Gear Up: October

In Jacksonville, we have a lot of great options for Hunting supplies. The following are just a few of the good ones. These stores...

Gear Up: August

Hibbett SportsHibbett Sports have the most locations throughout Jacksonville including Commonwealth Shopping Center and Gateway Town Center. Hibbett Sports specializes in premium footwear but...

Gear Up: September

Zone Martial ArtsZone Martial Arts offers a variety of classes. They have Taekwondo, boxing training, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Krav Maga. They also offer...

St Augustine Amphitheatre

The St. Augustine Amphitheatre was built in 1965 to commemorate St. Augustine’s 400th Anniversary as our nation’s oldest permanent European settlement. The 16-acre section...

The Big Ticket 2017

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Sports Medicine Moment: Common Knee Injuries – MCL/LCL Tear

As previously mentioned, there are four main ligaments that help keep the knee stable. We discussed ACL tears (probably the most talked about knee injury). Now we discuss injuries to the medial collateral ligament (MCL) and the lateral collateral ligament (LCL).

Sports Medicine Moment: Common Knee Injuries – Meniscus Tear

Let’s take a mini break from talking about knee ligaments, and discuss another important structure of the knee; the MENISCUS also known as, knee cartilage and the shock absorbers. Our knees can take a constant pounding from running and jumping. The reason we don’t buckle and fall to the ground or have problems in other areas of our body such as the hip and back is because, the meniscus is able to absorb the force and prevent or decrease that force affecting any of the aforementioned body areas

Sports Medicine Moment: Common Knee Injuries – ACL Tear

THE KNEE. For anyone who is physically active, and have been so for an extended period of time, they may have encountered an issue with this joint. The knee plays an intricate role in our ambulation (ability to walk) and ability to run. When there is damage to the knee, individuals may experience pain and decrease in functionality with activities of daily living.

Sports Medicine Moment: Common Ankle Injuries – Strains

As we round out this month’s topic, we discuss an injury to the muscles that move the ankle. First, let’s revisit what a strain is. A strain is an over-stretch of a muscle or tendon. Tendons connect muscle to bone. When a muscle is stretched beyond its capacity, the fibers that make up the muscle tear, causing a strain. The muscles that move the ankle are in the front, back, and outside of ankle. The muscles that are commonly strained in the ankle are the muscles on the lateral (outside) of the ankle. Those muscles are called the peroneals.

Sports Medicine Moment: Common Ankle Injuries – High Ankle Sprain

If you’ve ever watched sports, you may have heard the term high ankle sprain. When I first heard it, I thought, how could you have a high ankle sprain? What is that? I didn’t know there was a high and a low ankle lol. Years later, while studying athletic training in undergrad, I learned the true definition