Why Rest Days Are Important
It’s important to incorporate rest days into your workout program. Here’s why.
Preventing Orthopedic Injuries From Rock Climbing or Bouldering
Rock climbing is a fun, full-body workout, but it’s important to protect yourself from common orthopedic injuries associated with the sport.
Ready to Head Back to the Gym? Here’s How to Prevent Common Injuries
With COVID numbers going down and vaccination numbers rising, you may feel ready to head back to the gym. Here’s how to stay safe while getting back into your workout routine.
Which Sports Have the Most Injuries? Here’s How Athletes Can Stay Safe
Competitive sports are a great way to stay in shape. But it’s important to take the proper precautions in order to avoid injury.
6 Signs You Should See a Doctor for Your Sports Injury
Some soreness after a workout is normal. But if pain is severe or persists for several days, it’s time to see a doctor.
How to Prevent Winter Sports Injuries
Ski and snowboard season has arrived! But before you hit the slopes, learn how to prevent serious injuries. As snow piles up this winter, skiers and snowboarders are hitting the slopes to relish in their favorite seasonal workout. Unfortunately, along with the exhilarating exercise comes the possibility of serious injury. According to Globelink International, winter […]
Here’s What You Need to Know About Weightlifting Injuries
Your back, shoulders, and knees carry a heavy load when you lift weights. But you can avoid common injuries with these three simple tips.
How to Prevent Summer Sports Injuries
New Yorkers often take advantage of the warmer months to step up their exercise routines. Here’s how athletes can stay in top shape this summer.
An Orthopedic Specialist’s Guide to Preventing Sports Injuries
Sports injuries are common but avoidable — if you take the proper precautions before heading out on the field.
How to Prevent Common Swimming Injuries
Swimmers often suffer from overuse injuries in the knees and shoulders. Here are some simple steps they can take to remain in top form when hitting the pool.
An Orthopedic Specialist’s Guide to Chronic Knee Pain
Chronic knee pain is a common problem that can greatly impact your quality of life. This pain may be the result of sports injuries that have never fully healed, such as dislocations, torn ligaments, or meniscus tears (ruptures of the cartilage). In other cases, a disease like gout, rheumatoid arthritis, or bone cancer may be to blame. Overuse or long-term […]
A Soccer Player’s Guide to ACL Tears (and How to Avoid Them!)
As the World Cup draws closer, it’s easy to understand what makes soccer the world’s most popular sport. With its fast pace, simple rules, and pick-up game readiness (all you need is a ball!), it’s an accessible and thrilling pastime for millions around the world. Like any sport, however, soccer has its fair share of injuries. […]
Soccer Injuries: Shinbone Fractures
Sudden impacts, especially a kick to the shin with cleats that we often see in soccer, can cause tibia fractures. A shinbone fracture is a serious injury that can cause pain not only in the leg but in the knee and ankle as well. You may have a shinbone fracture if you experience any of […]
Football Injuries: Kneecap (Patellar) Dislocation
Athletes in high impact sports or sports that require a lot of running and jumping are prone to knee injuries. Kneecap dislocations most often happen as a result of trauma, such as when a football player is tackled or a soccer players falls hard on his knees. The kneecap, or patella, is referred to as dislocated when […]
NY Giants’ Odell Beckham Fractures His Ankle
We have been following the NY GIant’s wide receiver,Odell Beckham, and his ankle troubles for some time now. Last week, he aggravated an old ankle injury, which was almost to be expected since recurring ankle injuries are so common. However, this weekend Odell suffered a nasty fall, completely twisting his ankle leading to an immediate diagnosis of […]