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Sports Injuries

Tampa Bay Rays Catcher Hits Home Run, Promptly Injures Himself While Rounding The Bases

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 08.26.2015 | Sports

Home runs aren't supposed to be bittersweet. Tampa Bay Rays catcher Curt Casali hit his tenth home run of the season on Tuesday night. However less t...

The Sport of Staying Injury-Free

Dr. Darria Long Gillespie | Posted 08.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Darria Long Gillespie

More than 8,000 kids are treated EVERY DAY in ERs for sports and recreational injuries. So, what are the key steps to encourage a child to be active and compete, while also ensuring that they're safe?

7 Tips to Staying Injury-Free

Tania Kowalski | Posted 07.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Tania Kowalski

There are very few of us that don't deal with injuries or niggles of some sort. So how can we prevent and manage injuries so that they don't stop us from living active lives? Here are some tips that I try to use in my training.

King-Devick Concussion Test Should Be Part of High School Football

Ken Reed | Posted 07.10.2015 | Sports
Ken Reed

In a few weeks, high school football teams across the country will be starting practice for the 2015 season. It's an exciting time for athletes, coaches and parents. However, before the players put on helmets and pads for the first time a concussion awareness protocol needs to be followed.

The Power of Perspective

Corinda Lubin-Katz | Posted 07.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Corinda Lubin-Katz

Perspective can be the key to maintaining autonomy of your thoughts, and that is where many seeds of meaningful growth find the will to blossom.

Unforced Errors

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | Posted 06.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

Time for a crowd-sourced global conversation on human performance and mental fitness. Time to block bust the conventional thinking that to err is human. Or is the constantly digitally connected, multitasking, hyperactive, shifting behavior of youth heading us in another direction?

The 6 Most Common Running Pains And When To See A Doctor

SELF | Posted 05.24.2015 | Healthy Living
SELF

One of the most challenging parts of running is preventing wear and tear, so here's the low-down on the most common and problematic injuries David Geier, MD sees in runners, how to fix them yourself and when to get help.

Five Spiritual Lessons from a Bike Wreck, Broken Collarbone, and Nine Rib Fractures

Henry G. Brinton | Posted 05.14.2015 | Religion
Henry G. Brinton

These truths might not be popular, especially among people who like to stay busy and cyclists who like to travel in groups and draft behind one another. But they are insights that could only be gained by several days in a ditch, ER and hospital -- my own school of hard knocks.

Major League Baseball's Most Talked About Surgery

Michael A. Gleiber, M.D. | Posted 05.13.2015 | Sports
Michael A. Gleiber, M.D.

Tommy John surgery is performed on athletes who have overuse injuries in the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL). The UCL is located on the inner side of the elbow. It helps to keep the elbow joint in place and prevent dislocation.

A Pink Cast Heals More Than Bones

Angelina Massoia | Posted 06.27.2015 | College
Angelina Massoia

We've all been there. We have one of those weeks that make you want to stay in bed and cuddle your dog. Any combination of school, work, relationship, health, and personal drama seems unbearable as it simultaneously bombards you.

Agility, Speed, Balance and Power Start With Your Feet

Dr. Steve Rosenberg | Posted 06.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Steve Rosenberg

Every athlete, whether you are a man or women, wants to be faster than a speeding built, more powerful than a locomotive and able to move with cat lik...

Ouch! 4 Steps to Fewer Sports Injuries

Emily Cohen | Posted 06.20.2015 | Parents
Emily Cohen

You are the expert on your own kid, not the coach. The coach can't read your kid's body language the way you can.

The Unscripted Side of Professional Wrestling

Michael A. Gleiber, M.D. | Posted 06.10.2015 | Sports
Michael A. Gleiber, M.D.

Critics of professional wrestling organizations often claim that because wrestling is "choreographed," it is completely fake. However, the injuries pro wrestlers sustain are in fact very real and very dangerous.

10 Major League Baseball Players Who Underwent the Knife Last Season: An Update for 2015

Michael A. Gleiber, M.D. | Posted 06.08.2015 | Sports
Michael A. Gleiber, M.D.

As the 2015 Major League Baseball season begins, I looked back at 10 athletes with notable season-ending injuries from last year -- each requiring corrective surgery. Let's take a look at where these 10 athletes are now as the 2015 MLB season begins.

The Recipe for Post-NFL Broke Athletes

The Good Men Project | Posted 06.07.2015 | Sports
The Good Men Project

There will always be those who ignore the wisdom of others, but if more athletes realize the impact of what a 40+ year retirement will look like, they might perk up their ears just a little more.

Saying Thanks To The Girl Who Broke My Leg

Abigail Cuffey | Posted 06.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Abigail Cuffey

The long-term effects of my injury remain to be seen, but for now, my rod reminds me that it's a privilege and a gift to be able to move freely.

My Holiday Gift: A Stress Fracture

Amanda Dai | Posted 04.01.2015 | Teen
Amanda Dai

I glance at my sister, seeing my surprise at the gravity of my foot's condition reflected in her expression. The questions come pouring out.

16 Games for 16 Year Olds?

Avi Sholkoff | Posted 03.31.2015 | Teen
Avi Sholkoff

As someone who has avidly watched and followed football for years, I failed to grasp the severity of the many injuries. I ignored the commentators and analysts who believed that football needed to get safer.

Youth Concussion Laws Pushed By NFL Are Not Enough

AP | Howard Fendrich and Eddie Pells | Posted 01.29.2015 | Sports

PHOENIX (AP) -- Criticized for its own handling of head injuries, the NFL launched an extensive lobbying campaign to pass laws protecting kids who get...

Why I'm Not Watching the Super Bowl This Year

Will Wilkinson | Posted 03.25.2015 | Sports
Will Wilkinson

I'm not watching the Super Bowl this year. Not just because of Deflategate, although that's probably what pushed me over the edge. Mainly, I've realized it's a complete and utter waste of time. I have better things to do.

Soccer Might Make Us Dumber

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | Posted 03.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

Why is it that the fun and satisfaction of participating in sports overwhelms our recognition that they could significantly destroy our body, be it the knee or the brain? The answer, I believe, is that as athletes we just can't comprehend the impact of the damage.

What the Weekend Warrior Needs to Know to Stay Pain Free When Exercising

Dr. Steve Rosenberg | Posted 01.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Steve Rosenberg

Never wish or wait for an injury to get better, be smart and proactive so you can exercise happily ever after!

Bears Defensive End Injures Himself While Celebrating

The Huffington Post | Kyle Franco | Posted 10.27.2014 | Sports

Chicago Bears defensive end Lamarr Houston was hit with a bad case of instant karma on Sunday after celebrating a sack while his team was down by 25 p...

Sarah Klein

How To Bounce Back From A Sports Injury

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Klein | Posted 10.14.2014 | Healthy Living

Whether it's an ankle sprain, an aching back, surgery or a broken bone, chances are if you're physically active, you've also been sidelined by an inju...

Kids and Concussion: Early Recognition Is Key to Recovery

Mount Sinai Health System | Posted 12.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Mount Sinai Health System

A new school year has begun. Unfortunately, sports-related concussion is a common injury among children and adolescents, and symptoms can seriously intrude on children's lives, especially if not recognized and addressed early on.