Golf has become a popular and competitive sport for kids. But, like many other sports, golf puts kids at risk of specific types of injuries. Dr. Sanj Kakar, a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon, says overuse injuries are common on the golf course. He offers tips on how parents can help keep their kids healthy and injury-free on the fairway. Watch below: The Mayo Clinic Minute
Want to improve your golf or tennis swing? You can improve it with one simple twist. Remember, strong obliques help stabilize your trunk on the court, the course and beyond. Watch: "Core obliques improve your swing:" Source: Mayo Clinic News Network
If you love outdoor running season, think about how to prevent injuries. As many as half of all runners suffer some form of an injury every year. Learn the steps you can take to stay strong and pain-free mile after mile. Watch: 11 ways to outwit most common running injuries. Source: Mayo Clinic News Network
(BPT) - Weekend warriors are enjoying golf, tennis and jogging in record numbers. While many will continue to enjoy these leisure activities pain-free well into their senior years, increasing numbers face the prospect of surgery for bone, joint and muscle injuries. In fact, more than 50 million adults over 18 have doctor-diagnosed arthritis, and one in two adults are affected by conditions and injuries affecting bones, joint and muscles.
(BPT) - While the global protein category is nearing $6 billion annually, there are many conflicting theories and reports about the best combination of ingredients for success as it relates to building muscle. In addition, many consumers are easily confused by the wide variety of products available to them at any given time.