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Source Note: Eli Manning – Ankle Surgery

REPORTERS GUIDE TO ANKLE INJURIES WHO:  Eli Manning to undergo ankle surgery, hopes to be running in six weeks WHAT:  What is an ankle sprain? Sprains are injuries to ligaments, the “bands” that hold joints together. Ankle sprains occur when the foot twists or turns beyond its normal range of movement, causing the ligaments to stretch

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Source Note: Carmelo Anthony – Labral Tear (Shoulder)

REPORTERS GUIDE TO LABRAL TEARS WHO: Carmelo Anthony sat out the final two games of the season due to a tear in his right labrum. No surgery is required. WHAT:  What is a labral tear? The labrum is the cup-shaped cartilage that surrounds the socket to stabilize the shoulder joint. When the labrum is torn

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Therapy at Gate River Run – Jacksonville, FL

Therapy at Gate River Run – SportsCare Institute, Inc., a leading network of physical therapy centers, recently sponsored the Gate River Run and Expo in Jacksonville. The largest 15K race in the U.S., the event gave runners — including some U.S. Olympians — an opportunity to compete over a challenging course. But, a few also

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Source Note: Tiger Woods – Back Surgery

REPORTERS GUIDE TO BACK INJURIES WHO:  Tiger Woods will miss the Masters after undergoing back surgery WHAT:   If you were among the many fans who were shocked and disappointed on Tuesday when news of Tiger Woods’ back surgery popped up on ESPN SportsCenter, fear not. Your chances of watching his return to the course are

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SportsCare Comeback Athlete of the Month – February 2014

SPORTSCARE COMEBACK ATHLETE OF THE MONTH — On a monthly basis, SportsCare Physical Therapy — the official therapy provider for the National Basketball Association’s Brooklyn Nets — acknowledges an extraordinary athlete who has recovered from injury and returned to their sport. For February 2014, SportsCare recognizes Mountain Lakes, NJ’s Cole Malnoti, a student at Briarcliff

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March winds, April showers, and … injuries?

EAST HANOVER, NJ (April 2, 2014) – With warmer weather just around the corner, outdoor activities — from tending to the garden to cleaning up the garage — are finally possible.  And while such undertakings make it possible to enjoy spring sunshine and, literally, smelling the roses … they can also lead to injury for

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