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Common Skiing and Snowboarding Injuries and Tips to Prevent Them

Changes in the snow conditions, fatigue, binding release failure, or falling in an awkward manner, can all cause twisting falls, or ligaments and tendons to tear and in the most severe circumstances the joint to dislocate and bones to break. To protect yourself this holiday/ski season, follow these simple tips.

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Overuse Injuries in Student Athletes

Practice doesn’t always make perfect, especially if you are training too often or improperly. Overuse injuries are caused by repetitive stress to a muscle, bone or tendon can be subtle and develop over time.

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How To Tell if Back Pain is Serious?

Back pain is one of the most common reasons people seek medical help or miss work. Fortunately, measures can help prevent or relieve most back pain episodes, especially for people younger than age 60.

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