Navigation Links
Tips to Avoid Student Athlete Injuries This Fall
Date:9/17/2013

Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) September 17, 2013

With the start of the fall season, thousands of student athletes in California will be taking to the field for the love of the game, to support their schools, and for the challenge of competition. All of these athletes are at risk for injuries whether in preparation for or during an athletic event.

“Foot and ankle injuries are common in sports, especially football, cross-country, tennis, soccer, and volleyball. I see many high school athletes throughout their competitive seasons who have suffered from ankle sprains, stress fractures, and various tendinopathies,” said L. Marie Keplinger, DPM, a podiatric surgeon practicing in Fullerton, CA.

“These injuries can sideline an athlete for all or part of a season, depending on the severity. Athletes and sports enthusiasts alike can decrease the risk of injury by taking some simple precautions,” Dr. Keplinger continued.

Each sport carries its own inherent risks, but if these simple precautions are followed, an athlete can reduce his/her chance of becoming injured and losing valuable playing time. The following CPMA recommended precautions are important to implement for the health of any athlete:

? Warm up prior to any sports activity.
Do a slow jog for two to three minutes to warm up the muscles prior to lightly stretching. Be careful not to force the stretch.

? Condition for the sport.
The amount of time spent on the activity should be increased gradually over a period of weeks to build both muscle strength and joint mobility. Cross training by participating in different activities can help strengthen muscle.

