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Risk Factors and Osteoporosis

Most people think of osteoporosis, which is a condition characterized by thin, brittle bones, as something that only affects elderly women. However, starting at around age 30 or so, you begin losing bone tissue at a rate that’s faster than… read more

Overuse Injuries – Part 3

Thanks for joining us for our third and final installment to our blog series on overuse injuries. Over the course of the past few weeks we’ve looked at some of the most common overuse injuries of the shoulder, elbow, hip… read more

Overuse Injuries – Part 2

Welcome back to our series on overuse injuries! In our last blog we covered overuse injuries of the upper extremity (specifically of the shoulder and elbow) and, today, we’re going to look at some of the most common overuse injuries… read more

Overuse Injuries – Part 1

Welcome to spring, everyone! With the snow and ice officially behind us, EVERYONE seems to be getting out and getting active…and we LOVE it!!! Running, swimming, biking, hiking, soccer, baseball, soccer, softball…the list goes on and on. With all of… read more