Category Archives: Conditions

Running Injuries to Look Out For

Running Injuries to Look Out For

As most runners know, the sport of running can be incredibly taxing on the body. While the ideal situation is certainly a pain-free run every single time, the reality is that running injuries are very common. From aches and pains here to twinges and tweaks there, being aware of the body and some of theContinue Reading

Injuries Continue to Haunt the NFL

Injuries Continue to Haunt the NFL

Many people are referring to yesterday’s NFL Sunday as one of “those” types of days, in reference to the many injuries suffered by some key players across the league. However, key players aside, it is important to note the massive number of injuries that continue to haunt the NFL week after week. To say yesterdayContinue Reading

Avoiding Golfer’s Elbow This Summer

Summertime, Florida, and golfing seem to go together naturally. People from all over the world choose to spend their summer vacations in Florida to enjoy the beautiful weather and highly praised golf courses. For those avid golfers, keeping the body in tiptop shape is important to maximize the golf swing and make the most outContinue Reading

Don’t Let Tennis Elbow Keep You on the Sidelines

As the summer sun begins to target Florida, Floridians across the state are grabbing their tennis rackets in preparation for tennis season. Tennis is one of the most popular sports in Florida, especially during the summer when the weather is beautiful and sunny. A sport that provides exercise and entertainment to both professional and amateurContinue Reading

Whiplash Treatment

Neck pain is one of the most common injuries today. Whiplash, the non-medical term for neck pain, is often cited as a result of car accidents, sports injures, and slip and falls. Typically, the soft tissues of the neck are injured when the neck is forced to move in an abnormal manner or when theContinue Reading

What Causes Bursitis?

Tendons, bones, and ligaments all move against one another, especially near joints, in order to achieve some of the most common daily functions. As the body moves, small fluid-filled sacs serve as cushions near the contact points at the joints, these sacs are referred to as bursae. In order to reduce friction, there are overContinue Reading

Sciatica Exercises for Pain Relief

Sciatica is one of the most common injuries suffered by adults today. In fact, research suggests that nearly 40 percent of people will suffer from sciatica or pain of the sciatic nerve during some time in their life. The sciatic nerve runs from either side of the body’s lower spine, continues to travel all theContinue Reading

Signs of a Pinched Nerve

When excessive compression or pressure is placed upon a nerve by adjoining tissues, a pinched nerve injury is likely to occur. The tissue that is causes by the compression will dictate of type of injury and severity of damage. For instance, in some situations the tendons or muscles will be the cause of compression. InContinue Reading

How to Treat Overuse Injuries

The Journal of Athletic Training recently released a report indicating that close to 30 percent of all college athlete injuries were due to some kind of overuse. Occurring gradually, overuse injuries are caused by the continual stress and use on a specific area of the body. While overuse injuries can come in a variety ofContinue Reading

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and You

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a rather common injury. In fact, approximately 1 in 20 people suffer from carpal tunnel syndrome. Women suffer from this condition at a frequency about 3 times that of men. Unfortunately, this tends to be quite a painful condition brought on by the compression of an essential nerve in the wrist.Continue Reading