Growth plates, thin cartilage discs at the end of long bones in children, can get injured just like bones. Learn how to prevent injuries and what to do should your child develop a growth plate injury.
If you’re an athlete or active person facing an injury, it may be daunting knowing where to turn for help. A Cleveland Clinic specialist says sports medicine physicians can get you back on track — and back to the activities you love.
Back injuries are among the most common, whether you’re a committed and competitive athlete or a weekend warrior. Our expert explains common injuries and how to prevent them.
What’s the best way to ease pain from a strained muscle, a sprained ligament, a headache, a sore back or an aching knee? A sports medicine weighs in.
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Before you lace up your running shoes and hit the pavement, check out these six strategies that can help you stay off the injured list.
An orthopaedic surgeon discusses the six most common running injuries, plus how to treat them.
How do we know if the pain we are experiencing is normal, or if the pain is far more serious and due to an injury?
Learn when minor head injuries are a cause for concern and when to see a doctor about a subconcussive impact in this Q&A with a concussion expert.
Finding a new lump or bump on your body would give most of us pause. After all, a lump can, in rare cases, mean cancer. But not every bump or lump is worth worrying about.
Ice packs versus ice bags versus gel ice packs: What really is best for an injury? A certified athletic trainer breaks down the best options and methods for icing an injury — including how long to ice an injury.