Young athletes

For young athletes, sports activities are more than play. Participation in athletics improves physical fitness, coordination, and self-discipline, and gives children valuable opportunities to learn teamwork. © 2013 Thinkstock Because young athletes are still growing, they are at a greater risk for injury than adults. The consequences of overdoing a sport can include injuries that

How to exercise your knee after surgery

After knee surgery you have to be careful how you exercise your knee to avoid an increased risk for complications. Here is an example of some knee exercises for rehabilitating your knee: Please consult your doctor before attempting any exercises. Discontinue if you feel pain or any unusual discomfort.  Points to remember: Make sure your back is