Your student-athlete is ready for fall sports season — are you? Here’s how you can help them to prepare and avoid these 3 common sports injuries.
If you’re a pickleball enthusiast, you know that this quirky and fast-paced sport is taking the world by storm. With a mix of tennis, badminton, and ping pong, pickleball provides an exciting and competitive experience for players of all ages and skill levels. Despite the laughter and friendly competition, there’s one thing that can put a damper on your pickleball fun: injuries. Stay in the game by understanding the top five common pickleball injuries and tips on how to keep your pickleball game strong.
While playing through pain is tempting, an unchecked sports injury can lead to lifelong damage and health issues. Know when to sit out and call a provider.
Whether you’re new to running or a seasoned veteran, anyone can successfully run a marathon. Some preparation essentials will help you train your body and mind so that you can cross the finish line on the day of the big race.
Increasing your step count doesn’t have to be difficult. There are many small things you can do — and it’s not just about taking more steps.
As the weather warms up, it can impact your workout performance. An Immediate Care Center provider offers tips on how you can avoid heat-related illnesses and injuries.
Whether from overuse or pitching for an extended period of time, elbow injuries are becoming more common in both professional and amateur athletes. As a solution for such injuries, Tommy John Surgery can be recommended to patients who are experiencing symptoms and who have tried other forms of therapy without success. At DuPage Medical Group, our providers are trained to treat patients from surgery through therapy, helping you get back into the game.
Think about your current workout routine. Is it the same every day? Do you find yourself bored or unmotivated? Are you no longer seeing the results you used to? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you may need to add variety and recovery into your routine. These are critical elements of any successful exercise program and can benefit everyone – from workout enthusiasts to those just starting to exercise.
Dr. Brian Ward, orthopaedic surgeon, and Michael Czuba, sports physical therapist and athletic trainer, provide tips on how to prepare for outdoor exercising and activity to avoid injury and to maximize your workout.