7 Tips for Upper Body Weight Lifting after a Shoulder Injury

Returning to a weight lifting routine after a shoulder injury is always a hot topic. Multiple muscles attach at the shoulder, so achieving balance in a strengthening program is very important. Here are some tips and tricks that can reduce the risk for re-injury: Remember the 1:2 ratio For every chest/pressing exercise completed (bench press, […]

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Guidelines for Reducing the Risk of Knee Injuries in Young Athletes

Chances are most people know someone who has torn an ACL. Athletes participate in more games and practices compared to 20 years ago AND they are specializing in a single sport.  Both factors have influenced the rate of ACL injuries.  Youth sports is a booming business and shows no real signs of slowing down. But […]

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How to Recover From a Pulled Hamstring

One of the most common injuries in sports is a pulled hamstring or hamstring muscle strain.  It can happen to your favorite fantasy football player or an athlete in high school. Either way, it can be a frustrating situation for the athlete because of the high re-injury rate.  Unfortunately, these athletes return to play after an […]

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