Navigation Links
Loyola’s Tips On How to Avoid Basketball Injuries During March Madnes

Dr. Pietro Tonino, chief, sports medicine division, Loyola University Health System, Maywood, Ill has noted that during the excitement of March Madness, the explosion of the NCAA Tournament // on the television screens turns even the most avid couch potato into a basketball freak, but it is important to prevent injuring oneself even as you enjoy the slam dunk.

“Knee injuries can be especially painful and require months of rehabilitation, so it’s best to prevent them in the first place,” said Tonino, assistant professor of orthopedic surgery, department of orthopedic surgery and rehabilitation, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Ill. “Teens, weekend warriors and couch potatoes especially need proper training and conditioning to avoid basketball injuries. Although even experienced players can sustain a basketball injury, newcomers to the game particularly are at risk. Many injuries can be prevented by being physically fit and knowing and playing by the rules of the game.” Tonino said that one of the most common injuries is a tear of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), which joins the "shinbone lower leg) with the back of the thighbone (upper leg)." 70 percent of ACL injuries and non-contact and only 30 percent involve collision. “The ACL helps a person bend their knee, squat and jump,” said Tonino. “The ACL can be sprained or ruptured in sports where the athlete jumps, lands, twists, pivots or suddenly stops. Such sports include basketball, running, soccer, football, volleyball and skiing.” He added that jumping with knees locked together was another way the ACL tear could occur, “Preventing ACL tears is worth the time required for training and exercise,” said Tonino. “An ACL injury can be surgically repaired, but recovery and rehabilitation takes the athlete out of the game for months.” For more information, visit http://www.luhs.org. To make an appointment with Tonino, call 70-327-1000.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Avoid sudden death by quick cooling
2. Avoid stress to have strong babies
3. Avoid travel to Toronto - WHO
4. Risky Drugs To Be Avoided In The Elderly
5. Avoiding Drugs During Pregnancy
6. Avoid Coffee Before Undergoing PET/ CT scans
7. Top Ten Super Food Items That Can Help In Avoiding Cancer
8. Top Ten Super Food Items That Can Help In Avoiding Cancer
9. Smokers Avoid Dental Care More Than Others
10. Combination Therapy To Avoid Prostate Cancer Recurrence
11. Another Feather In The Garlic Cap: Helpful In Avoiding Breast Cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Loyola Tips How Avoid Basketball Injuries During March Madnes

