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What are the symptoms of a rotator cuff injury?

What are the symptoms of a rotator cuff injury?

The rotator cuff is a group of four muscles and tendons that attach the shoulder blade to the upper arm bone. These muscles and tendons work together to lift and rotate the arm. Think pitching. A rotator cuff injury can occur when these muscles and tendons are...

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Ankle Sprains – Sport’s Most Common Injury

Ankle Sprains – Sport’s Most Common Injury

Among sports injuries, ankle sprains are the most common. Ankle sprains occur in approximately 25% of all athletic injuries. Sprains of the ankle can range from mild to severe and take several weeks or even months to heal fully. The main causes of ankle sprains...

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Why Hamstrings Are So Commonly Injured

Why Hamstrings Are So Commonly Injured

Hamstring injury is among the most common types of injury in both professional and recreational athletes. In fact, hamstring injuries account for around 15% of all sports injuries. So what makes these muscles so vulnerable to injury? The reason they are so often...

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Running Injuries – Common Training Errors

Running Injuries – Common Training Errors

Think you're doing everything right when it comes to running? A lot of runners seem to think that if they just lace up their sneakers and hit the pavement, they'll start seeing results.  You might be making one of these repeated training errors. From not warming up...

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Sports Injury – A Guide To Recovery

Sports Injury – A Guide To Recovery

Are you dealing with a sports injury? Whether it's a recent occurrence or an old injury that's been bothering you, learning about the recovery process is essential. It's inevitable as an athlete that you will experience some kind of sports injury at some point. No...

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Tips for Managing Shin Splints

Tips for Managing Shin Splints

If you're a runner, you know the pain of shin splints. Shin splints are a common injury among runners and other athletes. Shin splints occur when the muscles and tissue in the shin become inflamed. The pain is usually located along the front of the shinbone. Shin...

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Benefits of Plyometric Training

Benefits of Plyometric Training

Plyometric training is an exercise that uses explosive movements to improve strength, speed, and power. Plyometric exercises are done by repeatedly jumping, hopping, or skipping from one point to another. Although plyometric training is popular among athletes and...

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