Sports Medicine

Pro surfer Ryan Callinan of Newcastle is one of the top 10 surfers in the World Surf League’s 2021 Championship Tour. With preparations for the upcoming WSL tour in full swing, Callinan has focused his out-of-ocean preparations on sleep quality and general recovery, saying that he is happy where he is physically and mentally, but
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For athletes, there’s nothing more frustrating than getting injured. And the pain that accompanies the injuries isn’t even the main issue. It’s the downtime that motivates athletes to avoid injuries as much as possible.    BMX bikers are no different. Engaged in an extreme sport that demands pushing your physical abilities to their limits, riders are
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People play sports for various reasons. For instance, some simply play for the love of competition. Others play to find purpose in life, make friends, or enjoy social recreation and entertainment. Apart from these social benefits, playing sports can significantly improve one’s physical health. It’s a popular way to release stress, lose weight, or improve
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Blue Zones Power 9: Lifestyle Habits of the World’s Healthiest, Longest-Lived People  Life expectancy of an American born today averages 78.2 years. But this year, over 70,000 Americans have reached their 100th birthday. What are they doing that the average American isn’t?  To answer the question, we teamed up with National Geographic to find the
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What is mitral valve insufficiency? Mitral insufficiency is a mitral valve pathology in which there is a reverse movement of blood from the left ventricle to the left atrium due to improper mitral valve cusps function. Because of mitral valve regurgitation, the heart cannot work properly. The mitral valve insufficiency can be chronic or acute
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In February and March, 112 people were infected with the Covid-19 virus in South Korea because of Zumba classes. During 24 days in February and March, 112 people were infected with the Covid-19 virus in South Korea after participating in or associating with participants in Zumba classes, according to a sobering new epidemiological study published in
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All couples want a healthy environment that’ll create happiness for both partners. One of the things that will contribute to that is a common goal to stay fit.  How to Stay Fit and Healthy There are different ways for you and your partner to stay fit. People often relate fitness to hitting the gym or
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Video Presented by JRF Ortho: The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of four ligaments that are crucial to the stability of your knee. It is a strong fibrous tissue that connects the femur to the tibia. A partial or complete tear of your ACL will cause your knee to become less stable and feel
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The unique vegetable source fatty acids in MCT Lean MCT Oil provides you with cleaner—and more rapidly utilized—energy to fuel your life. This is because it is entirely made up of medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs). MCTs are not stored in the body in the same way as traditional fats. Instead of landing in problem areas of
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Tibia fractures are complicated injuries, typically requiring many months of recovery before a return to sports; An “open” fracture, in which the broken bone is exposed to the outside environment through a break in the skin is a serious and unique situation requiring emergency, complex treatment; Timing of return to sports after treatment for an
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What is Bromantane, you may ask? Well, Bromantane, which trades as Ladasten, is a drug that’s believed to positively affect brain function in people.  Do you feel like you sometimes suffer from a lack of focus, or depression, and anxiety? If some reports are anything to go by, then Bromantane is what you may need. 
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Knee pain in young gymnasts is a common complaint. Many times these young athletes begin having pain due to overuse of the area. A common overuse injury is Osgood-Schlatter’s disease (OSD). OSD is inflammation of the patellar ligament below the kneecap. Often, there is a painful bump below the kneecap (the tibial tuberosity) where the
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This image will make you sit up straight, immediately! Pop quiz: Are you currently reading this while hunched over your phone? If so, here’s a very scary wakeup call: Looking down at your phone can force up to 60 pounds of weight on your spine, according to a new study in the journal Surgical Technology International. Most people spend
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