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Common Knee Injuries: What You “Knee-d” to Know

It’s Pain Awareness Month, and one of the most common areas we feel that pain is our knees. But, how much do you know about knee injuries and how to protect the largest joint in your body from injury? Your knees play a critical role in keeping you flexible and mobile, but unfortunately, they are […]

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Looking cool can hurt. How to help your kids avoid backpack pain

Back to school shopping can be a pain. But as your kids look for that perfect school bag, make sure it won’t lead to their own back pain down the road. Compared to messenger bags, totes and purses, backpacks are the best alternative for carrying books and papers home from school. They also take advantage […]

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Preventing Sports-Related Injuries Before They Happen

The first rule to preventing injuries is to realize they are going to happen, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t precautions you can take to keep injuries at bay. The first tip is to stretch and warm up. It is incredibly important to get your body ready to go for a game. Warming up increases […]

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The Incredible Teen Hulk

Super Bowl Sunday is the one time of year that I can actually sit down and watch an entire football game.  Correction.  The background noise is actually the football game and when I say watch an entire game, I really mean glance at the tv every so often and shout an occasional “wahoo” or “bad […]

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