Plantar fasciitis impacts Utah Jazz rookie Rodney Hood's season

By Jason M. Carlton, APR
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Rodney Hood, rookie swingman for the Utah Jazz, returned to the basketball court last week, helping his team beat the Los Angeles Lakers, 94-85. But during Sunday's game against the San Antonio Spurs, Hood re-injured his foot, taking him out of gameplay yet again. Hood has missed more than a dozen games this season because of painful inflammation in his foot, a condition known as plantar fasciitis. Learn more about plantar fasciitis. 

If you run, you’re at risk of dehydration; here’s what it is, how it can hurt you, and how you can prevent it

By Lindsay Park, RD, CD, CNSC
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About this time every year, people throughout the U.S. contract marathon fever. It affects people old and young and even shuts down city centers for hours at a time. In some cases, a runner picks it up by simply coming into contact with the coveted finisher’s medal.

Winter Sports Injuries: An Ounce of Prevention

By Trek Lyons MD
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Few things create more excitement than waking up on a crisp winter morning and finding that Mother Nature generously buried the mountains with a “monster dump” of snow during the night. More than equally depressing, however, is dealing with an overuse injury or sustaining a traumatic injury on such a morning. Preparation and daily planning are the pillars for preventing most such injuries in winter sports.​

Common Shoulder Injuries From Overuse or Improper Lifting

By Travis M Hendry MD
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Overuse injuries to the shoulder often include bursitis, tendonitis, and strains/sprains. In order to help prevent this type of injury, it is important to understand how they are different. There are also a few tips and tricks you can follow during your workout to help prevent shoulder overuse injuries.