Hernia?!? What’s a hernia?

Have you ever been playing a sport and felt like you “pulled your groin”? There’s a good chance you may have done more than just pull a muscle, you could have potentially torn a muscle causing a herniation. A hernia is a soft tissue injury that occurs in the groin/lower abdominal area, usually caused by […]

I Like The Way You Move…

Every time you visit the doctor’s office what’s the first few things that happen? Blood pressure, heart rate, height, and weight are taken. These tests (primarily speaking of heart rate and blood pressure) are performed to compare to normatives that have been established through research. Now compare your visit with your family physician to an […]

Happy National Athletic Training Month!

              Do your knees ache? Has sitting at a desk all day caused tightness or pain in your back? Are you tired of that constant ache in your shoulder? We are here to help! The Wright State University Sports Medicine Department is now offering an on-campus injury clinic for […]

My Hamstrings Are Tight, Or So I Think…

Working in the healthcare field, and more specifically the world of sports medicine, we often hear the complaint of “my hamstrings are tight”. Stretching hamstrings goes hand in hand with taping ankles and filling water bottles for Athletic Trainers according to spectators of our profession. Countless minutes and hours in the span of our career […]

Use as prescribed

It’s 2:03 AM. You just laid down after a long day of conditioning, classes, practice, and homework. You’re completely exhausted, but the time for sleep, sweet sleep, has finally come! You start to smile and drift off when your eyes fly open.