Hop on Treatment for Patellar Tendinitis

If you are an athlete, especially a basketball or volleyball player, you are obviously jumping around a lot and are more likely prone to injury. If very common athletic injury is something we call jumpers knee, also known as patellar tendonitis in the medical...

Getting Your Back Back to Normal

Consistently, there are a number of studies that have shown that more than 80% of Americans will experience some sort of lower back pain or even chronic back pain at some point during their lifetime.  This seemingly simple condition will cost more than $100 billion a...

Knitting Up Your Broken Collarbone

Anytime we get an injury or even go so far as to break about him, it is definitely painful and extremely inconvenient. One specific injury that can cause a lot of pain and inconvenience above the rest is what is commonly known as a broken collarbone, or in medical...

It Is Hip to Keep Moving

Age is simply a part of life.   There is no way to avoid it. Our hair will go gray, or skin will change its texture and begin to wrinkle and we will experience muscle atrophy if we don’t maintain an active lifestyle.    One thing you can be sure to be proactive...

When Your Shoulder Goes Snap, Crackle, Pop

If you’re like me, you probably are hearing some cracking or popping noises coming from your shoulder.   Surprisingly, these are, for the most part normal. However, if you are experiencing any pain loss of mobility or any potential swelling, you might be having...

Supplementing Treatment for Knee Osteoarthritis

Knee osteoarthritis is a common condition experience by older adults. This condition tends to happen when the cartilage in and around the knee area tends to break down. The result? The bones begin to cause friction against each other, typically causing a dull ache, ...

Are High-Intensity Exercise Programs Safe?

High-intensity home exercise programs, such as Insanity or P90x, have been touted as safe and effective. This may be true, but only under certain conditions—and even if you meet the criteria to practice these programs independently, it still might be a good idea to...

4 Key Steps to Help You Avoid a Hamstring Tear

Hamstring tears are a common occurrence among athletes especially those who rely on speed and sudden acceleration. Sports that have statistically proven to cause hamstring tears more often include football, soccer, rugby, runners, dancers and even softball. The...

Baseball Finger: The Injury You Don’t Catch

You hear the crack of the bat and see the ball coming your way, but when you reach for the catch, the ball jams your outstretched middle finger. You’ve just caught baseball finger, also known as mallet finger. Mallet finger can result from any situation in which the...

Top Tips for Treating Runner’s Knee

If you’re an athlete or even an everyday runner, chances are your knees have taken some kind of insult in the past. Knee pain is pretty common in exercise enthusiasts or people are actively bend their knees, be it cycling, Pilates or actual running and if you fit the...

Understanding heel spurs and plantar fasciitis

Being one of the most common causes of heel pain in adults, there is an overload of information on plantar fasciitis both online and offline. However, finding what will actually help you in treating the condition can be a bit of a challenge. Statistics have shown...