How to PREVENT Running Injuries

Research shows that nearly half of all recreational runners get injuries. As a runner, nothing is worse than being sidelined because of pain. Runners are usually in tune with their bodies except for when it comes to injuries, as most ignore the warning signs and try to muddle through. Both elite runners and novices experience…

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Improve Your Running Form

Running is one of the most powerful actions to treat the stresses of everyday life, increase your overall physical and mental well-being, improve your sleep quality, and, most importantly, realize your abilities and discover more about yourself. Improvements in your running form will aid in achieving your performance goals and reduce your chances of injury.…

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Knee Meniscectomies Linked to Osteoarthritis

A meniscal tear is one of the most common sports-related knee injuries in the United States. Traumatic tears in young athletes and middle-aged weekend warriors are usually treated surgically, even though beneficial evidence from clinical trials is lacking and has even shown no difference in outcomes for range of motion, pain, quality of life, and…

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MRIs Lead to Misdiagnosis and Over Treatment

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) allows us to see a clear image of soft tissues and deep structures inside our bodies. They can create high-resolution images of the entire musculoskeletal structures, including bones, tendons, muscles, ligaments, and nerves. MRIs are valuable as they show details when there are red flags. But MRIs also show natural changes…

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Inactivity is the #1 Risk Factor for Severe COVID-19.

Being physically active has been shown to improve health and longevity. Exercise increases muscle and bone strength, improves your immune system, lungs, and heart, and prevents many cancers and chronic illnesses. Not surprisingly, physical activity is now linked to COVID-19 outcomes and inactivity is the #1 Risk Factor for Severe COVID-19. Physical inactivity is more…

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Exercise is the BEST Medicine

Exercise is one of the most important lifestyle choices that significantly impact your health and adds years to your life. Being physically active has amazing benefits not only in preventing many chronic diseases but also aids in treating them. Benefits of physical fitness include improvement of brain health and cognition, weight management, strengthening your muscles…

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7 Habits to Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Are you worried about getting Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, or do you already have some warning signs of pain, tingling, and numbness in your thumb and wrist? If your job or favorite pastime places strain on your wrist, you should learn ways to minimize the stress to prevent trauma and downtime from employment and your favorite…

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