How to Destroy Your Elbow

How much thought do you give to your elbow joints? Almost none, until something hurts, right? Here’s a rundown of how your elbow works, and the many things can destroy its vital function and put you in pain. How to Destroy Your Elbow: Nerve Pressure You may not think about it, but you use your […]

5 Common Football Injuries

5 Common Football Injuries We thrill at the rivalries, the strategies, and the urgency of football. It’s is one of the most popular sports in America, but it can also be one of the most dangerous. Violence is part of the sport, so injuries happen often. Below are five of the more common football injuries […]

Baseball Injuries Part 2: Hitters

Baseball Injuries Part 2: Hitters Baseball has long been one of America’s favorite sports. But whether you’re playing recreationally, in your backyard, or on a professional team, you may be risking certain injuries. While Part 1 focused on the overuse injuries of pitchers, this part will focus on some of the injuries faced by those […]

Baseball Injuries Part 1: Pitchers

Baseball Injuries Part 1: Pitchers Baseball is one of the most popular sports in America. But whether you’re playing recreationally, in your backyard, or on a professional team, you may be risking certain injuries. When it comes to baseball pitchers, the most common injuries are often due to overuse. Overuse Injuries Overuse injuries occur when […]

6 Herbal Remedies for Pain Relief

6 Herbal Remedies for Pain Relief Herbal medicine provides alternatives to drugs for pain management. Herbal remedies are being found to lower pain levels and decrease inflammation. This finding is most welcome, considering potential side effects of many pharmaceutical pain killers. However, just like traditional pain relievers, herbal remedies also have their down sides. These […]

5 Common Tennis Injuries

5 Common Tennis Injuries Tennis can be a very competitive and intense game. Eager new players and even seasoned pros can put their bodies under repetitive stress, which is why most tennis injuries are overuse injuries. Overuse Injuries Overuse injuries occur when an action is repeated that puts pressure on tissue, muscles or joints. Some […]

5 Common Running Injuries

5 Common Running Injuries Whether you’ve just started running or if you’re racing in marathons, it’s important to keep safe. Just like any sport, a regimen of rest, stretching, and hydration is important in helping prevent injuries. Below are some of the common injuries runners may face. Runner’s Knee Patellofemoral pain syndrome, known commonly as […]

5 Common Hockey Injuries

5 Common Hockey Injuries Ice hockey is a contact sport where the players and the puck move at high speeds, so when players run into each other or objects, great force is used. This is why hockey is considered a collision sport. Injuries are fairly common, but efforts can be made to avoid them with […]