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What are Shin Splints? How to Relieve this Common Runner’s Affliction

Do your shins throb and ache after your daily run? Do you have shin tenderness, sensitivity, soreness or pain that persists after beginning a new and intense physical activity? You may be experiencing shin splints, also known as tibial stress syndrome. While you may have heard of this condition, you may wonder, what are shin […]

Tennis Injury Prevention: How to Avoid Common Tennis Injuries

Warm weather is here, and we are finally getting back to our favorite outdoor activities. If you enjoy tennis, you might be eager to hit the court as soon as possible. But grabbing your racket without any preparation may not be the best idea. Even a few hours of swinging a racket can lead to […]

Technology and Orthopedic Health: 4 Tips to Avoid Tech-Related Orthopedic Injury

Smartphones and computers have become commonplace for most people, from toddlers to senior citizens. For many, using these devices is an integral part of daily life for our work, education, and leisure activities. While using smart devices and computers may seem benign, ​increased technology use can increase our risk for orthopedic injury.  At Orthopaedic Hospital […]

Achilles Tendonitis and Running: Recovery and Prevention

With each step you take, your Achilles tendon is at work. The Achilles tendon, also known as the heel cord, is the thick and fibrous band of tissue that connects the calf muscles to the heel bone. It is the strongest tendon in the body, and it allows us to push off the ground when […]

Strengthen Your Golf Swing: The Best Warm-Up Stretches for Spring Golf

Spring is here, and getting back to golf is top of mind for many people. If you haven’t been active this winter, you may be a bit out of practice. Grabbing your clubs without a warmup isn’t always the best idea. Before you head back to the range, practicing some of the best golf warm-up […]

Common Winter Sports Injuries and How to Prevent Them

With the 2022 Winter Olympic Games starting up, millions of Americans will witness spectacular feats of athletic prowess. From snowboarder Shaun White sailing twenty feet in the air to the figure-skaters gracefully floating around the rink, there will be no shortage of sensational athletic feats. These remarkable events may inspire some of us to take […]

7 Tips to Avoid Hip Bursitis

Our hips do an amazing amount of work. These complex joints support the weight of our bodies and allow us to sit, stand, walk, and move our upper legs. When we experience hip pain, it can be a significant cause for concern. Bursitis is a common hip injury that can feel painful but is often […]

E-sports Health and Safety: 5 Tips to Prevent Injuries from the Popular Trend

As one of the fastest-growing trends in competitive videogaming, e-sports boasts over 380 million audience members globally and an annual revenue of over $906 million. To put that in perspective, American & Canadian Major League Soccer brings in about $860 million in revenue. While e-sports haven’t quite reached the revenue of the NFL, NBA, or […]