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How Being a Weekend Warrior Can Lead to Injuries

Many of us are guilty of squeezing too many physical activities and recreational sports into the weekend to make up for our sedentary lifestyles during the rest of the week. But these strenuous exercises can often lead to harm when the body isn’t prepared for vigorous bursts of activity. In spring and summer, the number ... Read More »

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Your Post-Marathon Recovery Tip Sheet

You may feel a great sense of achievement when you are crossing the finish line of a much-anticipated marathon, but there are several things you need to do after you get home (besides taking a shower)! Recovering from a race is as crucial as training for the big day, especially if you like to keep ... Read More »

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Does KT Tape Really Help With Sports Injuries?

When you’re training for a big race or that tennis tournament at the club, using this brightly colored sports tape can be a tempting way to deal with pain. Read this first. What is KT Tape? KT is short for Kinesio Tape. It was created by Kenzo Kase, a Japanese chiropractor, in the 1970s. According ... Read More »

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Osteonecrosis: What Is It? Can It Be Treated?

Osteonecrosis, also known as bone death, is the deterioration of bones and usually affects joints. Osteonecrosis is a little-known condition in which bones are weakened due to the loss of blood flow. With limited blood flow, bones begin to break down and eventually die. Though the disease is uncommon, approximately 10,000 to 20,000 cases are ... Read More »

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What Should You Do If You Have A Knee Injury?

Knee injuries are common – not just among professional athletes, but also for the weekend warrior. Even with preventative measures, you can still end up getting injured while you are playing sports. Jay Lieberman, MD To learn more about knee injuries, we turned to Jay Lieberman, MD, professor and chair of the Department ... Read More »

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