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Rotator Cuff Injury

Rotator Cuff Injury

Rotator cuff injuries are one of the most common shoulder injuries. The shoulder is a ball-socket joint that allows the arm to move in many different directions. The rotator cuff consists of four different muscles that keep the shoulder stabilized and help it move. The muscles and […]

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Knee Strengthening for Athletes: How to Avoid ACL/PCL Damage

Knee Strengthening for Athletes: How to Avoid ACL/PCL Damage

The knee is the largest joint in the body, connecting the thigh bone (femur) to the shin bone (tibia). The tendons allow the knee joint to move as they serve as the joining support of the knee bones to the leg muscles. Knees are essential for competing […]

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Lyoto Machida undergoes surgery, does not plan on retirement

Lyoto Machida undergoes surgery, does not plan on retirement

Lyoto Machida had his second straight bad night in the Octagon last weekend at UFC Fight Night 70. He came out of his third-round TKO loss to Yoel Romero with a broken nose, less than three months after he suffered a one-sided defeat at the hands of […]

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Kings’ Matt Greene to have shoulder surgery

Kings' Matt Greene to have shoulder surgery

Defenseman Matt Greene will undergo shoulder surgery and will be out of the Kings’ lineup indefinitely, the club said in a statement released Tuesday afternoon. Greene, 32, hasn’t played since the Kings’ third game of the season, on Oct. 13. One of the team’s designated alternate captains, […]

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Not Retiring, Eyes UFC 196

Khabib Nurmagomedov Not Retiring, Eyes UFC 196

Fortunately for fight fans around the world, UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov has had a change of heart. The previously top-ranked lightweight no longer has his sights set on life beyond the Octagon, de-committing from his plans on retiring, according to UFC Tonight. Nurmagomedov first revealed his plans […]

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Why should I see an ortho specialist?

Why should I see an ortho specialist?

When someone suffers an injury or has a condition or just any disorder that is related to the skeletal system and its associated ligaments, joints, and muscles, then it is important for this person to visit an orthopedic surgeon in order to get a professional diagnosis. Getting […]

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Shoulder Injuries: Should they be treated?

Shoulder Injuries: Should they be treated?

For athletes and avid exercising enthusiasts, one of the most troubling areas for injuries are the shoulders. They are one of the most important muscle groups when doing almost any task, but are unfortunately also one of the most at risk for injuries. There are several injuries […]

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5 possible signs of a shoulder injury

5 possible signs of a shoulder injury

From star athletes to the everyday blue collar worker, our bodies are put to the test daily. Our shoulders are no exception to this rule; in fact, the wide range and constant motion a shoulder endures makes it susceptible to accidental injury. In order to be proactive […]

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What are knee injuries and how are they treated?

What are knee injuries and how are they treated?

Knee injuries are some of the most common injuries for active people especially athletes and sports enthusiasts. The knee is a complex joint with many components so injuries are possible at any moment. Hence we must take sufficient care and precautions to protect them from serious injuries. […]

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Most Common Hockey Injuries

Most Common Hockey Injuries

It’s playoff hockey season! Let’s talk about some of the most common injuries suffered by hockey players, amateurs and professionals alike! Each year, more than 63,000 hockey-related injuries are treated in hospitals, doctors’ offices, clinics, ambulatory surgery centers, and hospital emergency rooms. The risk of injury cannot […]

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