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Athletes are humans too. They are vulnerable to injuries just like everyone else. In fact, athletes are prone to more injuries since they often compete in contact sports or high-intensity activities. So, what’s the secret? How do they maintain their physic without overworking the body or running out of fuel? The truth is one word and anyone can do it: Stretching. Stretching is one of the easiest ways to prevent a sports injury. If you want to stay healthy and avoid injuries on the field, check out these three easy exercise hacks…


Every athlete will suffer from a sports injury. Of course, the injury will depend on the sport you play and so will the severity of the injury. However, knee injuries are extremely common for athletes. Sports medicine doctors see knee injuries in all sports like football, basketball, baseball, soccer, tennis and much more. A knee injury is painful, but it does not have to be a season-ending injury. Get off the bench with your knee injury and learn how you can get back in the game. Follow these treatments for your type of knee injury and any of your symptoms.


The knee plays a crucial role in facilitating the smooth forward and backward movement of the lower leg. Ordinarily, a person with a healthy knee can swing the leg up to 150 degrees. At times, however, the knee might get injured or overuse at home or in the workplace


NASA Bone & Joint is a Board Certified Orthopedic Center. Our two physicians, Dr. O’Neill and Dr. Monmouth are both board certified in general orthopedics. Dr. O’Neill is also certified in sports medicine. Both doctors trained at Harvard and have been practicing orthopedics in the Nassau Bay area for 25 years.

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