In many cases, tennis elbow can be treated non-surgically. Rest and physical therapy are essential to reduce pain and improve elbow function.
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Some people are more prone to PCL tears. Understanding risk factors and taking precautions can prevent posterior cruciate ligament injuries.
High-elevation training helps athletes improve endurance and enhance performance. Exercising in a low-oxygen setting offers many competitive benefits.
Athletic injuries are part of playing sports, with hernias occurring frequently. Swelling and discomfort are often signs that surgery is needed.
De Quervain's tenosynovitis affects the thumb and wrist and causes pain and swelling. There are many risk factors that can be managed.
Elbow fractures are common when basketball players suffer a fall. In many cases, weeks of treatment are required before returning to the court.
An ankle stress fracture can happen to long-distance runners, requiring therapy or surgery. Several weeks of recovery are required before returning to running.
Muscle repair and recovery are critical after exercise. A diet made up of proteins, fats, carbohydrates, and minerals can optimize recovery.
A shoulder dislocation is treated with manual repositioning. Shoulder separation is mostly managed with non-surgical options.
Lower back sprains are usually managed conservatively. Back pain does not always require a doctor's visit unless symptoms persist.