Tips to Prevent Plantar Fasciitis in Athletes

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Every year, more than 2 million people are affected by and treated for plantar fasciitis, making it the most common cause of heel-related pain. It can affect anyone that is on their feet for significant periods of time, such as athletes, but it largely affects runners, due to the fact that it is an overuse … Read more

What Are My Options for Patellar Tendonitis Treatment and How Can I Prevent It?

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Patellar tendonitis, more commonly known as jumper’s knee, is an unfortunately common condition affecting athletes. It’s especially common among athletes in jumping sports, but even recreational athletes can develop this sports injury. For those currently struggling, are patellar tendonitis treatment options available that don’t require surgery and significant downtime? Or better yet, can any steps … Read more

Sports Injury Prevention Strategies Include Overcoming the Fear of Reinjury

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In an article from Outside, journalist Christine Yu discussed the effects of the fear of reinjury. When discussing sports injury prevention strategies, dealing with and overcoming this fear can’t be ignored. Oftentimes, these fears aren’t taken seriously, even by the people experiencing them, because mental barriers aren’t considered important. However, although fear is a mental … Read more

How to Prevent Back Injuries During Sports & Activities

Regardless of fitness level, back injuries or pain are one of the most common complaints of those who lead an active lifestyle. In addition to this, whatever your sport or activity of choice, you are at risk of developing a back injury. This is why taking steps for the prevention of a back injury is … Read more

The Benefits of Being Seen by a Sports Medicine Doctor

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When you think of sports medicine, you probably think of doctors for professional and Olympic-level athletes. While this isn’t incorrect, it leaves out the majority of sports medicine physicians whose patients can include professional athletes, teens involved in sports, and people of any age who simply enjoy being active. If you fall into any of … Read more