? Choose athletic shoes specifically for individual foot type.
Shoes should provide adequate cushioning of the insole, and a built-in arch. It should be flexible enough to bend where the foot bends - at the ball of the foot, not in the middle of the shoe. The heel and h
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Avoid Dehydration Fatigue on Summer Automobile Trips
2. Diet Doc Announces Improved Medical Diet Plans That Help Patients Avoid Excess Weight Gain, Now Found to Possibly be Caused by Antidepressant Medication
3. Diet Doc Medical Weight Loss Plans Introduces New Vitamin B12 Cream, a Convenient Method to Avoid a Dangerous B12 Deficiency
4. Go Ahead, Make My Day... Dr. Bonnie Gives Tips on How to Avoid an Eastwood Fallout
5. Virtual Doctors Help Men Avoid Rising Medical Health Insurance Deductibles With New, Male Orientated Doctor Health Service.
6. Diet Doc Announces New Healthy Diet Plans to Generate Fast Weight Loss Now Found to Help Americans Avoid Complications of the Flu Virus
7. Mold Threatens to Delay Pennsylvania School Opening, My Cleaning Products Introduces a Prompt Mold Removal Tip to Avoid Fungus' Worse Effects
8. Diet Doc Medical Weight Loss Plans Issues New Advice For Patients Looking to Avoid Long Term Health Risks Associated With New FDA Approved Diet Pills
9. Nasal Polyps Treatment Miracle Review Exposes Manuel Richard’s Tips To Avoid Surgery
10. Lilysilk.com Introduces a Good Way for Teenagers to Avoid Acne
11. Register to Download the Merrill DataSite's White Paper: The Seven Critical M&A Transaction Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/21/2015)... California (PRWEB) April 21, 2015 On ... Movie Awards” EcoLuxe Lounge at the world famous Avalon ... of sustainable product placement in TV and film, the ... makes appearances at many awards ceremonies and festivals throughout ... top providers of eco-friendly and socially conscious products and ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... PA (PRWEB) April 21, 2015 This ... & Related Skin Types, Inc.® (FIRST) will publish a ... The campaign will run throughout the month of May ... It Matters to Someone." The positioning was chosen ... this rare skin disorder and to help support our ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... Maryland (PRWEB) April 21, 2015 Approximately ... according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). On ... rays and cigarette smoke increase the level of toxins ... the body eliminate these harmful toxins is to increase ... broccoli boasts the highest level of glucoraphanin – a ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... As a provider of holistic, result-driven treatment ... rehabilitation strategy, which involves various treatment modalities, produces a ... effort to offer hope and encouragement to those who ... Drug Rehabilitation has featured a series of stories that ... of their recovery program. , One of those ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... April 21, 2015 Zane Benefits, the ... announced today the publication of a new guide “Health ... brought changes to the health insurance industry, including how ... owners to question what is permitted when implementing an ... business owners determine which HRAs are compliant this year. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Hollywood's Santana Dempsey and Choices Recovery South Bend Examine Victory over Personal Struggles 2Health News:May is Ichthyosis Awareness Month. Use Your Voice. 2Health News:New Survey Shows Americans Are Cooking the Health Out of Broccoli 2Health News:New Survey Shows Americans Are Cooking the Health Out of Broccoli 3Health News:Best Drug Rehabilitation Graduate Discusses Making Amends and Rebuilding Relationships 2
... The Sarah Cannon Cancer Center (SCCC) at Centennial Medical Center ... in the battle against cancer. The Sarah Cannon Cancer Center ... to offer image-guided robotic stereotactic radiosurgery. , , ... on its promise to provide the highest quality, most advanced ...
... June 12 In light of the World Health Organization ... scale, Aon Corporation (NYSE: AOC ) today ... director of Aon Healthcare ,s alternative risk practice: , ... the H1N1 virus has achieved sustained community transmission in ...
... RNs Working at Six Major U.S. Hospitals Eligible for ... LAKE CITY, June 12 Western Governors University ... new program for nurses working at partner hospitals, the ... Cedar-Sinai Hospital, Tenet Healthcare, Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), ...
... solutions that address health care access, quality and cost , ... Affairs today unveiled a series of six studies examining ... papers were released at a forum presented by Health ... (CCNA) that featured a lively discussion among policy-makers, nursing leaders ...
... visionary act intended to have a transformative impact, former Texas ... unprecedented $100 million gift for UT Southwestern Medical Center. This ... was given through the Southwestern Medical Foundation, which supports the ... , "To those who may have questioned the prospects for ...
... are involved, study finds , FRIDAY, June 12 (HealthDay ... an incurable genetic disease isn,t worry enough, people with ... against by insurance companies, relatives and in social settings, ... colleagues at the University of British Columbia surveyed 233 ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:New Treatment Option at The Sarah Cannon Cancer Center Provides Hope for Inoperable Tumors 2Health News:New Treatment Option at The Sarah Cannon Cancer Center Provides Hope for Inoperable Tumors 3Health News:No Time for Complacency in Pandemic Planning: Aon 2Health News:No Time for Complacency in Pandemic Planning: Aon 3Health News:Western Governors University Offers Special Nursing Scholarships for Employees of Hospital Partners 2Health News:Western Governors University Offers Special Nursing Scholarships for Employees of Hospital Partners 3Health News:New Studies Show Nursing Workforce Critical to Success of Health Reform 2Health News:New Studies Show Nursing Workforce Critical to Success of Health Reform 3Health News:New Studies Show Nursing Workforce Critical to Success of Health Reform 4Health News:New Studies Show Nursing Workforce Critical to Success of Health Reform 5Health News:New Studies Show Nursing Workforce Critical to Success of Health Reform 6Health News:Former Gov. Bill Clements Makes Historic Gift to UT Southwestern With $100 Million 'Transformative' Contribution 2Health News:Former Gov. Bill Clements Makes Historic Gift to UT Southwestern With $100 Million 'Transformative' Contribution 3Health News:Former Gov. Bill Clements Makes Historic Gift to UT Southwestern With $100 Million 'Transformative' Contribution 4Health News:People With Huntington's Report Discrimination 2Health News:People With Huntington's Report Discrimination 3
(Date:4/21/2015)... N.Y. , April 21, 2015  Lincoln Computer ... local community and the donations keep coming! LCS donated ... and Dad Alzheimer,s program started by Hebrew Home at ... Good Morning Mom and Dad is a ... help Alzheimer,s residents who are sometimes agitated in the ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... April 21, 2015 ... achieved dazzling export-led growth in just 4 years. ... its part in winning the Queen,s Award for ... to Oxford PharmaGenesis. As part of the world,s ... clients bring new medicines to the world in ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... April 21, 2015  Direct contracting continues to ... aptitude marks its second anniversary.  With over $150M ... single hospital entities, large integrated delivery systems (IDN) ... cover medical surgical items, clinical preference products and ... effective - complementary contracting strategy, aptitude seeks to ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Lincoln Continues Support of the Community: Donates 10 Laptops for Alzheimer's Program 2Queen's Award Crowns Achievements of Fast-growing London Consultancy 2Queen's Award Crowns Achievements of Fast-growing London Consultancy 3Queen's Award Crowns Achievements of Fast-growing London Consultancy 4Queen's Award Crowns Achievements of Fast-growing London Consultancy 5Healthcare's first direct contracting market celebrates second anniversary 2
... 2011 NxStage® Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTM ... announced that its Chief Executive Officer, Jeffrey H. Burbank, ... Voice of New England Innovation, 2011 All-Stars Awards. The ... New England,s innovation economy. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110503/MM94799LOGO) ...
... Ventana Medical Systems , Inc., (Ventana) a member of the Roche ... efficiency and throughput in today,s anatomic pathology laboratories. The new product ... annual meeting on Sept. 11, 2011, at 12:12 ... The real promise associated with the transition to ...
Cached Medicine Technology:NxStage Medical Founder and CEO Jeffrey Burbank Honored With Mass High Tech All-Star Award 2NxStage Medical Founder and CEO Jeffrey Burbank Honored With Mass High Tech All-Star Award 3NxStage Medical Founder and CEO Jeffrey Burbank Honored With Mass High Tech All-Star Award 4Innovative Digital Pathology Solutions to be Unveiled at CAP '11 2
... a simple, effective screening test which is used ... sugar) levels which are often a warning sign ... test which requires a single drop of blood ... was shown in clinical trials to be 94 ...
The Lifestream Plus Cholesterol Monitor provides you with a comprehensive tool to help you monitor your cholesterol as part of your wellness program....
CardioChek™ PA Portable Whole Blood Test System...
... Accustrip Strep A(ll) Test is ... for the rapid, qualitative detection ... from throat swabs. The test ... an aid in the diagnosis ...
Medicine Products: