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Fast Facts About Shin Splints

Shin splints are one of the most common types of injury to the leg. While it’s most commonly found among runners, it can also occur in other sports and activities that involve a lot of running, such as: basketball, track & field, and soccer. 3 Facts About Shin Splints #1 – Repetitive stress is a […]

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Spring Exercise-Related Injuries

As the temperatures rise, so does the impulse to get outside and exercise. Dr. Curt Hanson of Wake Orthopaedics talks to WRAL about gradually increasing your intensity to prevent exercise-related injuries.  Any change in how or where you exercise should be done with caution. The body can become accustomed to the controlled environment of the […]

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Coaches, Check Out Valuable Concussion App

It seems that there’s an app for everything these days – from personal finance to dieting, directions, games, you name it.  Well now, there is even an app available to coaches, athletic trainers and parents who have players on the field to rule out concussion.  A concussion can be very serious, resulting in permanent brain […]

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