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September 11, 2017

10 Ways to Help Prevent Falls

Bette Davis said it best, “Old age ain’t no place for sissies.” While the wisdom that comes with age is appreciated, other changes are less than enjoyable. As we age, our bodies often change in ways that are frustrating. We lose muscle tone, some of us get arthritis, and overall […]
July 3, 2017

7 Things You Should Know About ACL Injuries

If you are someone who enjoys sports, it is likely that you are familiar with ACL injuries. When sports fans hear that their favorite player has suffered an ACL tear, it seems to go without saying that the athlete will be out-of-commission for some time. Professional athletes aren’t the only […]
April 3, 2017

Tennis Elbow: 5 Things You Should Know

Maybe you’ve felt it before…an uncomfortable twinge that comes along with a backstroke while out on the court. Suddenly your outer elbow doesn’t feel great, but you play through the pain. Later that night you go to pick up a glass and ouch – your forearm and elbow hurt! It’s […]
March 1, 2017

Time to Play Ball: Preventing Little League Injuries

It’s almost that time of year again when kids are ready to hit the field and play baseball! It’s one of the most beloved youth sports in the U.S. and around the world and a great way for young people to get out and be active. But like all youth […]
February 1, 2017

All About Hip Fractures

When we hear about someone having a broken hip, we often think of the elderly. It’s true that while many of the over 200,000 cases of hip fractures that occur annually in the U.S. occur in patients over 60, the elderly are not the only ones who can suffer from […]