Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Understanding the Role of Sports Medicine Experts

Elite athletes from Colorado Springs understand the importance of sports medicine, or as it’s referred to by doctors, sport and exercise medicine (SEM). The primary focus of sports medicine is to improve an athlete’s ability to perform and treat any injury resulting from competition. Professionals in the field of sports medicine are responsible for the continued care and recovery of athletes. Sports medicine doctors are experts in the field of orthopedics, emergency medicine and family medicine.

Monday, May 2, 2016

Orthopedic Treatments Bolster Fitness Goals

It is not uncommon for someone starting a vigorous new workout to experience pain in parts of the body that never gave them troubles in the past. Most commonly, the shoulder seems to produce the great number of complaints.

The shoulders are involved in almost any type of exercise. Weightlifting, CrossFit, Spartan training, and other gym styles actively involve the shoulder complex. Even outdoor activities like hiking puts stress on the shoulder. Carrying a heavy pack, or upright walking for long distances requires the shoulders to support posture and total body stability.