Does the thumb side of your hand feel like it’s going to sleep — that weak, numb, pins-and-needles feeling — for no apparent reason? You may suspect that you have carpel tunnel syndrome. The good news is that there are a number of methods you can try at home to ease your pain.
Back pain is a complex problem, but can strengthening core muscles with targeted exercise provide some relief? A physical therapist answers your questions.
If the pain is new to you, it may be time to talk to your doctor. Adult-acquired flatfoot can be arrested so that it doesn’t keep you from your time at the gym or halt that daily walk.
There is no question that you can be a vegetarian and an athlete. The tougher question is: How can I become vegetarian and not compromise my health or athletic performance?
If you’re a dedicated athlete, weather doesn’t stop you from your training and workout routine. But when temperatures turn hot, it’s time to take some extra precautions. Physical activity increases your core temperature. So does hot weather. When you combine the two, you risk serious illness.
Swelling in your legs and feet is a common issue that you can often handle effectively without your doctor’s help. Here are six ways to reduce swelling and pain at home.
Mouthguards are coverings worn over teeth and used to protect teeth from injury from a potential sports-related trauma. Professional athletes wear them and sports specialists recommend them for child athletes too.
A medical or athletic brace is a big help after an injury on or the playing field, but how do you keep it clean? Find out in this athletic trainer’s Q&A.
The start-low-and-go-slow approach goes for cardiovascular exercise and weight training, and every type of exercise in between.
Often, joint cracking can be loud – and perhaps a little disconcerting. It’s no wonder that many people think there might be something wrong with their joints when they hear them pinging away.