Like all types of athletes, lacrosse players are at risk of getting injured any time they practice or play in a game. Running, pivoting, cutting, and dodging are all normal parts of the game, but a wrong step, stretching too far, or too much twisting can result in an injury that can set you back for weeks or months.Read More >
According to the American Chiropractic Association, back pain is the second most common reason for doctor appointments in the United States. In most cases, the pain is not related to conditions like arthritis, fractures, or infections, but is because of a muscle strain. The causes of back-muscle strain vary from accidents to sports injuries to overextending the muscles doing a basic daily task.Read More >
Muscle strains can happen in many ways, but no matter how they are caused, they are always painful and inconvenient. Whether you strained your neck while parallel parking or pulled a groin muscle playing hockey, knowing how to treat the pain and swelling will help you recover more quickly and make you more comfortable.Read More >
According to a recent study by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), more than 60 percent of all accidental injuries in the U.S. are to the musculoskeletal system. These injuries include sprains, strains, fractures, cuts, punctures, contusions and bruises. About 10 percent of musculoskeletal injuries occur while playing some sort of sport and slightly more than 10 percent occurs in the workplace.