Injury Recovery Articles

No athlete wants to be injured, but if you suffer a setback, it's crucial that you approach recovery the right way. We've got tips on how to rehab an injury, supplements you can take to speed the process, and motivational quotes and tips from pros who have suffered through their own injuries. Don't just sit on the sideline—let STACK help prepare you to get back in the game.

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How to Fix a Jammed Finger

A jammed finger is a common injury that frequently affects athletes who regularly catch balls, but it can happen to anyone—even in the comfort of yo...

An Athlete's Guide to Stress Fractures

There's hardly a competitive athlete out there who's never suffered a stress fracture and that goes double for female athletes. But what's the deal with...

3 Exercises to Recover From a Sports Hernia

A sports hernia refers to a muscle or tendon injury in your lower abdominal or groin region. It's a painful injury frequently affecting athletes in sp...

A College Basketball Player's Inspiring First-Hand Account of His ACL Injury, Rehabilitation and Return to the Court

Going into my senior year of high school I had just completed a grueling summer of basketball filled with camps, workouts, lifts, practices and AAU to...

2 Strategies for Preventing and Diagnosing Overtraining

In the demanding world of athletics, injuries and lengthy recovery times are often unavoidable. How, then, can the aspiring athlete minimize the time...

Don't Foam Roll Your IT Band. Do This Instead.

Have you ever foam rolled your IT band to relieve knee pain, hip pain or general discomfort in your upper leg? If so, you're not alone. Foam rolling t...

5 NFL Stars Reveal How They Came Back Faster, Stronger And Better Following ACL Surgery

Tearing an ACL can feel like a football player's worst nightmare. All that blood, sweat and tears you put into your game are gone in an instant. No...

How to Treat the Nagging Groin Pain Known as Pectineus Muscle Soreness

Prevention and Recovery Tips for Common Pectineus Muscle Soreness By Jim Carpentier, CSCS A common complaint from athletes in many sports is pectineus...

3 Sport Psychology Hacks That Can Help Prevent Injuries

Adrienne Langelier, MA Sport Psychology Consultant April 2017 Injuries are painful. Injuries are unfortunate. Injuries never happen at a good time....

The TheraGun: The Recovery Tool Athletes Actually Like Using

The recovery tool that's taking the sports world by storm looks like an electric drill. It works like one, too. Press the button and it whirs t...

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