Rehab for the Injured Athlete: 8 Articles to Help Heal Common Injuries

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If you're like many athletes, you might have experienced an injury at one point or another. Here are some rehabilitative methods for a variety of problems, including shoulder, neck, ankle, tendon, elbow, and back injuries.


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How to Rehab Your Back Injury With Swimming, Not Surgery (Hannah Caldas)

When I was faced with back surgery, I used swimming instead to rehabilitate myself. I made a full recovery and research shows swimming is a great tool for back/spine injury rehab.



Ankle Injuries: The Secret to Preventing and Healing Them (Brandi Ross)

The ankle, when injured, loses its sense of proprioception quickly. The recovery can be tricky. Taking a global approach to rehabilitation leads to getting back to activity sooner and stronger.


3 Simple Ways to Heal a Stiff, Sore, or Injured Neck (Traver H. Boehm)

One of the most common martial arts injuries is cervical strain or sprain - meaning a sore, tight, or injured neck. Here are three simple ways you can help yourself heal.



Common Elbow Injuries and What To Do About Them (Brandi Ross)

Snap! Pop! That is a common sound heard and felt within an athlete's elbow. What goes less noticed, however, are the day-to-day aches and pains. What are they and how do you treat them?


Mental and Physical Rehab for Injured Shoulders (Willow Ryan)

How often have we heard or said the words, "I have a shoulder issue." Here are some tips for releasing your shoulder issues, including a yoga pose for healing and stretching.


How to Return to Training After a Low Back Injury (Lindsey Mathews)

You've injured your lower back and you want to get back to training. What is the best way to proceed? What will help you heal up well so you can continue training? Here's my advice as a doctor.


6 Steps to Heal Your Low Back Injury (Traver H. Boehm)

So you’ve done it, you pulled too hard with a rounded back on that last deadlift, or waited one second too long before tapping. You're a CrossFitter or BJJ with a hurt low back. Now what?


Promising New Research On Tendon Injury Treatment (Joshua Wortman)

New research into tendon injuries paves the way for better prediction, diagnosis, and treatment of what is potentially a career ending injury for many athletes.

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