Resting may seem like the obvious choice for treating lower back pain. However, physical activity can offer you the most benefits to help you recover. We don’t mean that you should go back on the field or court if you’re an athlete — rather, the lower back rehabilitation exercises most often recommended by sports medicine doctors and physical therapists. Read more
In the United States, back pain is the second most common cause for a visit to the doctor’s office. It’s also one of the most common injuries among athletes. Injuries among athletes are to be expected considering the repetitive movements and physical contact with other players. Read more
140,932 people are employed in the sports medicine industry in the United States alone. This isn’t too surprising considering the love Americans have for sports. Baseball is considered America’s pastime and ranks as the second most popular sport after Football.
Knee pain can impair an athlete’s movement on the field as well as their overall livelihood and enjoyment of the sport. Described as swelling, sensitivity, shooting pain, or a dull ache in the knee area, knee pain may be the result of a common sports injury: a torn ACL, or anterior cruciate ligament. Read more
An athlete having suffered from injury to their ACL may be worried about their future career in the sports arena. However, sports injuries like strains and tears are typical and treatable with proper rehabilitation and surgery.