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The Worst Injuries for Your Fantasy Football Team

  America loves its fantasy football. Over 75 million people prepare for the fall by researching players, finding the angles, and prepping for drafts that will make or break their seasons. But there’s one thing that you can never properly prepare for – injuries. Football takes a toll on its athletes like few other sports, [...]

The Most Common Mistakes that Cause Back Injuries

There are few things more frustrating than a nagging back injury. The back is connected to virtually every major movement that we do and when there’s pain, it’s hard to ignore. That’s why the best way to treat back injuries is to stop them before they start! Impact Physical Therapy in Chicago, Champaign, and Oak [...]

Help, I Sprained My Ankle! Understanding Ankle Sprains

Ankle sprains can happen to anyone – whether you slip or step off a curb while walking or running, roll your ankle playing soccer, or land badly after a layup with your friends. There are three levels of sprains and each can happen to the ligaments on the inside or outside of your ankle. The [...]

Returning to Training After an Injury

Image via Pixabay How to Make a Strong Comeback After a Sports Injury Looking to get back into the game after an injury? Whether you are an athlete or an avid exercise enthusiast, how you get back to training following an injury will be the vital difference between becoming a stronger and better performer, or [...]

Top 7 Most Common Sport Injuries

Image via Wikipedia   Whether you play sports professionally or for fun, everyone is at risk of developing an injury. It’s important to educate yourself about some of the most common sports injuries so you can detect if something is wrong while you are on the field. The earlier you receive medical attention, the more [...]

How the Graston Technique Helps Reduce Recovery Time

Image via Wikipedia What is the Graston Technique? The Graston Technique is an instrument-assisted, soft tissue mobilization therapy that helps break up fascial restrictions and scar tissue adhesions. Athlete David Graston invented this technique after he was unable to fully recover from a water skiing knee injury. As the leading modality in Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue [...]