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Tight Hamstrings Treatment: Yoga Poses, Foam Roller Exercises

What are Tight Hamstrings? Let's first take a dive into what are tight hamstrings. The hamstring consists of a group of muscles, these muscles run up the back and to your thigh. Typically, when you participate in sports, such as soccer, tennis, dancing and running this can cause tightness in your hamstrings. It's important to [...]

A Surprisingly Common Knee Condition Affecting Young Athletes

What is Osgood-Schlatter Disease? Many people have never heard of Osgood-Schlatter disease, even though it affects about 21% of adolescent athletes. This condition is common in physically active children between the ages of 8 -15. Although, it also occurs in less active children and teenagers who are experiencing a growth spurt. During this time, muscles, [...]

Tiger Woods Stunning Comeback after Lumbar Spinal Fusion Surgery

Tiger Woods brings home his 5th jacket from The Masters this past Sunday. This will be his 15th major golf tournament victory. His previous championship was over 10 years ago in 2008 when he triumphed at the U.S. Open. Two years ago in 2017, Tiger Woods had undergone his fourth back procedure. At this time, [...]

Common Football Injuries

What are the most common football injuries? If you play football, you know better than anyone that football is a “rough” sport. Players are rough on the field. They tend to have little mercy. However, regardless of the helmets, braces, pads, and supports, wounds are typical. Therefore, football players tend to be more susceptible [...]

5 Self-Tests To Determine If You Have Tennis Elbow

If you experience pain around the elbow then there is a high chance you have Lateral Epicondylitis. This is a condition commonly referred to as Tennis Elbow. Lateral Epicondylitis is caused when there is damage to the tendons that connect the forearm to your elbow. Also commonly referenced as tendonitis. Tennis Elbow got its name [...]