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  • The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Sports Medicine team can help you take charge of your shoulder, hip, knee and ankle health, prevent common injuries and remain active for a lifetime.
Whether you’re hurting or feeling just fine, we’ll keep you in the game.

Download our guide to combat common pain points experienced by active individuals. 
You'll learn:

  • Injury prevention strategies for work and home
  • Simple strengthening exercises for your shoulders, hips, knees and ankles
  • Helpful photos, explanations and recommended repetitions for each activity

Does my pain need rest or medical management?

EndurancePainNormal

Normal

Pain subsides after a few hours of rest

  • Continue to train
  • Use ice
  • Take nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs if pain is above 3 on 1-10 scale

EndurancePainHeadsUp

Heads Up

Pain continues 4-8 hours after resting

  • Consider “relative rest” – decrease training volume and incorporate longer warm-up and slower speeds

EndurancePainRehabilitation

Rehabilitation

Pain continues into the next day after training

  • Three-day trial of absolute rest
  • Contact Ohio State Sports Medicine or request an appointment above

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