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Sports Medicine Helping the Older Athlete Fight off Father Time

Posted by Andrea Hamel

October 16, 2015 at 8:00 AM

Father Time can be a cranky and cantankerous ol' coot when he wants to be. The toll he takes on the body of a once energetic and athletic young man through the years can be somewhat heartbreaking on many levels. Usually some time around the mid 30s, that once young man capable of leaping tall buildings in a single bound becomes the guy playing the pick up game of basketball with the bad back, the awkward gait, and the jump shot that falls consistently two or three inches short of the rim. However, this doesn't have to be the case because modern day sports medicine is here to change all that.

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Topics: athletes, run, sport injuries, running injuries, athlete, running

Common Running Injuries: Plantar Fasciitis

Posted by Andrea Hamel

August 16, 2015 at 7:00 AM

Running is one of the most common forms of exercise in America.  People of all ages and athletic abilities regularly lace up their shoes and go for a run.  We've dedicated a series of blog posts to common running injuries and in our first post, we discussed runner's knee. Today, we'll take a look at another common running injury: plantar fasciitis.

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Topics: Plantar Fasciitis, running injuries, running

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