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Category Archives: Sports Injury

  1. Facts About Golf Injuries

    There are more than 27.8 million golfers in the United States. Although golf is generally considered a safe sport with a low risk of injury, there is still a risk. Learn more about the most common types of golf injuries and how to prevent them with this helpful graphic from the American Society for Surgery…

  2. What’s the Difference Between a Rupture and a Tear?

    Often mistakenly used interchangeably, it can be hard to differentiate between a tear or a rupture of a tendon, muscle, or ligament. However, it is important to understand that they are not the same but they do fall along a continuum of one another. Tears or ruptures to tendons, muscles or ligaments can affect virtually…

  3. Golfer’s Elbow: What You Need to Know

    What is Golfer’s Elbow? Golfer’s elbow is a common name for a medical term medial epicondylitis, a painful condition that occurs from repeated muscle contractions in the forearm that leads to inflammation and micro-tears in the tendons that attach to the medial epicondyle. The medial epicondyle is located at one end of the humerus, the…