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OSR BLOG

Too Hot To Be Outdoors? Heat Safety

When the sun peaks out and the warm weather rolls in, we all get the itch to head outdoors. Playing sports outdoors, taking to the road for a run or bike ride, while soaking up the sun is the best part of summer. However, when the heat hits – with temperatures soaring into the high […]

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The Trick To Lowering Your Risk Of Heart Disease: Biking To Work

We all want to be there – no heart disease, no cancer, and a longer life. Going in for your early check-up and eating healthy are important ways to achieve overall health. However, there’s more to increasing your life expectancy than physicals and nutrition. The eternal fountain of youth may be just a myth, but […]

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What Are The Worse Sports For Overuse Injuries In Children?

There are many benefits to children who play sports – from team building skills to staying healthy. However, as with any physical activity, there are also risks to injury. Even with proper training and keeping a watchful eye on your child athlete, the risk of injury is higher in some sports than in others. Furthermore, […]

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Knee Pain: 4 Ways To Save Your Knees From Injury

Knees are one of the biggest problem areas for many people. It doesn’t matter whether you run 100 miles a week or the only walking you do is into a store. Furthermore, it doesn’t matter whether you’re high school track star or heading into retirement. Knee pain can plague anyone at any age, no matter their […]

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Kinesio Tape: What It Is And Do You Need It?

Ever noticed the neon-colored tape on the legs of some athletes? No, it’s not an athletic fashion trend. Nor is it some magical way to prevent or heal injuries. It’s called Kinesio tape, and if done correctly, it can be an excellent way to support weak muscles, joints, and tendons that are problem areas. Kinesio […]

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You Are Not Weak: Reporting Concussions

It doesn’t matter what sport, when it comes to reporting injuries, many people decide to “suck it up” in the hopes of appearing strong. This is especially the case with teenage boys and reporting concussions. However, not only does this increase the likelihood of having long-term damaging effects, but it also increases the risk of […]

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Do Runners Live Longer And Healthier Lives?

We already know the many health benefits of cardiovascular exercise, such as running. Running, and other similar exercises, lowers the risk of heart disease and other cardiovascular health issues. However, a new study released this year has found a new benefit – life longevity. In fact, the study reveals that runners live up to three […]

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Are Athletes With ADHD More Prone To Injury?

We often hear of the struggle people with ADHD have in the classroom and work environment. Especially when it comes to children, ADHD has a huge impact on how children perform in the academics. From trouble focusing to skipping class altogether, ADHD has a detrimental effect on students. Over six million children between the ages […]

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