Tag Archives: basketball

Mar
9
2012
Basketball player

March Madness is underway, and whatever your playing level, no one wants to get sidelined by an injury. Ankle sprains and injuries to the knee, particularly the ACL (anterior cruciate … More…

Nov
18
2011
Basketball player jumping

“Basketball players need to run faster and jump higher to gain a competitive advantage,” says Dr. Answorth Allen, Orthopedic Surgeon. “That means increasing power and improving flexibility through various methods.” If … More…

Apr
15
2011

Tips to Avoid Jumper’s Knee

by HSS on the Move
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Theresa Chiaia, PT, DPT, Section Manager for Sports Rehabilitation and Performance Center, offers some tips to athletes to avoid the common knee injury known as Jumper’s Knee. Jumper’s knee is … More…