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What is a Distal Biceps Rupture and How is it Fixed?

2019-05-07T14:14:39-04:00May 1st, 2019|Categories: Shoulder, Sports|

You just felt a pop in your elbow and noticed that your biceps looks deformed. Now what? The tendon that may have ruptured at your elbow is called the distal bicep tendon. It connects to a segment of the radius bone called the radial tuberosity, which is near the elbow joint. A distal bicep rupture happens [...]

6 Types of Meniscus Tears

2019-02-28T12:47:44-04:00February 28th, 2019|Categories: Knee, Sports|

  If you’ve experienced a knee injury, it’s always recommended to be looked at by a professional. Many times, the pain from an injured knee is manifested from a meniscus tear, which often times requires knee surgery. However, not all meniscal tears are exactly the same. In fact, they can differ greatly, and so can your [...]

How To Avoid Severe Soccer Injuries

2019-01-09T16:37:19-04:00January 9th, 2019|Categories: Sports|

Soccer is one of the world’s most popular and well-loved participation sports. The sport involves a number of intense movements, including speeding up, slowing down, jumping, weaving, turning, heading, and striking the ball. Soccer places many physical demands on the player, and as a result, injuries are quite common. To help keep you on the field, [...]

Celebrating National Athletic Training Month

2018-05-07T14:16:34-04:00May 7th, 2018|Categories: Sports|Tags: , |

The month of March is an exciting time for those in a special branch of the health care industry. It’s this time of year where we celebrate athletic training professionals and how important their work is in the world of sports. Below discusses what athletic trainers do and how they provide the field with exceptional service. [...]

How to Prevent Little League Shoulder

2019-01-03T12:42:00-04:00April 30th, 2018|Categories: Shoulder, Sports|

Athletes that are required to repeatedly throw overhand put themselves at a considerably higher risk for stress-induced injuries of the shoulder. Without proper rest, frequent overuse of the muscles and ligaments that connect the humerus bone to the glenoid socket can become strained, especially in young children and adolescents. To help prevent this from happening to [...]