After an injury or surgery, an exercise conditioning program will help you return to daily activities and enjoy a more
active, healthy lifestyle. Following a well-structured conditioning program will also help you return to sports and other
Date: June 8th, 2016
This selection of animations, demonstrating many types of orthopedic surgeries, is provided by Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.
Date: April 26th, 2016
It’s a fact: women athletes are more prone to suffering certain sports injuries than their male counterparts, particularly when it comes to knee and ACL problems.
The difference lies in the interplay between form, alignment, body composition, physiology, and physical performance.
Date: April 19th, 2016
Prior to 1972 there were very few women who competed on sports teams at collegiate and university levels. Why? Well, in 1972 Title IX was passed; a law that increased federal funding of sports programs and activities for girls and women.
So, from 1972 until today the number of girls who play high school sports increased from a mere 300,000 to over 3 million! While this has been an amazing step towards equality, this has also led to a substantial increase in female sports injuries.
Date: April 13th, 2016
Men have always dominated orthopedic surgery. In fact, orthopedics has the lowest percentage of women in a surgical specialty, with only 4.3 percent of board-certified orthopedic surgeons being female.
Date: April 7th, 2016
Most people begin a workout regimen as a way to lose weight. However, many additional health benefits go hand in hand with exercise. In fact the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests that at least 2.5 hours of physical activity per week can reduce the risk of disease.
Date: March 10th, 2016
Recovery time is similar for male and female college soccer players who’ve strained their hamstrings, but different factors affect their readiness to return to play, a new study finds. “Multiple factors may influence the return-to-play time after an injury,” study author Kevin Cross, UVA-HealthSouth in Charlottesville, Va., said in a National Athletic Trainers’ Association …
Date: March 3rd, 2016
Have you ever taken a hiatus from working out, only to start again months and months later? If so you probably noticed that the exercise wasn’t only changing your body physically, but it also began to change the way your brain was working – for the better.
Immediate improvements in mood and brain function, along with physical improvements, are only the start of the benefits exercise can have on your body. There are also many neurological benefits that can dramatically increase your quality of life and that of humanity as a whole.
Date: February 23rd, 2016
Running injuries are going to happen. Every runner is at risk of developing an injury. We have discussed the most common running injuries previously. The most common risk factors associated with running injuries are …
Date: February 3rd, 2016
Millions of Americans suffer from joint-related issues like arthritis, a condition in which one or more of the joints are inflamed. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention projects that 67 million American adults will be living with arthritis by the year 2030.
Date: September 18th, 2015
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- Animated Videos of Orthopedic Surgeries
- Women and Sports Injuries: Why It’s a Different Game
- Why Women Are More Susceptible to Sports Injuries
- Orthopedic Surgery: Women on the Rise in a Male-Dominated Field
- Prevent Disease with Exercise
- Gender Doesn’t Influence Hamstring Strain Recovery Time
- Exercise to Get Your Mind Right
- Don’t Delay Your Running Injury Prevention Plans
- Learn 7 Ways to Protect Your Joints