Category: Sports Medicine

still-life photo of a tennis racquet, tennis ball, soccer ball, basketball, baseball and mitt, football, and baseball bat

December 13, 2023

3 Reasons Young Kids Should Not Specialize in One Sport

Doing so before adolescence comes with a greater risk of injury and burnout.

Children's Health, School-Age Children, Sports Medicine

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girls on a rugby team playing rugby

November 22, 2023

Concussions FAQs: Symptoms, Treatment and Recovery

Everyone experiences these brain injuries differently, but general guidelines apply.

Children's Health, Injury Prevention, Sports Medicine

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20s-30s-something woman takes a drink of water while listening to headphones outside, implied she is out for a walk or run

July 25, 2022

Can You Increase Your Metabolism?

Metabolic rate determines how much food your body needs to thrive.

Sports Medicine, Wellness

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Young football player drinking from water bottle after football game

January 27, 2022

How to Keep Youth Athletes Hydrated On and Off the Field

Dehydration can affect performance and overall health.

Children's Health, Sports Medicine

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Shot of an mature man holding his shoulder in pain indoors

October 22, 2021

When to See an Orthopedic Surgeon

If you’re in pain, it’s time.

Bone and Joint Health, Sports Medicine

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Senior man holding knee by hands and suffering with pain, kneeling on outdoor running trail.

September 13, 2021

Find Relief from Shin Splints

Follow these steps to reduce pain from this common injury.

Sports Medicine

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Sports medicine doctor works on patient's wrapped ankle

October 16, 2020

What Does a Sports Medicine Doctor Do?

You don’t have to be an athlete to benefit from seeing a sports medicine doctor.

Sports Medicine

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Illustrated pattern of a body from the neck down wearing a boot and using crutches

September 23, 2020

Prevent and Treat These 9 Most Common Sports Injuries

Read this before your next jog, game or trip to the gym.

Injury Prevention, Sports Medicine

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sillouette of athlete with blood clot image on leg

October 8, 2019

The Athlete-Blood Clot Connection

Clots commonly happen because of injuries, and the physicality of sports may increase a player’s risk.

Heart and Vascular Health, Sports Medicine

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patient sitting on table with bandaged knee

September 3, 2019

Five Tips for Avoiding Youth Sports Injuries

More than 3.5 million kids under age 14 are sidelined by sports injuries every year. But there are steps your young athlete can take to help prevent them.

Injury Prevention, Sports Medicine

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Image of little girl skateboarding

October 26, 2017

Beyond the Helmet: Protecting the Brain of Your Athlete

Here’s what to know about protecting your child’s brain, face and teeth from injury.

Children's Health, Sports Medicine

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