Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Sports medicine specialist Dominic King, DO, answers this one about ice baths.
Many of us may have seen athletes on the court, the field, or even in the pool sporting large strips of brightly colored tape on the skin. What’s going on here?
Young cheerleaders, dancers and gymnasts often experience similar injuries. Quickly recognizing problems and treating them promptly is vital.
Cycling earns high marks as a low-impact sport. However, there is a potential for injuries, particularly if you’re using improper technique, an ill-fitted bike, or you push yourself to do too much, too soon.
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The best method to avoid injury is prevention, and a running shoe is the only protective equipment a runner has for protection against injury. So choosing the correct running shoe is important.
In basketball and in all sports, it’s important to take the time to warm up and stretch before each practice and every game.
Overuse injuries are one of the most common causes of injuries in pediatric and adolescent athletes. Up to half of all injuries seen in pediatric sports medicine are related to overuse.
It is common for adults and kids to get hurt during any form of sports, especially contact sports. Unfortunately, the face often is the main area of damage — making athletic injuries a major link between sports and dentistry.
Before getting started with running, learn about proper shoe wear, have a good training plan and do cross-training.
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?