Athletic Shoes

The running shoes you wear can affect your running form and your chances of sustaining a foot or ankle injury. Learn which type and style of shoe is right for you.


Common injuries in contact and collision sports, burners and stingers produce a stinging or burning pain that spreads from an athlete’s shoulder to his or her hand. Learn about the symptoms and treatment methods for a burner or stinger.

Growth Plate Fractures

Growth plates are the areas of developing cartilage tissue near the ends of long bones that help determine the length and shape of the mature bone in children. Click here to learn why children’s bones are more prone to injury, particularly in the form of a growth plate fracture.

Heat Illness

Typically, your body keeps itself cool by sweating, But during hot weather, especially with high humidity, your body may not be able to keep up. Learn about the warning signs of heat illness.

High School Sports Injuries

Millions of students participate in high school athletics each year, and injuries sustained on the field or court can have long-term effects. Learn how you can avoid injury this sports season.

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