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Winter Mayhem – 8 Snow Shoveling Safety Tips for Healthier, Safer Winter Season

If you live in Wisconsin or another cold-winter state, you will inevitably see snow between November and April. That first snowfall looks so beautiful on pine trees, but as that fluffy stuff accumulates, you will have to get outside and shovel. Snow may be ideal for snowboarders, skiers, and snowmobilers. But when it comes to […]

Leaf Raking and Fall Cleanup: How to Keep Activity and Stay Safe While Tidying Up

With the beauty of fall colors comes leaf raking and fall cleanup. And just like it’s important to care for and maintain your lawn, it’s vital to do the same for your body. This year, fall cleanup might target some muscles you haven’t used in a while. Before you jump headfirst into your fall cleanup […]

Don’t Fall this Autumn! Tips to Prevent Fall-Related Injuries

We all know that our risk of falling increases with age, but did you know that two-thirds of those who experience a fall will fall again within six months? This increased risk may be due to a decrease in bone density, a lack of exercise resulting in poor muscle tone, decreased strength, and loss of […]

Tis the Season for Football Turf Toe: What to Understand About this Injury

Turf toe is common among American football players that affects the big toe joint. Frequently pushing off with the toes in a sprint or making sudden movements while running is often the culprit of causing this painful condition. Dealing with this injury is not only painful, but it can also cause damage to the bones […]

Rowing Tips to Stay Safe this Summer While Enjoying the Water

During the warmer months, getting out on the water can be a fun and exciting recreational activity. Among the many water sports, rowing is a versatile, low-impact activity that almost anyone can enjoy. It can be done competitively, for enjoyment, on a team, or individually. Plus, it’s a great way to involve many different muscle […]

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 […]

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 […]

3 Tips for Preventing Hand and Wrist Injuries from Winter Falls

Winter is here, and with all the holiday joy and fluffy show comes the dreaded instability of ice and slippery conditions. Slips and falls are a leading cause of hand and wrist injuries, and we see most of them during the icy winter months. Why hand and wrist injuries? Hands and wrists are often susceptible […]

Concussion Signs and Symptoms to Watch

The arrival of autumn means that it’s finally football and soccer season! Athletes can’t wait to grab their gear and hit the field for their favorite sports activities. One drawback of the season though? It’s also a prime time for sports injuries, including concussions. While any sport presents the possibility for injuries, both soccer and […]