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Sports Injury Spotlight: Stress Fractures in Track Runners

Nearly every runner fears sustaining a stress fracture at some point in their career. These injuries, which can range in their severity, are tiny cracks in the surface of the bone due to overuse and excessive forces on the body. Stress fractures can occur in any weight-bearing bones of the body, but runners usually get […]

Sports Injury Spotlight: Common Injuries in Softball Players

Even though softball is not a contact sport, softball players are at risk for many injuries. Whether due to overuse or occurring suddenly, here are three common injuries that softball players are at the greatest risk of sustaining. Ankle Sprains Ankle sprains account for 10 percent of softball injuries, both in practice and during games. […]