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Going Going Strike!

You thought maybe we were talking about a baseball game with that ball hitting the catcher’s mitt or blasting that little white ball out of the park?  Well no sirree, what I am talking about is rolling a perfect ball about 62 feet. From the center of the foul line that your  standing behind to kissing the front of that “Head Pin’s” sweet spot! People  in America love to bowl. In fact, there are over 60 million of us  that bowl at least once or twice a year.  Even if it is at your  kids’ birthday party  that you decided...

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Football, Cheerleaders…. And Sports Injuries!

Yep, it’s that  time of year  again for  anyone who is  geared up over the Fall High School and College Football Season that is ramping up.  There is nothing like heading out to the fields, sitting back in your teams stands and cheering them on to victory. At least that’s my idea of a way to spend a great Friday or Saturday afternoon or evening! The players are excited, the coaches are excited, even the band is hopped up to help the teams get empowered to play the games of  their  lives.  But unfortunately, a season rarely goes by without ...

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Just In Case….. Your Ready

Labor Day is just about here, and a lot of families are going to have that last outside party, that signifies the ending of summer.  There’s going to be lots of food, probably the grill and or smoker will be working overtime, cooking off all that holiday fare, from hotdogs and hamburgers to ribs and chicken to make everyone’s mouth water. What also happens with these get togethers are outside games, from horse-shoes, volley ball to even a couple of innings of backyard baseball, if you have enough people to field a team.  But  with any get together, sometimes the...

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Making Strides In Post-Surgery Recovery Time

Post-surgery pain has always been a factor to a patient’s recovery time.  The amount of time that a patient experiences pain, coincides with the surgery’s overall success rate. If a patient can move quickly from recovery to physical therapy, the better the chances are of the patient making great strides in overcoming the affects of the surgery. Thus, they will spend a smaller amount of time under a doctor’s care, and that of the health care system in general, and be able to get back quicker to their regular way of life before needing to have a surgery done. It...

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Torn Ligament - Knee Injuries Can Sideline That Summertime Fun

There you  were, enjoying the sun, the wind and the feel of that sand as your feet dig into it to lunge for that ball.  Your  right in the groove of playing a killer game of beach volleyball when you first hear that pop, then a sharp pain that radiates from mid-calf right up to your hamstrings. And then your down on that sand waiting for that throbbing pain to stop.  But it doesn’t at least not at first. Then you see your  knee, starting to discolor and beginning to swell out. Yep, you may not  know it  yet, but...

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