Could Your Back Pain Stem from Your High School Sports Career?
20 October 2017
While youth sports can build character by encouraging children to engage in healthy competition, train their minds and bodies to perform at their best, and be a team player, certain types of sports can sometimes have a less-positive lifetime impact on the player's joints, muscles, and bones. If you've recently found yourself dealing with spinal problems you suspect are from your long-ago junior high or high school football, hockey, or gymnastics career, you're not alone.
Child Fastpitch Pitcher And Injured Wrist? What You Can Do About This
28 June 2017
If your child plays softball and loves to pitch, it can be easy to become injured, especially if they have been pitching for a long time. There are many injuries that can happen, one being an injury to the wrist. This is because the wrist is used in a snapping motion when the ball is released. If your child's doctor has told them they have this injury they can try many things to get their wrist back to normal again.
Weak Bones: Reduce Your Risk Of Bone Fractures And Osteoporosis With These Tips
11 March 2017
Are you at risk for osteoporosis? Perhaps you have a family history of this condition, or you may have been told by a doctor that you have weakened bones. Some people do not consume enough calcium and do not realize the seriousness of a calcium deficiency. One major consequence is weak and brittle bones. This means that they are putting themselves at risk for bone fractures if they do not make lifestyle changes.
Repeated Dislocations Or Fractures? These Two Diseases May Be The Cause
27 September 2016
The human body can withstand an immense amount of pressure and stress, especially when it comes to the skeletal system itself. While the size and shape of the bone in question matters, a cubic square of human bone is estimated to be able to withstand up to 19,000 pounds of pressure per square inch - up to four times stronger than most concrete. It is for this reason that many go through life without ever experiencing a complex fracture or serious dislocation.