Monthly Archives: March 2015

What is A Stress Fracture?

A stress fracture has become one of the most common injuries in sports. The popularity of this injury tends to stem from the overuse and stress an athlete puts on his or her lower limbs. More than 50 percent of all stress fractures occur in the lower leg, either in the tibia (shin bone) or… Read more »

Why Do My Knees Make Clicking Sounds?

During specific bending movements such as squats or kneeling, your knees may make an audible sound of a crack or click. Typically this isn’t something to be too concerned about, as there are several reasons why our joints tend to make these sounds. Popping and cracking start to become a normal noise after years of… Read more »

University of Louisville’s Teena Murray Makes A Huge Difference For Student Athletes

Raised in a small town of about 1,600 people in the Canadian province of Quebec, Teena Murray is making a big influence on student athletes at the University of Louisville (U of L). As the Director of Sports Performance, Teena is in charge of the athletic performance for students involved in 21 sports programs at… Read more »

Achilles Injury and Genetics

If you’ve ever had an Achilles injury, you know how painful these can be. Oftentimes Achilles injuries are accompanied by extreme pain shooting through the back of the foot and heel, tenderness and swelling. Stiffness, loss of mobility and sometimes popping noises are also typical if you’ve torn or ruptured your Achilles tendon. This springy… Read more »