Tag: sports safety

Yoga for Overall Health

Looking for an activity that offers strengthening benefits and can boost your bone health? Yoga may be right for you. As long as proper injury prevention measures are followed and personal physical ability is taken into account, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons suggests that yoga offers the following benefits:… Read more »

Summer runFIT Running Clinic

Summer is officially here, and our popular runFIT running clinic is back July 11-Aug. 6! For this summer clinic, we’re offering eight sessions in just four weeks – combining indoor (Mondays) and outdoor instruction (Saturdays). Mondays will be reserved for indoor sessions in which you can expect to learn biomechanically correct running… Read more »

Summer Safety

Summer is right around the corner, and our team wants to help you stay safe and injury-free. Whether you’re planning on some leisurely pool time or spending more active time outdoors, the injury prevention tips below are essential for your summer adventures. Hitting the Trails Oregon and Washington are home… Read more »

Pitcher’s Elbow: Symptoms and Treatments

Elbow pain is a fairly common condition among baseball pitchers. Pitcher’s elbow usually presents as pain along the inside part of the elbow during, or after, throwing activity. This injury is usually caused by repetitive motion and stress at the elbow, resulting in pulling and stretching of the tendons and… Read more »

Proper Helmet Fitting for Sports Safety

An estimated 1.5 million head injuries occur each year in the U.S., along with an estimated 1.6 sports-related head traumatic brain injuries. Are you protecting your head? In honor of Brain Injury Awareness Month and National Athletic Training Month, we’re discussing an important piece of equipment for preventing head trauma:… Read more »