From the desk of our own physician athlete, Shelley McDonald, MD:

July Newsletter PicSports injuries generally occur for two different reasons: trauma or overuse.  Traumatic injuries are usually obvious, like when an athlete falls on his or her knee and the force is too much for the muscles, joints or bones to absorb.   Overuse injuries are actually more common and occur when the body is pushed past its current physical limits of conditioning, causing a gradual breakdown of body structures.

Read more in our July Newsletter.

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