Establishing good running habits are very important when training for a marathon or else you might get injured. A couple of weeks into your training is when all the work you have done starts to catch up with you. The injuries will feel like they came out of nowhere – One minute you’re running great and suddenly your IT band explodes in pain, or you pull your calf muscle, or get a sudden hamstring injury.
The high-contact nature of the sport and the speed of play make football a very entertaining sport to watch. However, there is always the risk of injury that you should consider when playing the game. Let’s look at common football injuries and how to avoid them.
With the advances in minimally invasive surgical techniques and instrumentation, most patients can expect to return home either the same day or the day after total hip replacement surgery.
Despite the recreational and relaxing nature of the sport, golf does require a fair amount of technical skill. Swinging the golf cub 80-100 times from one side of the body can cause musculoskeletal imbalances leading to injury if the key muscles are not well conditioned.
Did you know that knee replacement surgery is the most commonly performed elective surgical procedure in the US? And as people continue to stay active well into their 60s and 70s, the number knee replacements performed every year is expected to increase.