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  • How you hold your bat, determines your risk of injury

    The use of the palmar hamate grip may increase the risk of hook of the hamate fracture in National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I baseball players, according to new research.

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  • 5 Options for Knee Cartilage Replacement and Repair

    Advances in orthopedic medicine provide many options for treating knee injuries. Some long-standing approaches include surgery to repair torn cartilage or knee joint replacement. In addition to these, there are now minimally invasive treatments using cartilage taken from elsewhere in the body or regenerated from a person’s own cells.

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  • Common causes and treatments for a separated shoulder

    A shoulder separation is an injury to the acromioclavicular joint on the top of the shoulder. The shoulder joint is formed at the junction of three bones: the collarbone (clavicle), the shoulder blade (scapula), and the arm bone (humerus). A shoulder separation occurs where the clavicle and the scapula come together.

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  • What are shoulder stretches?

    Shoulder stretches can help relieve pain and stiffness in tight shoulders, which are a common problem among most adults. Stretching is a great way to improve flexibility and mobility and prevent injury.

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  • What Is Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) and What Can You Do About It?

    Delayed-onset muscle soreness (DOMS) is muscle pain that begins after you’ve worked out. It normally starts a day or two after a workout. You won’t feel DOMS during a workout.

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  • Should You Eat Before or After a Workout?

    How you fuel and refuel before and after exercise helps determine the actual fitness-building benefit of the session. That’s true whether you’re lifting weights, running miles or swimming laps, too.

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  • Knee mechanics associated with patellofemoral cartilage changes after ACL reconstruction

    Modifiable mechanical factors of the knee may be associated with patellofemoral cartilage changes and reduced knee function in sports and recreation 2 years after ACL reconstruction, according to published results.

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  • How to Recover After a Cycling Race

    Recovering from a road race is an important component of your overall training plan when you’re an avid cyclist. If you don’t take steps to properly recover from your bike race, you can increase your risk of injury and burnout. And you may even limit your participation in upcoming races.

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  • Causes of Shoulder Pain and Treatment Options

    Shoulder pain has many different causes and treatments. It isn't easy to know the difference between different types of shoulder pain, like a frozen shoulder, shoulder blade pain, or symptoms of a rotator cuff tear. This is why you need to get medical attention if you have shoulder pain—and the treatment is tailored to the cause, your overall health, and your level of activity.

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  • Stick to supportive shoes if you have knee pain

    A randomized controlled trial found that sturdy supportive shoes improve knee pain on walking and knee-related quality of life compared with flat flexible shoes.

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