Month: March 2019

benefits of weight lifting for kids

How Weight Lifting Prevents Sports Injuries

Times sure have changed.  When I was a kid, they told us weight lifting would stunt our growth.  But now we know that weightlifting is safe for kids. And even better: weightlifting prevents sports injuries!  Studies show kids who participate in resistance training were up to 68% less likely to be injured than those who […]

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sling after rotator cuff surgery

Why It’s Important To Wear Your Sling After Rotator Cuff Surgery

Rotator cuff surgery is one of the most common orthopedic surgeries in America. Some studies estimate that 70% of us develop some kind of rotator cuff tear by the time we are 70 years old. Now that includes partial tears which don’t usually require surgery.  But this at least lets you understand just how common […]

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