Tag - sports medicine

8 tips to a safer run

Summer is here and the warmer temps make this a great time for running outdoors. But, before you head to your next race, Augusta University Sports Medicine offers the following tips to help you prepare and avoid injuries. Fuel up the tank. Consume a...

6 ways to stay safe when lightning strikes

When summer storms gather, is lightning safety one of your main concerns? If it’s not, it should be. Lightning is among the leading causes of weather-related fatalities, but many underestimate the severity of its power. “Summer is great for spending...

Even ‘Ironmen’ need medical care

Members of GRHealth Sports Medicine and the hospital’s Emergency Department staffed the medical tent Sunday at the IRONMAN 70.3 event. More than 3,000 men and women competed in this intense test of athleticism that included a 1.2-mile swim, a 56...

GRU’s Unsung Heroes: Athletic Trainers

They walk the halls with us and work diligently beside us. However, many of us are not aware of the lengths to which many of them have gone to ensure our patients and students receive quality care when they arrive on our campuses. In an effort to...

10 tips to a safer run

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Running is one of the easiest ways to stay fit, but it’s not without dangers. With more than 1,000 participants signed up for the GRU Augusta Half Marathon and 10k on Sunday, Feb. 22, GRHealth Sports Medicine offers the following tips...

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