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How to Treat Runner's Toe

Runner's toe is not a serious injury, but it can be incredibly painful. Here's what to do about it.

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Dislocated Elbow: What You Need to Know

Learn what causes this rare but serious injury and what you can do to avoid it.

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Achilles Tendonitis: A Primer

The most often injured tendon in the body is a classic overuse injury. Are you at risk?

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All About Athlete's Foot

Athletes' foot is a fungus that thrives in warm, moist environments. Keeping your feet dry is the number one way to avoid it.

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All About Eye Injuries

Know what to do if you suffer an eye injury, and use these tips to protect your peepers from harm.

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All About Golfer's Elbow

How to keep elbow pain from affecting your game.

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All About High Ankle Sprains

How to deal with and reduce your risk for an injury feared by many athletes.

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Avoid a Calf Muscle Strain

All you need to know to prevent and heal pain on the back of your lower leg.

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Beginner's Guide to Shoulder Pain

Fix your shoulders for good and avoid future pain with this guide to building strong and healthy shoulders.

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 101

The authoritative guide to preventing and relieving pain, hands down.

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Compartment Syndrome: A Primer

Often mistaken as shin splints, compartment syndrome is a serious injury of the lower legs.

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Concussions: What You Need to Know

A concussion is a serious brain injury that can result in long-term problems. Here's what you need to know to reduce your risk.

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Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness: A Primer

Why you may feel so sore from your workout and what to do about it.

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Dislocated Elbow: What You Need to Know

Learn what causes this rare but serious injury and what you can do to avoid it.

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Everything You Need to Know About Shin Splints

Shin splints occur when the bones, muscles, and joints of the lower leg endure constant pounding and stress. Are you susceptible?

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Everything You Need to Know About Side Stitches

Ever get a sharp pain in your side when you run? Here's what it means and what to do about it.

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Exercise-Induced Asthma: A Primer

Learn how to exercise and perform well in sports even if you have exercise-induced asthma.

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How to Avoid and Treat Hamstring Strains

Why do so many athletes strain their hamstrings? We explain, so you can avoid it.

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How to Avoid and Treat Tennis Elbow

Tennis elbow affects thousands of players every year. Use these strategies to reduce your risk and return to action.

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How to Avoid and Treat a Torn Meniscus

What to do if you tear your meniscus.

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How to Beat Heat-Related Illnesses

As the temperature rises, it's important to understand the dangers of heat. Read how heat illness strikes, and what you can do about it.

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How to Come Back from Turf Toe

Just avoid turf, right? Actually, turf toe is a general name for an injury that can happen other places. Find out why it occurs and what to do about it.