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Archive for the "Sports Medicine" Category

Preventing Golf Injuries: 5 Tips to Consider

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Like most sports, golf is a fun activity that people like to indulge in. It may involve fewer activities, but the injuries are inevitable. Majority of people think that golf is a soft sport, but it has both negative and positive impacts on your body. Many golf injuries are a result of long hours swinging […]

Important Stretches to Avoid Sports Injuries

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How you treat your body every day affects your long-term health. Eating right and exercising can prolong your lifespan and prevent health complications in the future. Nearly everyone knows this to be true. But did you know that making a habit of certain healthy behaviors can prevent injuries today? Orthopedic surgeons, the experts in caring […]

A Study on Banning Home Plate Collisions Suggests Less Othopedic Injury

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Recently, Major League Baseball revealed plans to put a ban on home plate collisions. According to the results of recent research, banning these collisions may help protect players from serious injuries, some of which require orthopedic surgery. About the Study The study was published by two researchers from Wake Forest University in the International Journal […]

What to Know and How to Prepare For an ACL Reconstruction

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The anterior cruciate ligament is commonly abbreviated to ACL. This ligament is located within the knee joint, between the thigh bone and the shin bone. This ligament is primarily responsible for stabilizing the knee. in an ACL injury, the ligament most often is torn. This condition can cause the knees to buckle unexpectedly, or even […]

Runners Training Tips to Avoid Injury

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Running is generally considered to be one of the healthiest forms of exercise available. But it is not without its hazards. As orthopedic specialists in northern Florida, we see a variety of preventable injuries that may be avoided by following these training tips. Keep Warm Avid runners don’t stop running just because the weather gets […]

Three Common Runner Injuries You May Need to Fix

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Runner Injuries Running is no doubt a healthy form of exercise and a great hobby. While running may be extremely beneficial for your heart and weight-loss efforts, it can sometimes take its toll on your legs, feet and ankles. Listed below are three common injuries that runners often have to deal with. Shin Splints Shin […]

Benefits of Swimming In the Summer

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As the temperatures rise, more and more people head towards the water. Not only do people go to the ocean for a trip but they also head out for days by the local pool. If you have not taken advantage of swimming in the summer to cool off, you may decide it is time to […]

Signs That Your Sports Injury May Be Serious

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Spotting the warning signs that you have a serious sports injury is key to seeking and receiving proper and prompt medical attention. If you are experiencing any of the signs, please treat your injury as serious and consult us immediately.