May 1, 2019

How to Avoid Springtime Injuries

Spring is in the air! The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and you’re itching to get active. However, shedding those winter blues can come with a cost if you’re not careful. After a long dormant winter, you are vulnerable to springtime injuries. Whether you’re hitting the pavement for a jog or climbing a… View Article

April 5, 2019

How to Start Running

Are programs like “Couch-to-5K” a good way for someone to start running? Sometimes, the hardest part about running is just getting out the door!! There are many different strategies and programs that exist to help achieve your running goals. The “Couch-to-5K” program can be a safe and effective tool to assist you in getting over that first… View Article

March 28, 2019

Athletic Massage Benefits

When you think of a massage, you may envision the soft melodic tunes of flutes playing as the soothing sounds of water cascades over rocks. However, that is not always the case as seen in sports massage. A sports massage can help heal sports-related injuries and improve performance by targeting trouble areas. Although sports massage… View Article

September 26, 2018

ACL Injury?

One of the most highly recognized knee injuries is an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) sprain or tear. Active individuals and athletes who participate in high demand activities are more likely to injure this ligament. ACL injuries result in significant time lost from sports or activities of any kind. If you have injured your ACL, you… View Article

May 11, 2018

FAQ For Student Athletes on Athletic Trainers

The Athletic Trainers are a key part of the Avita Center For Sports Health. They provide many services but what can they do or can’t they do? If an injury is reported to the athletic trainer, how will it affect my playing status? Reporting an injury or medical problem does not automatically mean the athlete… View Article