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Aug
15 Aug

Want to Swing Safely and Prevent Common Golf Injuries? Start with our Golf Injury Prevention Techniques!

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Many people incorrectly assume that golf is a low-level physical activity, and that, therefore golf injuries are uncommon. Anything but! Whether you are an avid golfer who spends every possible minute on the course, or you only pick up the clubs a few times a year, it’s important to remember that golf injuries are common no matter your level of play.  A golf injury prevention program allows you to get the most out of every day you spend on the fairway, while at the same time keeps you in tip top shape – a considerable side-bonus! Golf injuries are incredibly common among all ages and skill levels, most often occurring courtesy of improper swing or grip techniques, or stemming from repetitive bad habits when swinging. …

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Mar
14 Mar

Knee Ligament Injuries Are Common and Sudden

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How can such a small part of the body cause SO much pain?! Did you know that a tear to the 1-2 inch ACL is one of the most common knee ligament injuries? Called “a torn ACL” (Anterior Cruciate Ligament), this small ligament is found beneath the knee cap. When torn, it is extremely painful and often requires medical assistance including surgery. A knee ligament injury will often show up when people are involved in a sport of some kind, in fact athletes are famous for being stricken by a torn ACL – one of the more serious forms of knee ligament injury. Knee ligament injuries can also occur in accidents in the home. Even kids horsing around the wrong way can end up with…

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Feb
15 Feb

“The Anterior Cruciate Ligament – Stabilizing and Recovering from a Torn ACL”

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A torn ACL sounds like a mystery – unless you’ve ever had one.  Described by those unfortunate to be stricken by one as “a loud popping sound followed by an intense and sharp pain in the knee”,  a torn ACL usually happens in an abrupt movement or sport, like shifting directions, weaving around guards while moving a basketball down court. Shortly after tearing an ACL the knee joint will begin to swell, making it very difficult to straighten the leg or even walk.   ACL tears happen more frequently than you think. If you feel you may have injured your ACL take heart, you will heal, but not without some help.   Read on. The Anterior Cruciate Ligament is actually one of the most important ligaments to…

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