Article - 3 Minute Read
July 12, 2015
Any type of physical activity or exercise comes with the risk of injury. Learn how proper form and technique can prevent unnecessary pain and injury.
Medically Reviewed by Sports Medicine
Categorized as: Fitness, Sports Medicine
Tagged with: exercise, injuries, injury, O, pain, rotator cuff injury, The Oprah Magazine, UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex, workout
Article - 2 Minute Read
December 24, 2014
The injuries Kevin McAllister inflicted on the villians of Home Alone would be much more severe than a few screams and burns as shown in the film. Learn mo
Medically Reviewed by Trauma & Emergency Medicine
Categorized as: Safety
Tagged with: burns, holidays, home alone, infographic, injuries, movie, safety, trauma
December 20, 2014
Learn more about how to prevent falls and when to seek help if you do by reviewing our easy tips, and check out our infographic to help handle falls.
Categorized as: Family Health, Safety
Tagged with: common injuries, fall prevention, Geriatric Services, infographic, injuries, medical mondays, tips, traumatic brain injury, UPMC Trauma Care System
July 22, 2014
Learn about functional movement assessments, which can help you stay injury free and can determine which exercise routines are best for you
Categorized as: Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine
Tagged with: functional movement assessment, functional movement screen, injuries, muscle weaknesses, Ron DeAngelo, UPMC Sports Medicine
July 1, 2014
Learn more about common injuries that occur among baseball and softball players, the cause of these injuries and how to prevent sports injuries.
Categorized as: Pediatrics, Sports Medicine
Tagged with: ankle sprain, baseball, Brian Hagan, elbow injuries, injuries, rotator cuff, shoulder injuries, tennis elbow, UPMC Sports Medicine
May 22, 2014
Whether you're an athlete or someone who enjoys fitness, learn more about stress fractures, how they are diagnosed, and find some tips for easy prevention.
Categorized as: Sports Medicine
Tagged with: Aaron Mares, common injuries, foot, injuries, injury, leg, MRI, stress fractures
May 14, 2014
Learn more about your bones and how they change over the course of a lifetime. Find some easy tips to keep your bones healthy.
Medically Reviewed by UPMC Orthopaedic Care
Categorized as: Orthopaedics
Tagged with: fracturing, injuries, injury, orthopaedic surgery, osteoporosis, Vitamin D