Fall means people are getting outside and being more active.  From a tailgate party to the football field, many people will sustain injuries due to the increased activity.  While there is no way to eliminate the chance of injuries, you can take steps to reduce your chances of injury.

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Summer is on the way, and everyone is looking forward to getting outside and being more active.  If you suffer from joint pain due to arthritis or injuries, it’s essential to follow a few safety tips to ensure you don’t aggravate your joints.  Exercising with arthritis is vital to maintaining joint health and mobility, but…

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In the weeks leading up to the 2020 Little Rock Marathon, it’s more important than ever to practice a safe and effective exercise routine, get plenty of rest, and maintain a diet that will fuel your body without weighing it down. With proper preparation, you’ll be able to minimize the chance of injury and use…

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When painful joints make it difficult—or even impossible—to exercise, how can you keep your body healthy? Consider these low-impact alternatives from Dr. Scott Bowen. Physical exercise on a daily basis is important for your cardiovascular health and overall well-being. While some people can easily tolerate high-impact activities like running or weightlifting, many others experience too…

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Although basketball is not inherently a violent sport, it can be a physical one that is hard on the body. Not surprisingly, players can suffer a number of issues that require sports injury treatment. Because basketball is a high scoring game, is is a very exciting sport to watch. Some children start playing basketball as…

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Lots of overuse injuries are preventable when you follow these best practices. Tens of thousands of Americans suffer overuse injuries each year. In fact, as many as 70 percent of runners develop such injuries, including knee pain and lower back pain. The good news is that most of these injuries can be prevented by taking…

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Past injuries can linger for years, so see a specialist for your sports injury. Playing sports comes with many achievements and rewards. Whether a person enjoyed contact sports like football or individual competitions such as gymnastics, there are lasting effects. Injuries are often an unavoidable consequence of sports participation. Understanding how sports injuries impact the…

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ACL injuries can require reconstructive surgery for proper healing. The recovery process following surgery involves several months of rehabilitation to restore your knee’s full strength and flexibility. The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in your knee helps keep the joint stable, and a damaged ligament may require surgery before you can achieve normal function and stability. ACL surgery…

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Sports injuries range from mild sprains that can sideline athletes for a short period of time to serious injuries that can require extensive treatment and possibly end a sports career. Athletes face the possibility of injury every time they compete. The Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital reports that 3.5 million injuries affect child and teen athletes…

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