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Swimming _blog

Four Ways to Be Active in the Water

Swimming is an ideal form of exercise for those suffering from joint pain. NEBH Orthopedic surgeon and joint replacement specialist James Nairus, MD, explains that swimming raises your heart rate and builds your cardiovascular fitness without putting pressure on your joints the way running or jogging will. If you’re looking to achieve the health benefits of exercising in water but aren’t excited by the repetition of swimming laps, here are a few ideas of other water activities you can try.

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Figure _Skating _Blog

Train like an Olympic Figure Skater

Although great figure skaters can make their routines look effortless, they require an exceptional amount of strength, agility, balance and power to spin, jump, and stick their landings. Figure skaters need to spend a significant amount of their training both on and off the ice. Below, NEBH Athletic Trainers describe a few ways that you can train like an Olympic figure skater.

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March _Madness _2016

March Madness: ACL Injuries

With an estimated 70 million people filling out a tournament bracket and the NCAA tournament in full swing, March is an exciting time for college basketball fans. One injury no fan wants their favorite player to suffer is an ACL tear. Here, NEBH orthopedic surgeon Thomas Wuerz, MD, MSc, MS, looks at ACL injuries in basketball players.

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