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The Truth Behind ACL Recovery: Why It’s a Lifelong Process

Now that you have completed the return-to-play process after ACL surgery, it’s time to talk about life after recovery from an ACL tear. Should you be concerned about a possible reinjury? Are you at risk for early onset of arthritis? What type of things can be done to prevent those conditions? It’s natural to have …

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Phase IV ACL Recovery: Returning to Play After ACL Surgery

Congratulations – you’ve made it to the end of your ACL rehab! Phase IV is the last stage before you officially get back on the field, and most would consider it to be the best part of the process. Not only is this stage full of sport-specific activities, but it’s also a great confidence booster …

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Phase III ACL Recovery: How to Return to Running After ACL Surgery

At this stage, you’re probably itching to get back to your normal routine, and rightly so. It’s been a long 12+ weeks, but the end is in sight! For the next two months, your ACL recovery will be focused on “the fun stuff.” Things like sport-specific movements, agility, and plyometric activities will slowly be incorporated …

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4 Things You Should be Doing During Recovery from an ACL Tear

ACL recovery is an extremely physical process that involves months of rehabilitation. But that’s not all there is to it. Though it’s a long road to recovery, it’s possible to have a great outlook with the right tools to help you bounce back after ACL surgery. As you’re well aware, the main goals of ACL …

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Stay Active on the Golf Course by Avoiding These Common Injuries

When it comes to golf, most people assume it to be a slow-paced, low-impact sport. While they’re not wrong, this doesn’t mean that golfers are free from the prospect of injury. Though sometimes inevitable, having a general understanding of common golf injuries can prevent problems from happening and provide you with ideas for sport-specific training …

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Truths Behind ACL Injury: Facts You Didn’t Know

ACL tears are one of the most recognized injuries in sports and athletics, and not for a good reason. Many are aware of the devastating consequences that come from ACL injuries, from surgery to missed games. Add to that several months of rehabilitation and recovery, and it’s easy to see why these athletes with ACL …

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How to Avoid Tommy John’s Surgery & Baseball Injuries: Tips from an Expert

Staff at Myokinetix spoke with an expert on elbow and shoulder injuries of throwing athletes, Frank Alexander. He is also a part of the NY Yankees working alongside their team physician. These are some tips he shared with us! How to Avoid Tommy John Surgery & Baseball Injuries 1. Teach your kids about the dangers …

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Why Does My Hip Hurt? Deciphering Hip Pain in Athletes

Have you ever wondered what type of injury can sideline an athlete? From knee blowouts to Achilles tendon tears, the lower body plays a huge role in almost every sport imaginable. It should not come as a surprise, then, that hip injuries can be equally devastating. The hip is a large joint that plays multiple …

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8 Most Common Running Injuries and Prevention Tips

Between training for a marathon or a form of stress management, running is loved by many and is considered to be a staple when it comes to working out. And, not to mention, it’s free to get started. But running has its downsides, too. There are a variety of muscles that work together while running …

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Understanding Frozen Shoulder With Dr. Claudia Ginsberg

Today’s blog is based on a conversation that Dr.Natty had on the Myokinetix podcast with Dr. Claudia Ginsburg of Tri-County Orthopedics. Dr. Ginsberg is an expert in the non-operative treatment of musculoskeletal injuries. She received her undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College and attended medical school at Cornell University. Currently, she’s a team physician for a …

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