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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

High Ankle Sprain Treatment for Syndesmosis Injury

High Ankle Sprain - Syndesmosis Injury

A sprained ankle is one of the most common injuries for athletes, as well as people of all activity levels and lifestyles. There are different types of sprains, and a High Ankle Sprain, also known as a Syndesmosis Injury, can be serious and painful. It only takes one wrong step to cause an injury to … Read more

Ball of Foot Pain – Metatarsalgia Treatment and Symptoms

Ball of Foot Pain - Metatarsalgia

Ball of foot pain, which is sometimes diagnosed as Metatarsalgia, is something that should not be ignored when it begins to flare up. Whether you’re an amateur or professional athlete, or work in an occupation that requires long hours of walking and standing, taking care of the feet should always be a priority. Being able … Read more

5 Common Skiing Injuries, Prevention and Treatment

Snow Skiing Injuries, Prevention and Treatment

As winter increases its grip on many parts of the country, dumping that powdery white snow on slopes beloved by skiers of all ages, it’s important to understand the most common skiing injuries, how to prevent them, and the best approach for treatment when they inevitably occur. Even the best of snow skiers know hitting … Read more

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Treatment, Causes and Symptoms

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Repetitive hand motions, wrist anatomy, and even some health problems can lead to a painful condition known as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS). The carpal tunnel, located in the wrist, is a narrow passage about an inch wide that is lined with ligaments and small bones referred to as carpal bones. Identifying the early signs and … Read more

Stress Fracture Treatment, Symptoms and Causes

Stress Fracture Treatment, Symptoms and Causes

The most basic explanation of a stress fracture is that a bone, usually a weight-bearing bone in the leg or foot, has developed a small crack. Even though it may only be a tiny fracture, it can cause all sorts of big problems, including pain, swelling, or even bruising. Even a small stress fracture can … Read more

9 Most Common Basketball Injuries

Common Basketball Injuries

There are many common basketball injuries that can sideline a player temporarily, or even worse, for the entire season. Some have even ended careers. From professional athletes, all the way down to players in a pick-up game and young hopefuls that might suffer college basketball injuries on their way to the pros, the game of … Read more

Myofascial Release For Trigger Points Using Shockwave

Myofascial Release For Trigger Points Using Shockwave

Myofascial Release is form of therapy that targets trigger points that can cause myofascial pain syndrome or tension throughout the body. While myofascial release can be an effective form of treatment on it’s own, it can be enhanced even further through the use of Shockwave Therapy. It’s important to breakdown each of these components to … Read more