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School’s Out...Injuries Are Inevitable

With schools just letting out, most young adults in high school and college are looking forward to a much-deserved rest away from their studies, however, some of them, the ones that take their sports seriously are working in the off season to get an edge up on their fellow athletes. This is nothing new, how many times during a football or wrestling season have you heard comments about  the team members working out  in the off-season. Lifting weights, doing extra cardio, running sprints. Now a lot of them are even signing up for “Cross-Fit” training and other high intensity exercise...

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Striking Out Because Of A Baseball Injury….Mallet Finger

Who hasn’t played  a game of baseball when the sun is high up in the sky and the temperatures are high in the 80’s?  We all know that nothing beats a good game of baseball among friends but an unexpected hand injury can cause you to be taken out of the game and sidelined for a few days, or weeks. I’m talking of an injury that is typically called “Baseball Finger” because its common among most players.  Its caused by  a ball or other object striking the tip of the finger or thumb and forcibly bends it, the force tears...

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Lets Not Forget Those Who Enjoy Tennis

Summer is all about getting outside, enjoying the sun and getting to play summertime sports that we just can’t do when theirs snow on the ground. One of these seasonal sports is Tennis! For those that enjoy the game, there is nothing like pitting your athletic skills in going up against an opponent to see who can  out serve each other. Or who has the meanest serve!  But this is not a sport to take lightly  either.  Tennis players that serious  about  the sport put everything they’ve got into hitting that little yellow ball, back to their opposite as fast...

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Hiking

If your like me, you love being outside in just  about any kind of weather. But the summer time is one of the best. If  your lucky, you live in an area where you get cool nights and mornings and then mid-afternoon highs in the upper  80’s!  It just makes it the perfect time to get out into the rural areas, a mountain trail is even better to take a good long hike and just enjoy nature.  Not to mention its probably one of the best things you can do for yourself, health wise! Now if you elect to plot...

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Swimming

If you’re like most people, you just couldn’t wait for that warm weather to arrive and now that it’s here, well, we have been experiencing a roller coaster of weather swings all across the country. From excessive heat, to excessive rain events this has started out  as a summer season to remember. Even our share of early tornado's have been touching down from the Midwest to the northeast.  But even with these extreme events happening, people have been opening up their swimming pools or heading to the coast to hit the beaches and enjoy the sun and he waves by...

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