Article - 2 Minute Read
July 25, 2014
Although walking is an effective lifelong workout option, it sometimes results in injury. Use these tips to avoid injury.
Medically Reviewed by Sports Medicine
Categorized as: Fitness, Sports Medicine
Tagged with: aches, exercise, fitness, injury, plantar fasciitis, runner's knee, shin splints, sports medicine, sprains, strains, stress fracture, walking
Article - 5 Minute Read
May 22, 2014
Stress fractures are some of the most common injuries that occur in athletes. Discover tips to prevent stress fractures.
Categorized as: Sports Medicine
Tagged with: Aaron Mares, common injuries, foot, injuries, injury, leg, MRI, stress fractures
Article - 1 Minute Read
May 16, 2014
Learn more about proper lifting techniques that will help protect your back against pain and injury. These tips will be helpful when lifting any object.
Medically Reviewed by UPMC Rehabilitation Institute
Categorized as: Fitness, Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine
Tagged with: back injury, back pain, Brian Caricato DPT, how to lift, injury, lifting, lifting techniques, rehabilitation
Article - 3 Minute Read
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
May 10, 2014
Learn about the importance of sports physicals (PPE), the components of an exam, and how they maintain your child's safety through their love of the game.
Tagged with: abdominal mass, cardiovascular history, concussion, elbow dislocation, femur fracture, fever, general exam, heart conditions, injury, injury history, irregular heart beat, knee instability, medical history, PPE, sports physical, vitals signs
April 30, 2014
Concussions are brain injuries that require the body to rest to heal properly. Learn more about concussions, and academic accommodations for students.
Categorized as: Neurosurgery and Brain Health, Sports Medicine
Tagged with: concussion, concussion myths, headaches, injury, Jonathan French PsyD, sports medicine, UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program
April 8, 2014
Your recovery time for sprains and strains is determined by many factors. Learn more about the signs of a full sprain or strain recovery.
Categorized as: Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine
Tagged with: injury, pain, painful injuries, physical therapy, sprains, strains, Trevor Delaney
March 10, 2014
Sprains and strains are common injuries that may require medical attention. Learn more about the physical therapy process for your sprain or strain.
Tagged with: injury, pain, physical therapy, RICE, sprain, strain, Trevor Delaney DPT