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CrossFit Injury Prevention Tips and Techniques
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CrossFit Injury Prevention Tips and Techniques

CrossFit is one of the most popular fitness trends in the last decade and shows no signs of slowing down soon with nearly 5,000 CrossFit...

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Most Common Injuries

Living an active lifestyle can be a great way to stay in shape but it can also lead to some common injuries from time to...

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Preventing injury when returning to physical activity

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted many parts of our lives, including keeping us from going to the gym for our normal workouts. Maybe you’ve longed...

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How to Prevent DIY Injuries During COVID-19

Throughout the nation we are seeing a rise in in the implementation and extension of stay-at-home orders to battle the COVID-19 pandemic.  This is leading...

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6 Steps to CrossFit Injury Prevention

By Nadia Jones, DPT, SCS resident, Tuscaloosa (University of Alabama Rec Center) CrossFit is a fitness routine consisting of a variety of functional movements, including power...

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ACL Injury Prevention in Young Female Athletes

By Shelby Troyer, PT, DPT, MS Full-time PT and Sports Resident If you have a teenage daughter, perhaps she or one of her peers has...

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Fall Prevention Tips to Make Your Home Safer

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), three million people are treated for fall injuries in emergency departments across the country every...

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Balance and Fall Prevention for Seniors

Life is all about balance–literally. And the longer we live, balance and fall prevention for seniors become critical as we become more challenged to stay...

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Youth Baseball Injury Series, Part II: Reducing Injuries

Where do we go from here? Being sensible and smart can go a long way in reducing injuries. There are many simple things coaches, parents,...

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Injury Prevention for Musicians

Darla M. Wilson, PT, DPT (Undergraduate Minor in Music Performance) – Austintown, OH Center Whether you are a professional musician, a music student, or just like...

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Golf Warm-Up to Prevent Injury and Enhance Performance

The smell of fresh-cut grass, the warmth of the rising sun, and the peaceful quiet of a golf course on a summer morning: what a...

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Injury Prevention For the Long-Distance Runner

As the marathon season quickly approaches this year, runners everywhere are once again lacing up their trainers, strapping on their watches, and hitting the asphalt,...