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Risk factors for sports injuries

Do you think athletes are the only ones prone to sports injuries?  Think again. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) sports injuries affect about two million people each year and that includes professionals and weekend warriors alike. In fact two of the most significant causes...

Signs of Spinal Trauma

.Spinal injury is one of the most serious injuries to occur to the body, and work accidents are one of the most common culprits of these injuries, along with falls, car accidents, and overuse of the back. There are various types of back injuries, including: herniated, bulging, or slipped discs...

Types Of Ankle Injuries

Because of how much your ankle is used when moving the body, ankle injuries are extremely common. They are even more common when the body suddenly shifts in direction, with the ankle taking a large brunt of the strain. The ankle joint consists of the convergence of three bones: the...

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition affecting the hands and distal arms. It causes pain, tingling, and numbness, which often worsens over time. When it comes to carpal tunnel syndrome, recognizing the factors that contribute to its progression and its early symptoms can help with its prevention and treatment.  What...

Why Are Athletes at Greater Risk of Injury?

Of all the people who sustain injuries in the world, athletes make up a significant portion of that population. There are multiple reasons behind this higher injury incidence, and considering the causes of said injuries helps reveal some ways in which athletes can prevent injuries from occurring.What Causes Athletic Injuries?Athletes utilize...