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2014-09-02 12:29:02

Painful stress fractures, tendonitis can be avoided by easing in to sports activities. CHICAGO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Being physically active has long been applauded as an ingredient for good health--but, according to surgeons at the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, doing too much too soon can wreak havoc on the feet and cause painful overuse injuries: tendonitis, ruptured tendons, and stress fractures, to name a few. A key strategy for preventing these common...

2014-08-30 23:04:43

Zensah® Camo Compression Leg Sleeves Provide Runners Color and Pattern Options While Relieving Shin Splint Pain Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 Zensah®, the leader in compression technology and comfort, has created a new Camo Compression Leg Sleeve. The camo sleeves are the first released as part of Zensah’s® DeZign Compression Leg Sleeve collection. The camo line includes classic colors like army green and bold new hues like electric purple and magenta. Known as...

2014-08-01 12:23:58

--Accelerated specialists among a few trained to teach it in Chicagoland-- CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Now that summer is in full swing, runners are gearing up for races and triathlons. However, while running is good for overall health, it can put stress on ligaments and joints, which often results in overuse injuries. A recent study by Harvard University showed that up to 75 percent of middle and long distance runners suffer at least one injury in a year....

2014-05-09 23:01:44

It’s spring at last, and with it comes a welcome return to outdoor activity. If you’re taking your fitness regimen outside, after months of exercising indoors, be aware that running or jogging on roads and trails means a major change to the impact exerted on feet and ankles. Danbury, CT (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Stress fractures are a unique type of injury that occurs when the bones are overworked. The lower extremity, and specifically the foot and ankle region, accounts for the majority...

2014-04-11 12:52:44

Also more likely to specialize in 1 sport, Loyola study finds A Loyola University Medical Center study is reporting for the first time a link between overuse injury rates in young athletes and their socioeconomic status. The rate of serious overuse injuries in athletes who come from families that can afford private insurance is 68 percent higher than the rate in lower-income athletes who are on public insurance (Medicaid), the study found. The study also found that privately insured...

2014-04-07 13:14:19

If you are a middle-aged African-American or Asian woman, your social class may play a significant role in how likely you are to suffer bone fractures, a UCLA-led study suggests. The study, published in the current issue of Osteoporosis International, is unique in that it followed Asian, African-American and white women for a period of nine years during mid-life; most previous studies on socioeconomic status and osteoporosis risk had focused solely on older white women and often had not...

2014-02-04 23:27:17

As the excitement of the Olympics builds and fills the air, the California Podiatric Medical Association (CPMA) provides an overview of how cold weather sports can affect two of an athlete’s most important assets - his or her feet. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 From the downhill rush of alpine snow skiing, to the gravity defying acrobatics of snowboarding, to the grace and power of figure skating, winter sports can be a perpetual challenge when it comes to proper foot care....

2014-01-09 11:40:16

For some runners, a marathon is not enough. Participation in so-called ultramarathons — defined as any distance beyond the standard 26.2-mile marathon — has grown exponentially in recent years. The number of runners who finished ultra-length races in North America increased from 15,500 in 1998 to 63,530 in 2012, according to UltraRunning Magazine. Despite its popularity, however, little is known about the health effects of this intense form of exercise. To learn more about the...

2013-10-29 15:52:31

Injuries may put athletes at risk for long-term back problems Lower back injuries are the third most common injuries suffered in athletes under age 18, according to a study presented by Loyola University Medical Center sports medicine physician Neeru Jayanthi, MD. Many injuries are severe enough to sideline young athletes for one-to-six months, and put them at future risk for long-term back problems. Jayanthi presented findings Oct. 28 at the American Academy of Pediatrics National...


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