Be smart to prevent injuries while increasing your activities this summer

The change in seasons and warmer weather rolling into the Kansas City area acts as a great motivator to get outside and start becoming more active. The problem with this new motivation is that going from a more sedentary level of activity, during the winter months, to a more active lifestyle during the warmer summer […]

Jones Fractures

International soccer superstar Neymar da Silva Santos, who plays for Paris-Saint Germaine, sustained a 5th metatarsal fracture and will be out for at least the next 6 weeks.  The injury occurred in a 3-0 win against Marseille. Neymar was taken off the field on a stretcher following the injury. He was examined by the medical […]

It’s just an ankle sprain, right!?

It’s a feeling all too familiar to many people; you’re midway through a jog, basketball game, or maybe just going for a walk, when you feel your ankle suddenly buckle and give out, followed by a sharp burst of pain.  Ankle sprains are one of the most common sports injuries today, and according to the […]

Achilles Tendon Pain in Runners

Are you a serious runner planning to take on the Kansas City Marathon this year? Or maybe you just run on occasion to relax, or are trying to get back in shape for the Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot?  With the Kansas City Marathon less than three weeks away, many runners are finishing up their training […]