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How to Prevent 4 Common Golf Injuries by Mark Palit, M.D.
Now that spring is here one of our favorite outdoor activities is in full swing. For many of us, there is nothing like waking up on the weekends and hitting the course. While golfing can help keep you active there is potential for an injury. The repetitive motions of golf...Read More about How to Prevent 4 Common Golf Injuries by Mark Palit, M.D.
Kenesio: A Rainbow of Colored Tape
It seems like more and more athletes are competing with colored tape on various parts of their bodies. What is that tape and what is it used for? The tape is called Kinesio or Kinesio Tex tape. They are still doing research as to the exact benefit of utilizing this...Read More about Kenesio: A Rainbow of Colored Tape
Playground Safety Tips for Kids
Playgrounds are busy places this time of year, especially on these beautiful summer days! Each year, more than 200,000 kids are treated in hospital Emergency Rooms for playground-related injuries. Many of these injuries could have been prevented. We want kids to have lots of fun, but also not to get...Read More about Playground Safety Tips for Kids
How Much Exercise Should I Be Getting?
Do you know how much exercise or physical activity you should be getting each week? Everyone needs some exercise or physical activity each week to help maintain their health. There are some minimal amounts of exercise or aerobic physical activity as guidelines from the American Heart Association. Adults (18-64 years)...Read More about How Much Exercise Should I Be Getting?
The Benefits of Stretching Every Day
There are so many benefits of stretching, just simple reach above your head or down to your toes stretching. This doesn’t even have to be a long workout of stretching, just some simple stretches every day can be so important to your health. Here are some ways you benefit from...Read More about The Benefits of Stretching Every Day
Spring is Finally Here!
The days are gradually waxing and waning into warm, sunny days and later hours of daylight. It is time to begin thinking about all of those outside activities for you and your family. This is the time to make a habit of putting down all of those electronic devices we...Read More about Spring is Finally Here!
Are You Having Knee Pain? by Emile C. Li, M.D.
Knee pain is one of the most common orthopedic complaints. This can affect your activities of daily living, and it can affect young and old, and both men and women. Knee pain can come on suddenly from an acute injury or gradually appear over time. Some causes of knee pain...Read More about Are You Having Knee Pain? by Emile C. Li, M.D.
Lateral Epicondylitis - "Tennis Elbow"
Lateral epicondylitis, commonly known as “tennis elbow” is a type of tendonitis – swelling of the tendons – that causes pain in the elbow and arm. These tendons are bands of tough tissue that connect the muscles of your lower arm to the bone. Any repetitive gripping activity (not just...Read More about Lateral Epicondylitis - "Tennis Elbow"
Rebounding - Another Exercise Option
Another exercise option gaining popularity is rebounding, and not with a basketball! Rebounding is most commonly done on a mini trampoline that can be done inside or outside, although some rebounding can also be done on a large trampoline. It is basically jumping on a trampoline, small jumps or large...Read More about Rebounding - Another Exercise Option
Hip Impingement Syndrome
Your hip joint is where your thigh bone meets your pelvis. It is called a ball-and-socket joint because the ball-like top of your thigh bone fits into a cup-like area within your pelvis, much like a ball fits into a glove. Normally this ball glides smoothly within the socket, but...Read More about Hip Impingement Syndrome