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OSR BLOG

The Everyday Benefits Of A Strong Core

Yeah OK. You hear it from your coach, your personal trainer, your friend, your neighbor down the street, maybe even your doctor. You need to have a strong core. Yes, you need a strong for exercise performance. But, did you know there are everyday benefits to a strong core and it’s even a necessity? Most […]

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5 Ways To Do An Injury Prevention Workout

Unfortunately, often, people only think about injury prevention when it’s already too late and they’re coming back from any injury. Although it’s better late than never, injury prevention should be integrated into every person’s training routine. Injury prevention workouts don’t have to include full routines specifically designed to prevent injuries. Really, any exercise if done […]

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Acute Injury Prevention: Stability Training

If you’ve ever heard of stability strength training or functional training, then you’re not alone. Functional training was a huge buzzword in the not-too-long-ago past, and it’s certainly making a comeback. However, there are some major developments in the training that make it almost non-recognizable today. Whereas before it was all about core strength, today […]

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The Difference Between Sprains & Strains

Sprains and strains are two of the most common injuries that span across both sports and everyday life. They can happen to anyone at any time and anywhere – from walking down the stairs to game time. There are also many causes of the injuries, including alignment problems as well as accidents. Although most people […]

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Why Your Pain Worsens While Lying Or Sitting Down

It’s a problem many people experience when they have chronic pain, particularly back or hip pain. Often, the pain worsens when they lie down or are sitting for prolonged periods of time. After being sedentary, movement increases the pain in the troublesome area. It makes resting difficult and can keep you from getting a good […]

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The Key To Good Health: Balance And Injury Prevention

If you want a true test of your injury risk, try this: Stand somewhere safe – in the middle of a room away from furniture is suggested. Lift one foot off the ground and close your eyes. Are you able to hold your balance without wiggling or toppling over? How long can hold steady? If […]

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What Is Muscle Imbalance?

You’ve heard of the issues related to muscle weakness and bad alignment, but how about muscle imbalances? Most people know little if nothing about muscle imbalance. In fact, most people have never even heard of such a thing – even those who claim to be fitness fanatics and gurus. However, muscle imbalances are one of […]

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Backpack Safety Tips To Avoid Pain, Injury

We’ve come a long way as society to prevent unnecessary pain and injuries in children. We take greater care in their sports health. We ensure they’re not overdoing it in sports. And we do all we can to protect them during games. One thing we always forget to include when it comes to injury prevention […]

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