Health

The health section of Fit People is where we’ll provide you with the best information available on illnesses, injuries, and other health problems that may threaten your well-being and athletic performance. We’ll talk about your cardiovascular system and immune system, physical therapy, and health issues related to your muscles, bones, and joints. Everything you need to know is right here.

What is Little League Elbow?

The medical term for “Little League Elbow” is Medial Apophysitis, and the condition affects the growth plate located in the elbow. The reason it has this name is that it’s a common injury among children and teenagers who play little…

What Causes Fainting During Exercise?

Fainting during exercise is certainly a cause for concern, and people are likely to think that there is a serious cause behind it. Fortunately, the reasons for fainting during exercise are normally quite simple to resolve and aren’t life-threatening. In…

5 Ways to Prevent Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is very common because it’s a part of the body that we often mistreat throughout the day without realizing it. However, with a little care and attention, we can prevent lower back pain. In this article, we’ll…

Concussion in Children’s Sports

Concussion in children’s sports occurs relatively frequently, but it’s not to be taken lightly. If you don’t take proper care from the beginning, it can lead to more serious problems. Concussions are most common in contact sports, such as rugby,…

Common Finger Injuries in Climbers

Climbers take care of their fingers. They know that the majority of their weight rests on them. If they don’t function properly, climbers could suffer from finger injuries or even a fall. Climbers train their fingers and protect them with specifically…

What is Diathermia in Physical Therapy?

If you see a physical therapist because of an injury, they’ll probably mention diathermia. Don’t let this strange word make you nervous! On the contrary, treatment with diathermia is good news since it’s quick and pleasant. So, what is it,…

This is How Athletes’ Brains Work

Most people admire more than one athlete. Their strength, their ability to react quickly, their vision, and strategy are simply fascinating. Athletes often deliver perfect performances that make them part of the elite. But, beyond their physical capabilities, how do…

What is Degenerative Disc Disease?

Degenerative disc disease isn’t exactly a condition itself. What it is, is a name for different disorders of the lumbar discs that normally occur with aging and the passage of time. A vertebral disc is part of the spinal column.…

The Importance of Breathing in Sports

When starting to practice sports, lots of changes happen in the body. Most of these processes take place to help performance during the activity. Here, we’ll talk about the importance of breathing in sports to help these processes. When we…