Hamstring strain injuries commonly occur during sporting activities at the high school, collegiate, and professional levels. Participants in track, football, baseball, soccer and rugby are especially prone to this injury given the sprinting demands of these sports. Dancers have a similar susceptibility due, in part, to the extreme stretch incurred by the hamstring muscles. When
Lighten the Load With These 5 Backpack Safety Tips Back-to-school season is here, one of the purchases you likely have made is a new backpack. Start your child off right by choosing a backpack that not only supports their education, but their backs they carry it on. Before you rush out and buy the first
PATHOKINEMATICS Sports related and recreational injuries are common and several factors play a role in the risk for injury. There are nearly 300,000 ACL injuries every year in the Unites States. These sports injuries lead us to several relevant questions. Could it have been prevented, and if so, how do I go about preventing injuries?
WHAT’S AN ACL Not everyone knows what the letters A.C.L stand for, but any sports participant or avid sports fan has likely heard them before, which is usually followed by the thought of “that athlete’s season is over or, in professional sports, possibly their career”. The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is an important ligament in
Safety in home can have a different meaning for you depending on the stage of life you are in. For example, motor vehicle accidents take more lives of children, adolescents, teenagers and young adults aged 1-24. From ages 25-64, drug overdose and opioid abuse is tragically the top cause for lives taken. After the age