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What are the Most Common Softball Injuries?

Softball Injuries

When most people think of softball, whether it be recreational leagues played on the weekend, or much more competitive and demanding settings like Women’s Professional Fastpitch, the possibility of softball injuries rarely comes to mind until they happen. Even though many people consider softball a non-contact sport, it can still create serious demands on an … Read more

ACL Surgery Recovery and Rehab Tips

ACL Surgery Recovery and Rehab Tips

An ACL injury is one of the biggest fears many athletes have, especially if it requires reconstructive ACL surgery to repair the damage. The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) is one of the strong, dense bands of tissue that help connect the femur to the tibia. It is located in the center of the knee and … Read more

Lumbago Causes, Symptoms and Treatments of Low Back Pain

Lumbago Low Back Pain Causes Symptoms and Treatments

Lumbago symptoms of low back pain are quite common and estimated to affect approximately 80 percent of adults at some time in their life. The underlying issues that can lead to low back pain are often complex and difficult to diagnose and will be quite different than the causes of something similar like upper left … Read more

10 Common Soccer Injuries, Prevention and Treatment

Soccer Injuries Prevention and Treatment

Soccer injuries can occur from a single event like, colliding with another player, or may develop over a period of time. As an athletic event, soccer is one of the most beloved and watched sports around the world, and is played by everyone from the very young to the very old. Every four years, an … Read more

Overuse Injuries – Common Signs, Symptoms and Treatment

Overuse Injuries

Overuse injuries are usually the last thing people think about until they happen. Instead, most of us are more concerned with an injury caused by an accident, like rolling an ankle, taking a fall and spraining a wrist, or lifting something too heavy and pulling a muscle. We are quick to forget that repetitive movements … Read more

Cervical Pain in the Neck Treatment, Causes and Symptoms

Cervical Neck Pain Treatment, Causes, and Symptoms

Cervical pain is quite literally and figuratively a pain in the neck. Not only does it produce physical pain, but it also makes it difficult to sleep, and challenging to perform normal daily activities. The complex system of nerves, joints, bones, muscles, and other soft tissue that make up the neck and cervical spine all … Read more

Calcific Tendonitis Treatment, Causes and Symptoms

Calcific Tendonitis in the Shoulder

While most people have probably never heard of calcific tendonitis, it is one of the most common causes of pain in the shoulder. The condition, which is the build up of calcium deposits in the tendon or muscle, can actually occur anywhere in the body. This is why it’s important to understand effective types of … Read more

9 Common CrossFit Injuries, Prevention and Treatment

CrossFit Injuries

CrossFit injuries might be common for some people because of the high intensity workouts and other factors, even for athletes who are already experienced in many of the movements. Anyone who pays even a moderate amount of attention to fitness trends has already heard about CrossFit. For the uninitiated, CrossFit focuses on high intensity interval … Read more

Heel Bursitis Treatment, Causes, and Symptoms

Heel Bursitis - Retrocalcaneal Bursitis

A foot condition like heel bursitis (retrocalcaneal bursitis) can happen to anyone, and it often makes routine movements difficult, uncomfortable, or downright painful. Whether you’re a professional or amateur athlete, someone who lives an active lifestyle, or you work in a job that requires a lot of standing or walking, having any type of foot … Read more

Overtraining Symptoms and Recovery of Overtraining Syndrome

Overtraining Symptoms and Recovery of Overtraining Syndrome

Sports and fitness routines that are pushed to extreme limits can result in painful overtraining symptoms that may be caused by a condition known as Overtraining Syndrome. From professional and amateur athletes to people who live active, goal-driven lifestyles, physical training is a way to topple the next big challenge. The reward for all that … Read more