Why Do You Need to Strengthen Your Hip Flexors?

Hip Flexor Stretch

Small but mighty, the hip flexors are vital for all athletes — contact and non-contact sports alike. And, because we’re a society of sitting (desk job, community by car, sitting on the couch watching TV) our hip flexors tend to be tighter which can lead to low-back pain, hip pain, and injury. If left untreated, it could lead to a hip replacement. According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, hip replacements are on the rise in the United States.
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Football Knee Injury Prevention: What to Do to Prevent an ACL Injury

ACL Football

A diagnosis that football players fear and don’t want to hear: ACL injury.

In football, cutting motions and sharp pivots can put a great amount of force on the knee. As a result, the positioning of the ACL makes it responsible for maintaining the integrity of the knee against that force. Injuries typically happen when a player plants his or her foot on the ground while rotating their body. The ACL absorbs the twisting force across the knee joint and when it can’t handle it anymore, it ruptures.
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NFL Star NaVorro Bowman Joins DonJoy Performance To Promote On-Field Protection

3-Time Pro Bowl Linebacker Trusts DonJoy To Keep Him Healthy and In The Game For The 2016 NFL Season

DonJoy Performance announces today the addition of San Francisco 49er’s star linebacker NaVorro Bowman to its roster of professional athletes. Bowman will serve as the face of the DonJoy Performance DEFENDER line to promote on-field protection for players of all ages.

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