NSAID use is widespread among those who exercise vigorously. But is relying on painkillers to power through your workouts a safe strategy?
An orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports and exercise explains how yoga can improve performance for leisure-time athletes. She also shares her best tips for getting started with yoga.
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.
Whether you’re a weekend warrior, competitive athlete, regular recreational exercise or simply an active individual, you know a nagging tendonitis or skin infection can halt you in your tracks. That’s where primary care sports medicine doctors step in.
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Whether it’s an elbow, shoulder, hip, knee or ankle, a painful tendon is a troublesome condition that can affect just about anyone. You are probably familiar with an inflamed tendon being called tendinitis, but have you ever heard of tendinosis?
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?
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.
Making sure your baseball player plays his best game possible doesn’t start the moment he steps out onto the field. It starts the night before. And continues by choosing the right foods to eat that day — and more!
Contributor: Laura Goldberg, MD A long-distance running event such as a marathon is grueling, yet rewarding. Distance runners push the body’s limit to increase their exercise capacity. It is draining and often uncomfortable to challenge your body daily. But it should not cause pain, and you should not ignore recurrent pain or discomfort that lasts … Read More
The long-term effects of sport-related collisions and brain trauma are a growing concern, particularly for retired pro football players. The National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) and Cleveland Clinic are teaming up to do something about it. The institutions have established a program called The Trust to assess and improve the brain health and overall … Read More