How to Transition Safely to Spring Sports

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The snow is melting, and the weather is warming. It’s finally warm enough to take your sports outdoors. However, before you run to the baseball diamond, basketball court, lacrosse field or trail, take a step back to avoid injuries.

To have a smooth transition to spring sports, you should take precaution to stay safe and avoid injury for the season.

From compression sleeves to braces, here are a few tips to help you prevent sport-related injuries or to manage them this spring.

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Protect, Prevent & Keep Moving: How to Return to Activity After an Injury

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Whatever the case might be, you got injured, and it can be frustrating.

Whether it’s an injured knee or wrist, injuries tend to limit your ability to do normal activities while you heal. Regardless if you’ve pulled, torn, broke or sprained a body part, there are a few steps to help you get back to activity once you’re cleared from your doctor.
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4 Early Symptoms of Wrist/Hand Arthritis and What to Do

Whether you lead an active or sedentary lifestyle, some aches and pains are inevitable. While minor pain in your hands or wrist is not necessarily cause for concern, you should see a healthcare professional if you experience prolonged pain. Also, it’s important to know the warning signs for certain conditions, like wrist and hand arthritis. Here are four early warning signs and what you should do.

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Everyday Pain Relief for Plantar Fasciitis

If you have plantar fasciitis, you know the symptoms all too well. Pain or stiffness in your heel, which is usually the most prominent upon taking your first steps in the morning. While the pain and stiffness may subside as you move about your day, you most likely still experience some level of discomfort from this common condition.

Plantar fasciitis is an overuse injury and one of the most common causes of heel pain. If you are experiencing foot pain and believe you may have plantar fasciitis (or you’ve already been diagnosed), follow these steps to ease the pain.
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The Benefit of Compression Gear for Baseball Players

Most athletes don’t just want to perform well, they want to look the part as well. Since many baseball players see the pros wearing compression gear, athletes at lower levels have been sporting compression garments as well. While undershirts and sleeves are stylish (they come in a number of colorways to match various uniforms), many people aren’t familiar with the actual benefits. Here’s how compression gear can help you on the field.
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