Dealing with Calf Strains

It seems that nearly everyone has complained of a pulled/strained/torn muscle at some point. A common place to pull a muscle is the calf, which is clinically known as the gastrocnemius muscle. This article will discuss the proper management of a strain to ensure proper healing so that you can quickly and safely get back to your prior levels of function and workout routine.

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How to Deal with Groin Strains

It seems that nearly everyone has complained of a pulled/strained/torn muscle at some point in their lives. One of the most common places to pull a muscle is the groin, which is clinically known as the adductor muscles. The adductors are a group of five muscles that make up the muscles of your inner thigh. You typically strain your hamstring high in the groin, near its insertion point on your pelvic bone. This article will discuss the proper management of a strain to ensure effective healing so that you can quickly and safely return to your prior levels of function and workout routine.

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Managing Ankle Sprains and Strains

We've all done it before and it always seems to happen at the worst time. I'm talking about the dreaded ankle sprain...you know, when your foot turns in and your outer ankle rolls toward the ground? Whether you were out for a hike, playing a pick-up game of basketball with your friends or out for a night on the town in your favorite high heels, it seems as though everyone has hurt their ankle at least once -- if not a bunch of times.

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Building a Strong Core

Most people experience back pain at some point in their lives. There are many facets that contribute to back pain, including age, flexibility, strength, posture, and lifting mechanics. This article will discuss some common abdominal exercises and how to correctly perform them in order to keep a strong core, decrease your back pain, or decrease your risk for re-injury.

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