint damage from feet hitting the ground. Here are some common injuries in swimming, including what you can do to prevent or mitigate them.

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Topics: swimming injuries, Swimmer's Ear

Adventure Activities for the Winter Sportsman

Posted by Carol Trehearn

July 27, 2017 at 6:05 AM

Some people are sun lovers, that is their nature, and that is how they have always been. For some of us, the idea of sitting on a beach with a book toasting our skin sounds nightmarish, and the prospect of doing sports in extremely hot weather is more a chore than refreshing. If you are a cold blooded, lover of all things winter based, you are not alone. Studies have indicated that fall is the favorite season for a third of Americans, but what about those who like it cold? Here is a list of all the activities to do when the temperature drops.

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Topics: Guest Post

How to Maintain your Fitness Levels without a Gym Membership

Posted by Carol Trehearn

July 26, 2017 at 9:40 AM

Staying fit doesn’t require a gym membership or getting hot and sweaty in a room with a load of other strangers, no matter what your gym wants you to think. There are ways to keep your body in tip-top condition without spending hours on a machine that looks better placed to execute somebody than tone their buttocks. Whatever your physical capabilities or preferences, there is an exercise that will work for you. And you might even enjoy yourself as you go.

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Topics: Guest Post

Foot Pain: Plantar Fasciitis or Heel Spurs

Posted by Andrea Hamel

July 20, 2017 at 1:30 PM

The foot is one of the most complicated parts on the body. It is frequently used and subjected to a lifetime of wear and tear. When foot pain occurs, the cause can be any number of different injuries, but when it comes to pain underneath the foot, there are two common ailments that are responsible - plantar fasciitis or heel spurs. Although occasionally used interchangeably to describe under foot or heel pain, plantar fasciitis and heel spurs are two very different conditions.

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Topics: Plantar Fasciitis, heel spurs, Foot Pain

Plantar fasciitis explained: infographic

Posted by Chad Schomber

July 18, 2017 at 2:59 PM

Here's a quick and easy way to understand Plantar Fasciitis. 

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A Guide to Improving Your Cycling

Posted by Carol Trehearn

July 18, 2017 at 10:57 AM

With the Tour de France underway, professional (or hobbyist) cyclists may be considering ways to improve their performance. Even if you’re not looking to partake in any worldwide championships, improving your stats can be a personal victory.

The infographic below details the Tour de France’s popularity, and how keeping track of a person’s time and technique can mean the difference between first and second place – a mere eight seconds separated Greg LeMond and Laurent Fignon in the 1989 Tour de France. The Watch Gallery understand why it’s important for cyclists (and sports enthusiasts) to keep track of their stats and how they can better their timekeeping skills and performance through appropriate and reliable timekeeping equipment and cycling gear.

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Topics: Guest Post

Common Baseball Injuries: Ulnar Collateral Ligament Tear

Posted by Andrea Hamel

July 11, 2017 at 2:34 PM

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Topics: baseball injuries

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