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Hamstring, Thigh Injuries, Quadricieps

Orthopedic Surgeon Talks Thigh Injuries and Compression for Tennis Players

Posted on July 20, 2017 by Body Helix

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Dr. Erin Boynton Goes Live to Answer Your Questions

Posted on July 16, 2017 by Body Helix

Click here to view the video with Dr. Erin Boynton, Orthopedic Surgeon, and Fred Robinson of Body Helix.  Video Transcription is below. [...]

hip pain, hip injury

Hip Strengthening Exercises

Posted on July 03, 2017 by Body Helix

Check out some of these strengthening tips from LiveStrong.com if you have hip pain or a hip injury. Hip injuries can drastically decrease quality of life, but pinpointing the cause can be difficult. They're usually due to weakness in the hip flexors or stiffness. Sometimes, they manifest outside of the hip region, causing pain in the inner thigh or lower back. Stretching can help to alleviate pain temporarily, increase flexibility, build strength and prevent future injuries from occurring. As always, consult your doctor before embarking on any kind of treatment program. [...]

Tennis, sports, psychology

Change Your Story, Change Your Game

Posted on May 15, 2017 by Bob Litwin

Bob Litwin has made it his life, his work, his passion to help people live the very best stories of their lives, whether in sports, business, life, attitude, money or relationships. Litwin, world tennis Champion, 19-time US National Champion, inductee in the Eastern Hall of Fame, and ranked #1 in the world in senior tennis, has spent over three decades coaching thousands of top athletes, performance coaches, Wall Street hedge funds and traders to raise individual performance to extraordinary levels. We are fortunate to have Litwin share his philosophy on how you, too, can start living the best story of your life.  [...]

Injury Prevention, injury management, Stretching, Physical Therapy, Flexibility, Cardio

Top 3 Things You Should Do Every Week to Avoid Injuries

Posted on May 02, 2017 by Kelly Floyd

We are excited to partner with Elite Physical Therapy to provide you with performance tips, workout ideas, and rehabilitation suggestions to help you perform at your absolute best throughout your training and activities. In today’s post, Kelly Floyd, owner and Physical Therapist at Elite Physical Therapy, discusses the top three things you should do each week to help you build a strong physical foundation that will help you avoid injuries when you’re active. * [...]

Injury, Injury Prevention, Tennis, WTA

A Physician's Personal Review of the Adjustable Knee Helix

Posted on April 20, 2017 by Body Helix

Dr. Karl Fields, UNC professor and Director of the Sports Medicine Fellowship at Cone Health Systems, discusses his own experiences with the adjustable knee helix compression wrap. In this short video, Dr. Fields also talks about his patients' experiences and their love of the compression sleeve. (Full transcript below).  [...]

Injury, Injury Prevention, Tennis, WTA

WTA Hamstring and Thigh Injury Pandemic

Posted on April 20, 2017 by Body Helix

Injuries are on the rise in the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) and outdated methods of treatment are no longer sufficient for today's professional tennis players.  Particularly, we have noticed that hamstring and thigh injuries are prevelant in professional tennis players, yet we rarely see them wearing hamstring compression wraps or thigh compression sleeves. Watch this short video to learn more:  [...]

US National Running Champion Shares Top Five Tips to Prevent Injury

Posted on April 17, 2017 by Milena Glusac

If you're an athlete then nothing signals the arrival of spring training season like those longer days and the steady rise of the mercury.  Whether you are an avid cyclist, dedicated tennis buff or hardcore triathlete, the bright sunny days and warmer weather are definitely a welcome sight!  It means you can spend more time on the road testing out your new carbon fiber wheels or practice your serve and volley without the winter weather getting in the way.  As an athlete, we all know it's that extra effort you put in that really pays off on competition day.  However, we also know that sometimes it is that last squat in the gym or extra ten minutes practicing kicks on goal that can cause injury to a fatigued body.  That's why getting to know your body and having a good arsenal of injury prevention methods in your repertoire is important.  So I am going to give you a list of my top 5 tips for keeping that nasty calf pull away or that nagging hamstring injury on the bench! [...]

arm, bicep pain, tricep pain, arm injuries, treatment, recovery

Biceps and Triceps Injury Management

Posted on April 07, 2017 by Thomas Parker, MD

Please Note: We are always careful not to give medical advice.  Please seek a medical evaluation for severe or prolonged pain from any cause. The following information applies to pain originating from the muscles and tendons of the arm, not the shoulder or forearm.  [...]

Former Tennis Pro Shares Top Training Tips for Tennis Players

Posted on March 29, 2017 by Tim Wilkison

Guest blogger Tim Wilkison recently shared his insight into five of the top training tips for tennis players.  In his tennis career, Wilkison reached 23rd in the world in singles and 21st in doubles.  He won six singles ATP titles and nine doubles titles. Wilkison is perhaps best known for his diving volleys at Wimbledon that earned him the nickname "Dr. Dirt."   [...]