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Why Do Female Athletes Suffer More ACL Injuries than Males?

High school female athletes in the United States suffer 20,000-80,000 ACL injuries per year.1  The issue isn’t only that female athletes are prone to these potentially season-ending injuries: the National Institutes of Health reports that female athletes are two to eight times more likely to suffer an ACL injury than their male counterparts. NEBH orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine expert Paul Weitzel, MD, discusses why females are more susceptible to ACL tears and offers advice on preventing these serious knee injuries.

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Improve Your Pre-Workout Routine

Warming up is crucial in preventing injuries while exercising. When you warm up your muscles, you allow them to perform at their greatest range of motion; when you slowly raise your heart rate, you minimize the stress that exercise puts on your heart. Bryan Truscott, LATC, CSCS, an athletic trainer at NEBH, explains the anatomy of a good warm up and suggests some activities you might do before you exercise.

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When Can You Expect Your Favorite Player Back in the Game?

It’s been an exciting season to cheer on the New England Patriots, but the Patriots have also suffered many injuries throughout the season. With the time until the playoffs dwindling, fans are hopeful that the top players will be back on the field in time for the big games. Thomas Wuerz, MD, a sports medicine expert at NEBH looks into some of the injuries we’ve seen this season, including their recovery times, so you can gauge when the players will be back in action.

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Safe Skating: Preventing Ice Sport Injury

It’s winter sports season again! Figure skaters, hockey players, and recreational skaters are all ready to tie on their skates and enjoy the ice. But before you hop on the rink, check out advice from orthopedic surgeon Jeffrey Zilberfarb, MD, on staying safe during ice sports. From falls to frostbite, you’ll want to keep yourself protected.

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Benefits of Dynamic Stretching

Whether you’re warming up before a big game or looking for exercises to relieve chronic pain, a dynamic stretching routine will provide many benefits. Dynamic stretching, in which you move through a range of motion, provides a full body warm-up, increases your flexibility, activates your stability and core muscles, and helps you improve your range of motion. Dynamic stretching challenges your muscles and will allow you to perform better on the field or in everyday life.

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