April Sports and Wellness Picks

April 7 San Marco Wine and Chocolate Run San Marco Square 1stPlaceSports.com Wine and chocolate. Need another reason to run? Join us at the Wine and...

THE PLAYERS Media Day

Si Woo Kim helps Jeff Klauk win THE PLAYERS Charity Challenge, $10,000 for Epilepsy Foundation of Florida Kim donates his driver to TPC Sawgrass and unveils...

5 Minutes With Grace Lipari of The Antique Fox with Southern Grace

I had the opportunity to sit down with Grace Lipari, Owner of The Antique Fox with Southern Grace. She and her partner opened their store...

St Augustine Amphitheatre

The St. Augustine Amphitheatre was built in 1965 to commemorate St. Augustine’s 400th Anniversary as our nation’s oldest permanent European settlement. The 16-acre section...

The Big Ticket 2017

The Lumineers SET LIST Submarines Flowers in Your Hair Ho Hey Cleopatra Gun Song Dead Sea Charlie Boy Slow It Down Sleep on the Floor ...

Sports Medicine Moment: Common Knee Injuries – MCL/LCL Tear

As previously mentioned, there are four main ligaments that help keep the knee stable. We discussed ACL tears (probably the most talked about knee injury). Now we discuss injuries to the medial collateral ligament (MCL) and the lateral collateral ligament (LCL).

Sports Medicine Moment: Common Knee Injuries – Meniscus Tear

Let’s take a mini break from talking about knee ligaments, and discuss another important structure of the knee; the MENISCUS also known as, knee cartilage and the shock absorbers. Our knees can take a constant pounding from running and jumping. The reason we don’t buckle and fall to the ground or have problems in other areas of our body such as the hip and back is because, the meniscus is able to absorb the force and prevent or decrease that force affecting any of the aforementioned body areas

Sports Medicine Moment: Common Knee Injuries – ACL Tear

THE KNEE. For anyone who is physically active, and have been so for an extended period of time, they may have encountered an issue with this joint. The knee plays an intricate role in our ambulation (ability to walk) and ability to run. When there is damage to the knee, individuals may experience pain and decrease in functionality with activities of daily living.

Jacksonville Icemen Announce NHL/AHL Affiliates

The Jacksonville Icemen announced their partnership with the NHL Winnipeg Jets and the AHL Manitoba Moose as their first ever affiliates. The Icemen's team...

Sports Medicine Moment: Common Ankle Injuries – Strains

As we round out this month’s topic, we discuss an injury to the muscles that move the ankle. First, let’s revisit what a strain is. A strain is an over-stretch of a muscle or tendon. Tendons connect muscle to bone. When a muscle is stretched beyond its capacity, the fibers that make up the muscle tear, causing a strain. The muscles that move the ankle are in the front, back, and outside of ankle. The muscles that are commonly strained in the ankle are the muscles on the lateral (outside) of the ankle. Those muscles are called the peroneals.

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