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Your Barre Class is Scientifically Proven to Make You Happier

October 25th, 2016|

Remember that the next time you’re grimacing through your 100th relevé of the day!
Ballet barre class is a mix of pliés, relevés, pilates moves and

Guardians of the Gridiron: These USC Doctors Score Big on Player Safety

September 2nd, 2016|

Which sport has the highest number of injuries? You guessed it: football.
These USC doctors have made it their mission to keep players safe before, during

Do You Play Sports? These Rules Are Designed to Keep You Safe.

September 2nd, 2016|

If you play sports, most likely you have experienced an injury. What you may not realize is that rules designed to keep you safe impact

How to Stay Active During the (HOT!) Months

September 2nd, 2016|

For most of us, the heat of the summer and fall can present a significant barrier to exercise (which is hard enough by itself!).
Even seemingly

Do You Know How to Prevent a Chronic Sports Injury?

August 31st, 2016|

Sports injuries can be brutal. Do you know how to prevent them?
Overuse injuries account for 25 percent of all sports injuries – regardless of age

For USC Trojans and Other Major Sports Teams, Safety Is The Number One Goal On The Field

August 31st, 2016|

With Doctors on the Sidelines, Winning at All Costs Is No Longer an Option
Concussions, fractures, ACL injuries: It is no secret that playing sports can

What Do Women Athletes Do More Than Their Male Counterparts? (And It’s Not Good…)

August 31st, 2016|

The answer? Unfortunately, it is worse than you think it is.
New studies confirm that women are more prone to sports-related injuries than men, meaning they

Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy: Is It Break-Through Treatment or Just The Latest Therapy Fad?

August 31st, 2016|

What do golfer Tiger Woods, football player Hines Ward, tennis star Rafael Nadal have in common? All have received platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy for sports

Is Specialization Helping Or Hurting Our Young Athletes?

August 31st, 2016|

You want your children to focus on one specific sport so they can be a star player. But is that the right thing to do?