Baseball Injuries and What To Do About Them

Baseball is gearing up and with the Great American Pastime come a series of injuries that are pretty common on the diamond. Here are the top injuries and how sluggers can avoid them. Rotator Cuff The rotator cuff is a series of four muscles in the shoulder. They control several arm motions. Injuries happen when the tendons suffer repetitive stress injuries or a sudden trauma like running into a wall or another player. Get your shoulder stronger. Work out in ways that don’t involve the same [...]

By | 2017-07-10T01:04:56+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Injury|

Falls Prevention Therapy: Do You Need It?

One of the most common but disregarded health threats we face as we age is falling. As we age, we are much more prone to falling than when we were younger. Moreover, the dangers and risks of those falls are much greater as well. This is why falls prevention is so important, especially for the elderly—so if your doctor recommended that you partake in fall prevention therapy, it is a very smart decision to agree, and it may even save your life. Seniors are at a [...]

By | 2017-07-10T02:36:40+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Health|

In His Own Words: Cincinnati Bengals’ Mohamed Sanu Discussing His Success Working with Trainer Ivan Candelaria

Ivan Candelaria MS, ATC, is one of the most sought after sports rehab specialist in the North East. He has a growing clientele of NFL Football players and he approaches all of his clientele with the same level of intensity just as he would do with his own child. Ivan guides all of his clientele through their rehab and fitness process, and takes care to guide through a program tailored to helping him/her play their sport better. How did you meet Ivan? He was always talking [...]

By | 2017-07-10T02:43:38+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Physical Therapy|

Are Teen Athletes Who are Still Growing More Prone to Joint & Muscle Injury than Adults?

Millions of teens participate in sports every year, and just like professional athletes, many are injured. Interestingly, the rate at which teen athletes are injured is similar to that of professional athletes, but the injuries that affect teens are different from those that affect adults. This difference is mainly due to the fact that teenage athletes are still growing. Growth during the teen years is usually uneven. The bones grow first, and thus they may pull excessively on the muscles and tendons. This uneven growth pattern [...]

By | 2017-07-10T02:46:33+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Injury|