Sports Medicine

Home workout machines you’ll really use | Health Beat – Health Article

Before making a big investment in exercise equipment that may gather dust, first consider less expensive options for a quality home workout. (For Spectrum Health Beat) Between diminishing daylight and slippery sidewalks, it’s tempting to think that the right home exercise machine will keep us fit all through the gloomy season. If only. “It’s easy to go out and spend thousands of dollars on equipment, but often, it just sits and collects dust,” said Jodi George, DPT, a physical therapist…

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Common Tennis Injuries and How to Prevent Them – Health Article

By Thomas Starnes, MD Playing tennis is not only fun, but it’s a great way to exercise. Like with all forms of exercise, you have to be careful not to hurt yourself. Here are some tips to help you prevent injuries while you’re on the court. Tennis Elbow Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) is an overuse injury of the common extensor tendon, the connection between your elbow and the forearm muscles that help you hit a powerful backhand.You can help to…

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