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Summer 2016 Newsletter

Common Hip Injuries and How to Prevent Them

 

The beginning of summer is a glorious time: beautiful weather, birds singing, and daylight well into the evening. A season of races, pick-up ball games, and hiking on trails—then, OUCH!! As a sports massage therapist who’s been working with athletes for 18 years, I’d like to offer suggestions on how to avoid some common overuse injuries. Overall fitness and strength is the key to avoiding injury, along with a balanced training program and good knowledge of when rest is advisable. Here are two common overuse injuries, some of their causes, and how to treat and avoid them in the future. 

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