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The Mind of a Champion

Whether you’re a competitive athlete, weekend warrior or fitness fanatic – you dedicate hours of time to improving your physical strength and skills. Have you ever considered the importance of developing your mental toughness too? What is Sports Psychology? Sports psychology focuses on strengthening an athlete’s mind in order to overcome obstacles, enhance performance and achieve goals. Read More »
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The ARC Program: Bridging the Gap

The safe return to competition after orthopedic injury is a grueling process that must include a team of professionals working together to help the athlete as a whole. The rehabilitation team, including the orthopedic surgeons, physical therapists, athletic trainers and even coaches must work together to consider all the aspects regarding rehabilitation and the needs of the athlete. Read More »
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The Top 10 Benefits of Warwick Workouts Training

Newcomers to the Warwick Workouts‘ approach to basketball training often ask us why our system works. While there are literally thousands of little things we could show them, we try to keep it simple. So if you’re new to our work, here’s a look at the Top 10 reasons why the basketball player in your life can improve his or her game with our help. Read More »
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ACL Injuries Can Happen to Anyone

An ACL injury sounds like something that would only happen to an athlete, but Brandon Fites, MD, orthopedic and sports medicine specialist, says they’re more common than you think. Everyone from high school and recreational athletes to farmers and ranchers can suffer an ACL injury. Read More »
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4 Signs Your Shoes Are Worn Out

It’s the New Year and along with ushering in a new season many of us have the New Year’s resolution to be active and get more exercise. One of the things that can hold you back is pain, especially foot pain. Read More »
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Fall Sports and Concussion: If in doubt, sit them out

The crisp evenings, the popcorn, the band and school pride – there’s nothing quite like football season. Yet as fans cheer their team to victory, some moms and dads are anxiously watching their sons, wondering if that last tackle was a little too rough. Read More »
Sports Medicine · Avera Health