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Preventing Labrum Tears for Golfers: 7 Tips to Avoid This Serious Shoulder Injury

Golf is considered a leisure sport, but the truth is, there are many ways that golfers can get injured on the course. Preventing labrum tears, golfer’s elbow, and other common golf issues is critical to your game and health. So what are some of these common golf injuries? We’ve discussed golfer’s elbow, one common golf […]

Get Back in the Game: 10 Tips for a Safe Return After a Season Off

Even the most dedicated athlete must take a break occasionally. Whether due to illness, injury, or scheduling conflicts, it’s perfectly natural to take a season off. But after a pause, especially like many of us have taken in the past year, how do you get back in the game? If you’re the parent of a […]

Stay Cool as Ice: 7 Ice Hockey Tips to Prevent Injury

Hockey players will tell you there’s no sport greater than ice hockey. Those who play genuinely love the game and enjoy the toughness and challenge of their time on the rink. Ice hockey isn’t for the faint of heart, however. It’s a full-contact sport, and even for kids, it’s essential to follow ice hockey tips […]

Shoot Hoops Safely This Season: 6 Tips for Preventing Common Basketball Injuries

As the weather takes us inside, there’s one indoor sport everyone looks forward to: basketball! Whether you love playing pickup games, helping your kid practice, or plan to join a local rec league, basketball is a blast! It’s a great way to fit in exercise and warm up those colder months. Even from the stands, […]

Keep Your Athlete Safe with These 8 Football Injury Prevention Tips

Despite the challenging times, football season is around the corner and it sure would be nice to see our kids gear up and have some fun in the Friday night lights of the stadium! Whether your athlete is in peewee, flag football, junior varsity, varsity or beyond, you’ll want to keep them safe by taking […]

Ride Safe This Summer by Following 6 Important Bicycle Safety Tips

There’s nothing quite as fun as a bicycle ride in the summer. With your feet on the pedals and the wind in your face, biking feels exhilarating and free! Riding a bike takes us back to our younger years. After spending the spring months cooped up indoors this year, biking is especially appealing. Better still, […]

Make the Most of Summer: 8 Ways to Avoid Injuries During Outdoor Activities

After a long winter and a spring filled with COVID19 quarantine, most of us can’t wait to get outside this summer! Even if social distancing is still the norm, there’s nothing like sunshine and fresh air to boost your spirits. From biking to hikes to kayaking, the summer is jam-packed with outdoor activities–many of which […]

Playing It Safe – The Whys and Hows of Sports Hydration, Warm Ups, and Stretching

Fall is fast approaching, and we all know what that means: no more excuses for hiding indoors. Sure, winter’s too cold, summer gets too hot, but fall—it really can be the perfect time to hit the courts and fields with friends.