Rashad Johnson Fingertip

Although sports injuries are common among football players, this contact sport is most often associated with impact and joint injuries, rather than loss of limb. However, during a game in 2003, Arizona Cardinals safety Rashad Johnson experienced an unexplained injury…Read More

Designing a Golf Swing to Save You from Back Pain

Golf is a full-body physical activity that engages muscle groups in the legs, torso, and arms. In addition to torn muscles and ligaments, low back pain is another common complaint among new and experienced golfers alike. Back pain related to…Read More

NaVorro Bowman torn ACL

Torn ACLs are a common injury sustained by football players, who are vulnerable to blows to the knee while on the field. During the 2013 National Championship game, San Francisco 49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman learned about this type of injury…Read More

Exploding Ear

UFC fighting is a popular sport that is not without its commonplace injuries. However, a 2014 women’s Bantamweight fight between Leslie Smith and Jessica Eye took an unexpected and gruesome turn when a punch from Eye caused Smith’s ear to…Read More

Women’s Lacrosse Poses High Concussion Risk

Concussions are a type of traumatic brain injury, and they are common among contact sports. When an athlete is jarred or experiences a fall or hit, the brain can move back and forth within the confines of the hard skull,…Read More

The Golfer’s Guide to Injury Prevention

With the weather warming up outdoors, you might be excited to return to the golf course to play 18 holes while enjoying the beautiful scenery of springtime. Before you get back on the green, however, it can be helpful to…Read More

Designing a Warmup Routine to Prevent Lacrosse Injuries

Lacrosse is a physically-demanding sport that requires strength, flexibility, and coordination. Sports warmup routines aim to prepare the body for play by warming up the muscles and joints, as well as stimulating the nervous system for faster response times and…Read More

Anthony Conner from Louisville – Broken Neck

Football is well known as a sport that puts players at risk for a wide range of injuries, including ankle, knee, and hip injuries. However, studies have also found that football is one of the leading sports behind athlete neck…Read More