Exercise After Whiplash: Don’t Do It Alone

Woman with whiplash stretching- Auto Injury NewsCountless studies have pointed to the benefits of exercise for recovering from spinal injuries like whiplash. But is staying physically active enough to combat minor auto injuries? A new study sought to answer that question by comparing general exercise to therapist-led interventions for whiplash.

The study included 216 patients with chronic whiplash-associated disorders. Participants were randomly assigned ...

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Wanna Prevent Sports Injuries? Pump Some Iron

weightliftingWe all know exercise is essential but a new study suggests that exercise is even more imperative for athletes who want to reduce their time sitting on the sidelines with an injury.

Researchers discovered that athletes who regularly do strength training have a lower risk of acute and overuse sports injuries. Additionally, people who participated in all three exercise methods studied (stretching, strength training, and proprioception training) suffered from lower incidences of sports ...

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Debunking “No Pain, No Gain”

Debunking “No Pain No Gain”The adage “no pain no gain” has been around for decades in sports, and it implies that in order to achieve great things, you have to push yourself beyond your physical limits. But, what exactly is pain trying to tell you and, perhaps more importantly, how does your body know that you’re getting close to or moving beyond your limits? That is what a set of researchers ...

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