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4 Ways to Prevent Water Sports Injuries

As spring turns to summer, people flock to their favorite beach or lake for a little rest and relaxation as well as some fun in the sun. While water sports are nothing new, it seems that each year they get

6 Tips to Prevent Spring Yard Work Injuries

As the grass finally starts to grow back from the winter months, it becomes a gentle reminder that a lot of work is ahead for you. Every year, thousands of injuries result from poor mechanics when performing yard work and

What’s the difference between ACL and MCL tears?

Knee injuries rank among the most common sports-related injuries. Whether you play high school football, hit tennis balls on the weekends or enjoy jogging or hiking to clear your mind, anyone is at risk of injuring their knee at any

Tips for a Safe Youth Sports Experience

Spring is just around the corner and that means spring sports season. In the United States, there are an estimated 30 million children and teens that participate in some type of sport and for good reason. There are numerous benefits

6 Most Common Orthopedic Surgeries

Unintentional injuries account for 30.8 million emergency department visits each year. These include injuries ranging from strains, sprains, and dislocations to concussions and fractures, most of which affect the musculoskeletal system. The musculoskeletal system includes the bones, cartilage, ligaments, tendons,

Winter Weather and Back Pain

In Texas, we are fortunate to only experience relatively mild winters compared to other parts of the country. The coldest period tends to be late-December through mid-February. No matter how mild the winter, cooler temperatures have the potential to exasperate

9 Tips to Prevent the Most Common Running Injuries

Running can be hard on the body, but for many, the physical and mental health benefits far outweigh the potential risks. From shin splints and stress fractures to hamstring issues and Achilles tendonitis, these nine tips can help you prevent

6 Signs That You May Have Osteoporosis

According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, approximately 10 million Americans have osteoporosis and another 44 million have low bone density, placing them at increased risk. Often referred to as a “silent disease,” osteoporosis is a bone disease that makes a

Is Joint Replacement Surgery Right for You?

Joint replacement surgery is often recommended for patients who are unable to perform everyday tasks, such as sleeping, without difficulty and pain. State-of-the-art technology has made joint replacement surgery more successful, resulting in increased popularity among both physicians and patients.

How to Prevent High School Sport Injuries with Good Nutrition

Now that it’s time for your high schooler to get back to sports, it’s important to educate yourself on how they can prevent high school sport injuries. One of the best ways to keep your teen healthy and injury-free is

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