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5 Tips to Help Prevent Sports Hernias

June is Hernia Awareness Month, which focuses on providing hernia education on prevention and treatment options. One type of hernia is a sports hernia, which is a painful strain or tear of any soft tissue (muscle, tendon, or ligament) in the lower abdomen or groin area. Dr. Lisa Ferzoco recommends taking the following precautions to help prevent sports hernias.

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6 Tips to Prevent Foot and Ankle Running Injuries

Running is a popular spring sport that offers a number of health benefits. However, when not done properly, running injuries in the foot and ankle are very common. Whether you are running a 5k or a marathon, these tips from Dr. Jeffrey Jockel, a foot and ankle orthopedic surgeon at New England Baptist Hospital, can help reduce the risk for injury.

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Preventing Common Basketball Injuries

As the official hospital of the Boston Celtics, New England Baptist Hospital sees firsthand the many injuries basketball players can incur. From ACL tears to sprained ankles to jammed fingers, Brian McKeon, MD, NEBH Orthopedic Surgeon and Chief Medical Officer and Head Team Physician for the Boston Celtics, has seen almost every injury possible. Here he discusses some of the more common injuries, and ways to prevent them. 

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Olympic Sport Highlight: Skiing

Skiing has been an Olympic sport since the first Winter Games in 1924 in Chamonix, France. This popular winter sport provides a number of health benefits for both the professional and casual athlete. It offers a great cardio workout while building various muscle groups including hamstrings, quadriceps, calves and hips. Additionally, it can improve balance, flexibility, agility, leg, and core strength.

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