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How to Treat a Hamstring Injury, Pull, Tear, or Strain

Hamstring injuries, such as pulls, tears, and strains, are common among athletes who play sports that require powerful accelerations, decelerations …

How to Injury-Proof Your Body

Even though everyone has their own personal "weak links" when it comes to muscles, joints, or ligaments that tend to be prone to injury, there are certainly common trouble spots for nearly any active individual. Many of these trouble spots tend to include the small, supportive muscles that are …

Raptors’ Valanciunas diagnosed with flexion extension neck injury

Toronto Raptors centre Jonas Valanciunas has been diagnosed with a flexion extension injury of the neck and will be re-evaluated Thursday.<p>The rookie spent the night in a Chicago hospital after hurting his neck in a collision with teammate Rudy Gay in the closing seconds of Tuesday night's 101-98 …

Liu Xiang is out for season with injury

BRUSSELS (AP) — Former Olympic hurdles champion Liu Xiang will miss the 2013 season because of his slow recovery from an Achilles injury.<p>Jos Hermens, the Chinese hurdler's manager, told The Associated Press on Thursday the recovery from the injury that forced Liu to pull out of the London Olympics …

Anthony Davis, Hornets hopeful knee injury is not serious

SACRAMENTO — When it comes to this NBA season and the injuries that have put a cloud over it, the worst-case scenario has, for the most part, been the one that always seems to win out.<p>It's the player, and the fans of course, who lose big in the process.<p>Golden State's Brandon Rush, Boston's Rajon …

Physio Reel

Physio Reel. 78 likes. Physio Reel is a source of interesting and informative videos for physiotherapy students, physiotherapists, sports …

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Self Defense

Physio killed my footy career, says Wallaby star Scott Fava

FORMER Wallaby Scott Fava has sued the Waratahs rugby union team physiotherapist, claiming he was to blame for ending Fava's playing career.

In Good Hands

A conversation with Levi Leipheimer’s physiotherapist and masseur at the Tour de France<p>At the Tour de France, American Levi Leipheimer has few opportunities to truly relax. Like the rest of the cyclists competing in the grueling three-week race, he spends long days in the saddle and puts his body …

Rage Against The Machine

Most commercial gyms are overloaded with exercise machines to attract new members. What those people don't know is that most machines provide an inferior workout because they hinder stability and muscle coordination -- crucial to a good golf swing. Skip the machines, says fitness guru <b>Mark …