Athletes and non-athletes alike can benefit from the help of a sports medicine doctor. Discover how sports medicine can help you feel your best!
Working out at home is a great way to stay fit, but home workouts can also lead to some common injuries if you aren’t careful. Learn how to prevent them.
Looking to improve your fitness? You don’t need a fancy gym membership to get a good workout. You can get great exercise at home — on your terms!
Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean you can skip out on aerobic exercise and strength training. Here are some tips to help you stay active throughout the cold winter months.
Snowboarding season is here. And that means taking care to prevent injuries.
As the popularity of CrossFit has risen, so have injuries associated with the intense workout.
If you’re suffering from arthritis, maintaining a regular exercise routine can help ease pain and delay the progression of the condition.
Your knees endure a lot of pressure when you lift weights. Here’s how to protect this vital joint from damage.
Weightlifting during circuit training builds strength, but it can also be tough on your shoulders. Here are five tips to prevent common injuries.
According to the CDC, over 30 million American children and adolescents play sports today. While this high level of athletic activity is certainly a positive factor in combating the obesity epidemic and other health concerns, it also means that millions of kids are at greater risk of suffering a sports-related injury. In fact, Johns Hopkins University found that […]
An Orthopedic Surgeon Addresses the “Age-Old” Question: How Old Is Too Old to Participate in Competitive Sports?
There’s something special about the camaraderie and excitement of competitive sports that never seems to dull with time. Unfortunately, these activities can get harder as we age, for a simple reason: they push us to push our bodies to their limits (and sometimes beyond them). As we age, our bodies lose the resiliency of youth, […]
Though somewhat overshadowed by its better-known neighbor, the gluteus maximus, the gluteus medius is one of the most important muscles in the human body. For runners especially, this muscle tends to be underused — but it can be easily strengthened with a few simple, targeted exercises. Here’s what you need to know about the gluteus medius, as […]
Regular exercise is one of the easiest ways to protect your body from joint and muscle pain, especially during pregnancy, but the benefits don’t end there. While you may have to switch up your usual workout routine due to the extra weight, the benefits of exercising during this time are long-lasting for both you and your baby. Take […]
The winter months can really have an effect on overall health. It’s not as easy to get excited and motivated about wellness when it is cold, dark or dreary outside. When it’s too cold to enjoy the outdoors, it’s time to get creative about staying active. Take the stairs. Whether you live or work in a […]
You don’t have to be a pro pitcher or weekend warrior to get shoulder bursitis. Chances are, you will start feeling pain without knowing what caused it. So how did you end up with shoulder bursitis and what does this mean? Bursae are jelly-like sacs that act as buffers between tissues as we move our bodies. […]