Blog Articles at Kai Sports Medicine in Little Silver, NJ
What Every Parent Should Know About Young Athletes and Concussions
It seems that every season in the NFL, a new concussion controversy arises. This year, Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa suffered concussions in back-to-back games. There was outrage across the league over the fact that Tagovailoa resumed play after the first concussion and then started the next game five days later, suffering the same injury.
Strength and Stretching Exercises That Support Your Shoulder
Can you think of a health problem that affects about one-fourth of adults at any given time? If you guessed shoulder pain, you’re correct. Studies have shown that shoulder pain is one of the most common regional pain syndromes, affecting 18%-26% of adults at any point in time.
How to Prevent Rotator Cuff Tears
They’re the words no baseball fan wants to hear about the star pitcher: “He has a rotator cuff injury.” Problems with the rotator cuff — which affect all baseball players but most frequently in pitchers — are extremely common in a sport that sees players use their shoulders in throwing and batting motions.
6 Signs of a Concussion
Although concussions can happen both on and off sports fields, they are a common sports injury, affecting up to 3 million athletes each year. Concussions are so prevalent that they’ve been named a silent epidemic.