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3 Tips to Help Injured Athletes Recover Mentally

All athletes at some point experience an injury. The great majority eventually heal physically, but the mental state of an injured athlete can be ...

ACL Injury Recovery in 4 Phases

You don't even need to say all three letters. A torn ACL is an injury so devastating, we abbreviate it, calling it just "A." Tear this tenuous kne...

Adrian Peterson Used Wii Fit to Rehab His Knee

When Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson tore both his ACL and MCL toward the end of the 2011 football season, few observers thought he...

Shoulder Stabilizing Exercises to Strengthen Your Rotator Cuff

Rehabbing a rotator cuff injury often consists of completing set after mind-numbing set of shoulder external and internal rotation exercises. As an a...

3 Exercises to Alleviate Low-Back Pain

If you are dealing with low-back pain, it's time to take action. Whether the pain is only moderately bothersome or completely debilitating, it's tim...

How Runners Should React to Hip Pain

Runners need to be constantly aware of their bodies. In particular, these high-impact athletes need to watch how their bodies adapt to extra mileage...

Prevention of and Recovery from Baseball Oblique Sprains

What do MLB players Alex Rodriguez, Evan Longoria, Delmon Young, Curtis Granderson, J.A. Happ, Jair Jurrjens and Ryan Zimmerman have in common? T...

Applied Sports Psychology for Injury Recovery

You didn't have to follow this year's NCAA Basketball Tournament to be aware of Kevin Ware's gruesome injury. But not only did Ware remain mentally ...

The Challenges of Returning From an Injury

Returning from an injury is a grueling process that can be physically and mentally challenging. A great example is Derrick Rose's long-awaited retur...

9 Tips to Recover from Surgery Faster

If you're currently recovering from athletic surgery, you're probably itching to get past rehab and back to playing your sport. Following your docto...

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