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Why Kids Quit Sports

Why Kids Quit Sports

Why Kids Quit Sports Adolescence is a time when our children should be enjoying sports, learning how to work as a team and supporting one another in the most positive ways.  Unfortunately, due to the massive push for them to be great, seek scholarships or even consider a professional career, we are losing more youth

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RETURNING TO SPORT AFTER A KNEE INJURY

RETURNING TO SPORT AFTER A KNEE INJURY

by Jason Yuag, PT, DPT Recovering from a knee injury can be a long process, whether it’s a minor sprain or a major knee surgery.  There are certain steps you need to take to make sure you recover properly especially if you want to return to a specific activity or sport. Whether you are in

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COMMON LOWER EXTREMITY INJURIES IN THE RUNNING ATHLETE

by Irina Stiasny, PT, DPT October, 2013 Running is one of the most widespread activities during which overuse injuries of the lower extremities occur. Studies estimated 27% to 70% of recreational and competitive distance runners sustain an overuse injury during a 1 year period. According to research by R N van Gent1, injury incidence in...

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