Shoulder injuries in combat sports

Shoulder injuries in combat sports

Why does my shoulder hurt when I try to shrimp? Anatomy: The shoulder is a complex joint, relying on the neck, thoracic spine, clavicle, scapula, glenohumeral, acromioclavicular and sternoclavicular joints to provide movement. If just one of these joints cannot move...
Hand injuries in combat sports

Hand injuries in combat sports

Why can’t I close my fist to punch? Anatomy: The hand is an incredibly complex network of joints (29), ligaments (126), tendons, muscle (34), bones (29) & fascia. This network allows for the manipulation of really small objects, like threading the eye of a needle,...
I’m injured, what do I do?

I’m injured, what do I do?

In this article we will discuss how continuing to train through your injury is the best approach and why your doctors advice to take medicine, rest and wait 4 weeks, is the worst approach. If you are an athlete in Miami, Florida experiencing an injury, are unsure of...
Ankle sprains affect how you cut and pivot

Ankle sprains affect how you cut and pivot

In previous articles here, we discussed how ankle sprains can affect balance, walking, running and a functional tasks seen in strength training, drop jumps. Other articles I wrote about ankle sprain epidemiology including reinjury rates and associated complications....