(Date:10/22/2014)... Maureen Salamon HealthDay Reporter ... of conventional in vitro fertilization (IVF) -- the incubation of ... in a device inside the vagina, new research suggests. ... device, called an INVOcell, might sharply cut costs for pricey ... technology more accessible to those who don,t live near big-city ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter ... was diagnosed with Ebola while working for NBC News ... leave the special isolation unit at Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, ... hospital said Tuesday. A blood test confirmed by the U.S. ... can head home to Providence, R.I., NBC News reported ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... PA (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Allegheny ... minimally-invasive procedure that enables physicians to repair a damaged ... The MitraClip system, developed by Abbott ... (MR), a progressive and life-threatening condition in which the ... blood to flow backward from the heart’s left ventricle ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... 2014 Women’s health specialist, Dr. Amber ... Gynecology of Columbus, Inc., A Division of MaternOhio Clinical ... more than 100,000 patients annually. Dr. Murphy will provide ... stages of a women’s life. She is accepting new ... Westerville and Dublin. , Dr. Murphy offers a wide ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... October 20, 2014 Zereana Jess-Huff, a 34-year-old ... Maryland 2014 on a platform to think outside the bra. ... uses her position to raise awareness about women’s other lady ... breast cancer. You say the color pink and everybody knows ... for a fact that it has not been won when ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Experimental Infertility Treatment Seems Effective, Cheaper 2Health News:Experimental Infertility Treatment Seems Effective, Cheaper 3Health News:Experimental Infertility Treatment Seems Effective, Cheaper 4Health News:U.S. Cameraman Treated for Ebola 'Free' of the Virus 2Health News:U.S. Cameraman Treated for Ebola 'Free' of the Virus 3Health News:Allegheny General Hospital Introduces New, Beating-Heart Procedure for Mitral Valve Repair 2Health News:Allegheny General Hospital Introduces New, Beating-Heart Procedure for Mitral Valve Repair 3Health News:OhioHealth Welcomes New Women’s Health Specialist to MaternOhio Specialists in Obstetrics & Gynecology of Columbus, Inc. 2Health News:OhioHealth Welcomes New Women’s Health Specialist to MaternOhio Specialists in Obstetrics & Gynecology of Columbus, Inc. 3Health News:Ovarian Cancer Survivor Mrs. Maryland Urges Media to Think Outside the Bra 2Health News:Ovarian Cancer Survivor Mrs. Maryland Urges Media to Think Outside the Bra 3
... have found that more lizard families than assumed till ... pets. // , The researchers, writing in the ... the symptoms like pain and swelling from lizard bites, ... on bits of meat left between their teeth from ...
... possibility that western diets can raise heart diseases risk The ... UK research finds.// ,The study found people moving from ... heart disease and many risk factors such as high blood ... immigrants than their counterparts in their home country., ,Researchers ...
... published in this week’s Australian Medical Journal (AMA) has found ... greater risk of complications if they choose to deliver naturally ... The study has found women who ... can cause uterine ruptures during birth, post-partum bleeding, infection and ...
... and healthier than those that are not. A new ... intolerance, known as celiac disease”// ,CD, also known ... is believed to result from the activation of both ... exposure to glutens (prolamins and glutenins) found in wheat, ...
... report published in the Chemistry and Industry magazine says ... mosquitoes that transmit malaria, dengue and other related illnesses. ... in about 23 diseases and this species was detected ... may spread in Europe. These mosquitoes were detected in ...
... promise is being tried in the Asia Pacific region, says ... completed in the US and further testing on a few ... next year, Dr. Hans L. Bock told the Straits Times. ... available fast, given that this is an issue of major ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:More Lizards, Including Pets, Found Venomous 2Health News:Breastfeeding: A Boon For Cealiac Disease 2
(Date:10/20/2014)... octubre de 2014  PneumRx, Inc. ( www.pneumrx.com ... pulmonología intervencional, anunció hoy la conclusión de la ... antes de lo programado. El Estudio Clínico RENEW es ... investigación (IDE) aprobada por la FDA (Administración de ... de reducción de volumen pulmonar PneumRx RePneu, un ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... DIEGO , Oct. 20, 2014  ResMed ... availability of the ResMed Data Exchange program, a ... home medical equipment (HME) and other health care ... timely, secure access to critical patient information. It ... ResMed,s AirView™ and U-Sleep™ patient management platforms with ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... SAN DIEGO , Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... development of therapeutic antibodies, today announced the appointment ... Development Officer. Dr. Londei will lead the preclinical ... "We are pleased to welcome ... Hamza Suria , President and Chief Executive ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:PneumRx concluye inscripción en prueba fundamental RENEW 2PneumRx concluye inscripción en prueba fundamental RENEW 3ResMed Launches ResMed Data Exchange 2AnaptysBio Appoints Dr. Marco Londei to Newly Created Chief Development Officer Position Clinical Immunologist to Lead AnaptysBio's Pipeline Advancement 2
... Company (NYSE: PG ) today announced that three ... (SEAP). The new members are: Caroline Hermans, ... Howard Frumkin – Dean, School of the Public Health at ... California Environmental Protection Agency "With key ...
... Fujirebio Diagnostics, Inc., today announced that the U.S. Food and ... CYFRA 21-1™ EIA assay to monitor disease progression during the ... is the first biomarker assay kit to be cleared by ... cancer. "The clearance of the CYFRA 21-1 assay ...
Cached Medicine Technology:P&G Welcomes New Members to U.S. Sustainability Expert Advisory Panel 2P&G Welcomes New Members to U.S. Sustainability Expert Advisory Panel 3Fujirebio Diagnostics, Inc. Receives FDA 510 (k) Clearance for First Biomarker to Monitor Lung Cancer 2
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
Medicine Products: