32016Jul

Exercising for Bone Health

Why Is Exercise Important for Bone Health? Bone health follows the old adage “Use it or lose it”. Stressing bone through activity and exercise encourages it to increase its calcium content and grow stronger and more dense. A sedentary lifestyle has the opposite effect on bones. Inactivity causes the bone to lose calcium and get…

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142016Jun

Recovering from a Traumatic Shoulder Dislocation

What Structures Are Torn When The Shoulder Dislocates? The shoulder has the greatest range of motion of all the joints. The humeral head is a ball which sits in a shallow, relatively small cup shaped socket called the glenoid. The glenoid is made deeper by a rim of fibrocartilage called the labrum. Three main ligaments…

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32016Jun

Ankle Sprains: How to Speed Up Recovery

What Is An Ankle Sprain? A sprain is a stretch injury of the ligaments that support the ankle. The ligaments on the outside of the ankle are most commonly injured when the foot is turned inward on an awkward step. What Are The Symptoms Of An Ankle Sprain? The ankle is tender and swollen on…

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312016May

On-Field Evaluation of Athletes with Potential Head & Neck Injuries

The on-field evaluation of an athlete with head and/or neck injuries is critical in preventing potentially catastrophic problems. The appropriate care of these patients begins with a plan involving trainer, physicians, and emergency medical personnel. It is extremely important to have all necessary equipment available. This would include a spine board with straps, small garden…

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102014Jul

What are Elite Updates?

Welcome to the new Elite Sports Medicine Web site!  The Updates tab is where you can find out exciting news and updates about Elite Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation!  In addition you will find all media such as video clips and pictures here!

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