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Blog Posts in June, 2013

What Is a Stress Fracture?

Stress fractures are a type of overuse injury that commonly occur in athletes. Overuse, improper or ill-fitting equipment, and unfamiliar terrain can all contribute to the formation of a stress ...
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Playing It Safe on the Playground [INFOGRAPHIC]

A visit to the playground should be filled with fun and laughter, not accidents and orthopedic injuries. Unfortunately, playgrounds are places where kids are very prone to injury. Falling from jungle ...
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Stretches to Help You Prevent Ankle or Foot Fractures

Fractures of the ankle or foot can leave you on the sidelines, preventing you from participating in the activities you love. Taking a few moments to include dynamic ankle stretches in your warm up is ...
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Runner's Tips for Healthy Knees, Ankles, and Hips

Runners require top performance from their feet, ankles, knees, and hips. However, these areas of the body are also at the highest risk for injury during an activity such as running. Able Orthopedic ...
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Tips for Young Athletes

Did you know that younger athletes are at a greater risk of getting injured because their bodies are still growing? Results of overdoing a sports injury can include injuries that may lead to long-term ...
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What Are the Consequences of Living a Sedentary Lifestyle?

Your body’s musculoskeletal system provides support and allows you to stand, walk, and play. However, without regular use your muscles and bones can atrophy, leading to pain and increased risk ...
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