Sport Injury

Learn How Long it Takes to Recover From a Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Injury

2023-01-18T11:27:40-07:00January 18th, 2023|Sport Injury|

Did you know that knee injuries are the third most common sport-related injuries? The knee is a complex joint and endures a lot during athletic activities. If you’re reading this now, you might be an athlete who’s experienced a knee injury suddenly. If so, we highly recommend that you get an exam from a qualified [...]

Learn About the Most Common Basketball Injury Among Players

2022-12-14T11:48:22-07:00December 16th, 2022|Injury & Prevention, Sport Injury|

When Americans think of high-injury sports, they may think of football, rugby, or boxing. But according to data from the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS), in 2021, the most injuries that landed Americans in the emergency room were actually from basketball! Because basketball is a contact sport with complex movements, players are at risk [...]

Is Swimming Good for Shoulder Impingement (SI) Pain?

2022-12-14T11:46:55-07:00December 14th, 2022|Sport Injury|

Swimming is known for being a wonderful form of exercise for people who experience arthritis, disability, asthma, or who are recovering from an injury. Many injured athletes that want to stay active will turn to swimming for cardiovascular and resistance strength building. But is swimming beneficial for exercise if you have a shoulder impingement? Let’s [...]

Understanding Common Ski Knee Injuries

2022-11-21T16:22:05-07:00October 13th, 2022|Sport Injury|

Knee injuries make up one-third of the total injuries that occur during ski season. Overall, ski injury rates have decreased over the years, but knee injuries have stuck around.  With enhanced designs of modern ski boots, we’ve been able to better protect bodies from ankle and tibia (shin) injuries, but these modifications have not significantly [...]

Here’s What You Can Do to Avoid the Most Common Running Injuries

2022-07-19T13:32:09-06:00July 19th, 2022|Sport Injury, Sports & Fitness|

Did you know that over 50% of regular runners have more than one injury yearly? Some of these injuries happen through accidents, but most are caused by other factors. We’re going to take a look at the most common running injuries and some of the best ways to avoid them. The Most Common Running Injuries  [...]

Patellar Tracking Disorder: What it is, Causes, and Treatment

2022-07-05T15:54:17-06:00July 5th, 2022|Physical Therapy, Sport Injury|

Patellofemoral tracking syndrome, or patellar tracking disorder for short, is a type of patellofemoral pain common amongst athletes. In this post, we’ll share what patellar tracking disorder is, common symptoms, ways to potentially avoid it, and treatment options.  Studies and the Orthopedic Review Molly Vora, Emily Curry, Amanda Chipman, Elizabeth Matzkin, and Xinning Li contributed [...]

How To Prevent Shoulder Injuries in Volleyball

2022-07-05T12:18:35-06:00July 5th, 2022|Sport Injury, Sports & Fitness|

Volleyball is one of the most popular sports in the world. According to many estimates, it ranks only second to soccer (football) in global popularity! We’d like to share the most common injuries in volleyball, shoulder injuries, and preventative measures you can take to keep your shoulders safe and healthy as a volleyball player.  Information [...]

Spinal Cord Injury in Mountain Biking: What’s the Risk?

2022-07-05T12:06:41-06:00May 6th, 2022|Injury & Prevention, Sport Injury, Sports & Fitness|

Many people are interested in mountain biking but are hesitant to try for fear of catastrophic injury. Spinal cord injuries with subsequent paralysis are among the most debilitating injuries someone can obtain, and they do occur in mountain biking. Mountain biking is still a relatively new sport that has gained a global following since the [...]

Rotator Cuff Injuries From Rock Climbing: What They Are and How To Prevent Them

2022-07-20T11:41:56-06:00May 6th, 2022|Injury & Prevention, Sport Injury, Sports & Fitness|

Climbers are gutsy. They’re committed to their sport, test the limits, and work through their adrenaline. But unfortunately, pushing yourself to your limits can cause issues if you’re not considering your overall health. Rotator cuff injuries are one of the most common injuries among climbers. We’re going to dive into what a rotator cuff injury [...]

Here’s How You Can Prevent Injury While Cycling

2022-06-13T09:11:44-06:00April 1st, 2022|Sport Injury|

If you’re a cyclist, you know the blissful feeling of sunshine on your back, the breeze through your hair, and the ground moving beneath your feet. Listening to the hum of your tires and feeling the steady rhythm of pedaling forward can be meditative. It’s a wonderful way to clear your head, get outside, and [...]

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