Rotator cuff tendinitis is a fairly common injury for volleyball players and with high school volleyball getting into full swing we’re going to give a quick overview of rotator cuff tendinitis and what you can do about it.
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Football season is upon us. This is great news for all the fans in Lincoln and it’s great news for all the kids playing. Honestly the reason you go through all the pain of two-a-days and practices is so you can play the games. Unfortunately, it also means that we’re going to start seeing more football related injuries.
If you’re starting an exercise plan after a period of inactivity, or have complications due to a medical condition, follow these tips to ensure that you are successful and avoid injury as you improve your fitness.
At Lincoln Orthopedic Physical Therapy we’re committed to helping athletes get healthy and stay healthy. Recently there has been a significant increase in the number of ACL injuries in female athletes, particularly soccer players. Unfortunately, studies show that a female soccer player’s risk of an ACL injury is 2x to 8x that of males. Fortunately, adding certain exercises to a training regimen can reduce the number of ACL injuries by 2x to 4x. Below is the ACL Prevention Project training program.
The Lincoln Marathon was the first weekend of May. Congratulations to everyone who finished it, and congratulations to everyone who’s taken up running whether it’s to get in shape or compete in a race or event. If you’re starting to train for a 5k, 10k, full or half marathon you’re running a risk of injury. That doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t train, the benefits you’re getting from running outweigh the risks associated with running. We’ll briefly go over the most common injuries for runners, if you can train through them, common treatments, and whether or not you need to see a medical professional.
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