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Is Your Child Overtraining?

Overuse injuries, overtraining, and burnout among child and teen athletes are a growing problem in the United States. Overuse injuries can be classified into 4 stages: pain in the affected area after physical activity; pain during the activity, without restricting performance; pain during the activity that restricts performance; and chronic, unremitting pain even at rest. […]

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Uncovering the Facts of Different Types of Muscle Strain

Understanding The Severity of Your Muscle Strain Many athletes, active lifestyle, and sedentary individuals suffer from muscular strains. Often they are confused as to why it happened to them, the severity of it, and the timeline for recovery. My goal in this short article is to clear up the confusion and give you a concise […]

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Do you ever suffer from knee pain below the Patella or “Knee Cap”?

Patellar tendonosis, sometimes referred to as jumper’s knee, is a common condition among athletes, especially sports that involve a lot of jumping such as basketball and volleyball. Runners and cyclists can also suffer from this pain condition. It generally involves aching pain that occurs below the kneecap (patella).  Some physical causes of this condition are:  […]

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Run Marathons? Hate Blisters? Use Paper Tape

Ultramarathoners who apply common, inexpensive paper tape to their feet before a race get fewer blisters on those areas than on non-taped areas, according to a new study. I’m sure that you’ve experienced a blister in your lifetime and you were surprised at how much it hindered your daily activities. You notice pain every time […]

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What is Cryotherapy? Can it Help Me?

You may have heard of whole body cryotherapy in the news recently, regarding athletes and celebrities using this therapy and endorsing its use. You may have not heard of cryotherapy at all. Either way, you want to be informed about its use and function and whether or not this therapy could be beneficial to you. […]

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Is it Wise for Kids to Specialize in One Sport?

An underlying belief of some parents today is that the key to their child achieving an athletic scholarship or even playing professional sports someday, is to have them specialize in one sport and one sport only. Sports specialization is defined as training intensely for one sport all year round. Often times parents believe the earlier […]

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How To Perform High-Intensity Workouts At a High Level While Avoiding Injury

High-Intensity workouts are different. So are the people who do them. As part of this community, we are highly motivated and driven to perform and achieve things the average person does not even dare to dream about. The High-Intensity workout experience creates a physical and mental transformation that permeates every aspect of your life… making […]

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Stand-Up Paddle Boarding Injury Prevention Tips

Paddle boarding is currently the fastest growing water sport in the world, especially among the communities of south Florida who embrace watersports. With relatively low cost of entry now that rentals are ubiquitous, all types from the young to the old and the fit to the out-of-shape are getting into the sport. However, with new […]

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A Trend in Sports Recovery for the CrossFit® Community?

Just as in many sports and activities, CrossFit® is physically demanding on the body. There is no denying that and that doesn’t make it right or wrong, it’s just a fact as it is in many sports and challenging activities. That’s why we do it. That’s why we gain so much satisfaction out of it. […]

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3 Minute Pre-Run Warm Up

Many times our patients ask us about a warm up they can do before they run or cycle. We always make sure to explain to them the importance of a warm up versus static stretching while not warmed up.We decided to figure out a way that is easy, effective and efficient to warm up prior […]

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