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What is an Athletic Trainer? (Definition, Education, and Job Description)

By:Kevin Asp January 11, 2019 athletic trainer


Athletic trainers are necessary for a variety of purposes related to injuries. Their roles involve preventing, examining, diagnosing, treating, and rehabbing various injuries and medical conditions related to participation in sports.

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Distal Radius Fracture: Signs, Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment Options

By:Kevin Asp October 15, 2018 distal radius fracture


Suffering from a broken wrist? Known as distal radius fractures, they make up at least twenty percent of the bone fracture injuries that come through the emergency room , according to the Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care. In addition, they are one of most common injury treated by an orthopedic specialist.

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What is Golfers Elbow? (Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment)

By:Kevin Asp September 13, 2018 tendonitis, golfers elbow


Golfer's elbow, also known as medial epicondylitis, is a common sports tendonitis injury where you experience pain at the point where your forearm muscle tendons attach to the inside of your elbow on the bony bump. The pain may radiate into your wrist and forearm.

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Swimmer's Shoulder: Signs, Symptoms, Stretches, and Treatment

By:Kevin Asp August 28, 2018

Your shoulder complex was made to accomplish the greatest range of motion while maintaining the most degrees of freedom of all the body's joint systems. Approximately, 90 percent of all swimmer's complaints they bring to their physiotherapist/osteopath or doctor are related to problems with their shoulders, and one of the most notable is a condition known as swimmer’s shoulder.

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