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ACL Injuries Amongst Athletes: Rehab & Prevention

ACL I think a very good example of an injury that most of us thought as severe, but turned out not to be was in last night’s Superbowl with Dion Lewis (RB #33 New England Patriots). Dion caught a pass in the flat and as he spun to make a football move toward the sideline, planted

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Snow Shoveling Injuries: Tips for Adults & Children

Shoveling Snow Injures Thousands Each Year By Kelli Miller Next time you are faced with the daunting task of shoveling snow, consider this: The task sends on average more than 11,000 adults and children to the hospital every year.A new 17-year study published in this month’s American Journal of Emergency Medicine details the most common

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Groin Injuries in Ice Hockey Part 3

Groin Injuries in Ice Hockey PART III – GROIN MOBILITY AND STRENGTH Thanks for joining us for the last installment of our groin injury series! If you haven’t read Part I or II  please check them out to follow the progression of preventing or recovering from a groin injury. In Part II, we learned the

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Groin Injuries in Ice Hockey Part 2

Groin Injuries in Ice Hockey PART II – CORE STABILITY FOR THE ICE HOCKEY PLAYER Welcome back to our groin injury series! The first goal (pun intended) in preventing or recovering from a groin strain is addressing your pelvic position. As we discussed last time, the skating position in ice hockey lends itself to a

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Groin Injuries in Ice Hockey

Groin Injuries in Ice Hockey PART I – INTRODUCTION Winter is quickly approaching and with it comes my favorite time of year, ice hockey season! Ice hockey is known for its high speed, hard hits, and agility to turn on a blade 1/8th of an inch thick; but today we are going to discuss a

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Stand Up – Sit Less

(CNN) You might want to stand up for this. A growing amount of research suggests that just standing — even if you don’t walk around — can have health benefits. A recent study in Australia found that participants who spent time more standing and moving in the course of a week, based on a sensitive

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SportsCare One Zamboni

Tonight the Rangers face off in their first pre-season game against the Islanders. If you tune into the action you may see the unveiling of the SportsCare Zamboni, affectionately dubbed SportsCare One by the Rangers, it will be out there resurfacing the ice. We are both excited and proud to be kicking off what is

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Born to Run: Jay Klein

Jay Klein was able to compete in the Born to Run 5K recently, but crossing the finish line again wasn’t always a certainty for him. Although he had always been an avid runner and very active, more recently he had been experiencing debilitating pain along with decreased function and it looked like it may relegate

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Physical Therapy

Decrease Back Pain with Non-invasive Therapy

One of the most common health problems among Americans is back pain, according to information from the National Institute of Arthritis, Musculoskeletal, and Skin Diseases. Approximately 25% of American adults deal with at minimum of one day of back pain during a three-month period. Statistics also show that neck and back pain account for one

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SportsCare is the Official Partner of the New York Rangers

SportsCare is proud to announce that it is now the Official Partner of the New York Rangers.  As hockey season quickly approaches, the excitement is in the air and the fans are ready to see their favorite players and team out on the ice. SportsCare is excited to be a part of the action this

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Sports Medicine

Proper Training is Key to Minimizing Injuries

Athletes understand that if they want to perform at their peak, they must remain physically and mentally healthy, this is also key to minimizing injuries. It is equally important to build both physical strength as well as mental confidence that the body is capable of performing at a certain level. Without that level of confidence,

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Sports Performance

Increased Range of Motion With Hurdle Drills

Tightness in the hips and hamstrings are an indicator that you are at risk for an injury. One of the best ways to prevent or decrease the chance of injury would be mobility drills for increased range of motion. Dynamic stretches are great for moving the muscle through its range of motion but it is

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