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Why Go to a Sports Medicine Specialist?

Why Go to a Sports Medicine Specialist?

by Stephanie Meadows
With the kind of physical demand placed on the body during playing sports, athletes tend to have an elevated risk for injury. Whether you experience an injury from an accident, competitive sports, or from a demanding training regimen, almost every athlete—amateur, or professional—will need medical assistance from a trained professional at some point during their active life.

The Importance of Exercise Conditioning Programs after Surgery

The Importance of Exercise Conditioning Programs after Surgery

by Shearly (SU)
When you have just undergone surgery, the last thing you probably want to do is to start exercising and conditioning the affected area. The simple fact is, however, that it is precisely what your body needs to help you heal. Exercise and activity are necessary to properly regain lost function and range of motion, and to help reduce the possibility of re-injuries caused by weakened tissues. The importance of monitored, careful exercise conditioning programs after surgery are hard to overstate. That is to say, it’s a big deal.