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Kids' sports injuries often involve overuse

Posted by LifeApps, Inc. on Apr 17th, 2012
Many of the sports injuries that occur among children can be prevented by limiting repetitive stress and overuse, experts say. A webcast on reducing overuse injuries among kids will be held Tuesday, April, 17, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. EDT, according to the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. The organization has joined the American Academy of Or…Read more

Sports injuries soar in the spring

Posted by LifeApps, Inc. on Apr 17th, 2012
Sports injury rates increase dramatically in the spring as people who have been unable to pursue their favorite sports during the winter months get back into action. Unfortunately, many sports enthusiasts and fitness buffs don't take the time or care to ease into their activities, said Dr. Pietro Tonino, director of sports medicine at Loyola University Heal…Read more

Sports injuries soar in the spring

Posted by LifeApps, Inc. on Apr 17th, 2012
Sports injury rates increase dramatically in the spring as people who have been unable to pursue their favorite sports during the winter months get back into action. Unfortunately, many sports enthusiasts and fitness buffs don't take the time or care to ease into their activities, said Dr. Pietro Tonino, director of sports medicine at Loyola University Heal…Read more

Workouts are becoming more intense, but don't be foolish, expert warns

Posted by GolfWorkout on Apr 10th, 2012
Fitness enthusiasts and athletes are clamoring for high-intensity interval training and conditioning, according to a study presented at the American College of Sports Medicine's 16th annual Health & Fitness Summit & Exposition in Las Vegas. The key is for consumers and their trainers to meet the need for more intensity while adhering to safe workout…Read more

Important Arthritis Exercise

Posted by Venus Ramos, M.D. on Jan 29th, 2012
Exercise is an essential tool in managing arthritis. While you may fear that it may aggravate your joint pain and stiffness, research has actually shown it to improve arthritis symptoms. Exercise strengthens the muscles surrounding the joints, thereby maintaining support for the bones. Lack of exercise allows those supporting muscles to weake…Read more

Weight Loss for Management of Knee Joint Pain in Osteoarthritis

Posted by Venus Ramos, M.D. on Dec 28th, 2010
Osteoarthritis is joint inflammation that results in the breakdown of cartilage at the joints. The most common symptom of osteoarthritis is pain after repetitive use of the affected joint. It’s been found that body weight strongly correlates with joint pain. Clearly, being overweight will increase the load on weight-bearing joints such as the knee. The inc…Read more