A new study has tackled the subtle, but no less important topic of baseball pitching stressors on the glenohumeral joint. According to the study authors, “Long-term pitching activity changes the stress distribution across the glenohumeral joint surface; however, the influence of competitive level on stress-distribution patterns remains unclear.”
Whether you should walk and how much you should walk are questions to discuss with your doctor or physical therapist. The general view now is that movement and activity are a good thing for people with sciatica, as long as you walk correctly and are not increasing pain.
Tens of thousands of athletes visit the emergency room each year because of gymnastics injuries. Sports medicine specialist Marie Schaefer, MD, explains how gymnasts can make the most of their recovery and get back on the mat sooner.
Every athlete wants an answer to the million-dollar question: “How can I avoid tearing my ACL?” “Proper form can help athletes avoid this serious injury,” says orthopaedic surgeon.
Sometimes, a person’s muscles may feel tight and rigid. In some cases, muscle tightness and rigidity may come with other symptoms, such as muscle pain, muscle spasms, or reduced mobility.