Megan Goodrich, ATC is a contributing author and staff member of Hat Trick Sports. Megan graduated from Mercyhurst University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Sports Medicine and received a Masters of Arts degree in Exercise and Sport Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she worked with the Division 1 field hockey and track and field teams. Megan has also worked as an Assistant Athletic Trainer at Kent State University, and more recently as the Head Athletic Trainer at Villa Maria Academy in Erie, PA. Megan brings her love of sports and knowledge of sports medicine to all of her articles, as well as when working with customers at Hat Trick Sports.
Lateral epicondylitis or tennis elbow is a painful overuse condition that affects the tendons on the lateral aspect of the elbow. It is a common injury for anyone that performs repetitive motions such as tennis players who often perform an excessive amount of wrist extension with backhand swings. Although this condition is most commonly referred to as tennis elbow, lateral epicondylitis has many different causes and may occur in any sport or activity that involves repetitively gripping an object.
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What type of ankle brace is “the best” for basketball players? With the countless options available, it can be a very daunting task picking the one that is right for you. This article will examine 5 of the best ankle braces readily available to consumers, and discuss the differences in support and comfort of each.
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Knee pain is a very common ailment affecting a wide range of people. A variety of knee braces from many well-known manufacturers such as DonJoy, Breg, Ossur, McDavid, and Cho-Pat are available to help alleviate the pain associated with different knee injuries. With the help of a medical professional, finding the right brace for a specific injury can be easy.
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