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10 Things to Do While Recovering From Sports Injuries

Posted by Ryan Greenwood

March 20, 2018 at 8:33 AM

For professional or casual athletes who enjoy active physical exertion every day, time spent in recovery is often incredibly difficult. The first few days and possibly even weeks of 'downtime' after an injury mean leaving behind your normal workout routine, staying off the field or track and out of the gym. When the doctor has sent you home to recuperate, it's important to actually rest the injury or you'll only take longer to heal. But how do you fully relax when all you can think about is how much you want to get back in the game? We have ten useful tips to help you make the most of your recovery time without getting 'out of shape' in the meantime.

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Topics: sports injuries

5 Ways to Recover From a Sports Injury Like a Pro

Posted by Ryan Greenwood

February 13, 2018 at 8:10 AM

You know that anyone who participates in a certain sport on a professional level is exponentially more at risk for suffering from a sports injury. In fact, it wouldn't be unreasonable to suggest that every professional athlete will suffer from an injury at some point, whether that is a relatively minor injury from overexercising or something more serious like a fracture. If you too are an athlete (just not at a professional level) you understand that the risk of potential injury also exists for you. If you are currently suffering from a sports injury, it is worth looking at how the pros deal with their injuries and taking notes. In this post, we will take a look at a few recovery tips from the pros to help you come back strong and fully heal as quickly as possible.

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Topics: sports 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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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

New Year's Resolutions and Common Sport Injuries

Posted by Andrea Hamel

January 12, 2017 at 2:00 PM

Skyrocketing gym enrollments are common after the new year as people try to adhere to their resolutions to lose weight or to get in shape. Many new enrollees quickly give up on their resolutions, citing common sports injuries, such as sore hips and knees or backaches, as an excuse for not continuing with an exercise program. If you are committed to keeping your new year's resolution, you can take a few simple steps to ensure that you are not sidelined by a sports injuries.

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Topics: sports injuries

9 Most Common Sports Injuries And What to do if You Have One

Posted by Andrea Hamel

November 4, 2016 at 2:15 PM

When you lead an athletic lifestyle, you do it knowing you risk the potential for injury. While this shouldn't deter you from continuing with sports and other physical activity, it is beneficial to be aware of the common sports injuries, understand a little bit about them, and know what to do if you ever have one. Keeping yourself educated on these injuries will help prevent you from getting them in some cases and provide you with everything you need in the event that you do experience a sports injury. In this post, we will uncover nine of the most common sports injuries and what you can do if you have one. 

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Topics: sports injuries

Young Athletes: Common Injuries And Injury Prevention

Posted by Andrea Hamel

May 20, 2016 at 2:00 PM

Each year more and more young people are enjoying various sports. Taking part in physical activities offers many benefits, like developing confidence and discipline, reducing stress, and reducing the risk of chronic illness and cardiovascular diseases. Unfortunately, sport injuries are part of the territory, too. It is estimated that over five million athletes under the age of 18 will receive medical treatment for injuries related to their sport.

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Topics: sports injuries

3 Tips On How To Avoid Common Sport Injuries

Posted by Andrea Hamel

October 12, 2015 at 12:00 PM

There's nothing worse than getting injured playing a sport you love. Common sport injuries can be easily avoided, but have the potential to cause a person a great deal of pain and could negatively affect their life off the field. Sport injuries are debilitating, but can be prevented. Here are 3 tips on how to avoid common sport injuries:

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Topics: shoulder injuries, sports injuries, ankle injury, wrist injury, knee injury

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