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Getting back to game after injury

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Dancing in and out of the comfort zone is a delicate act. And maybe we play too hard. For some injuries, prevention might be the only cure. But as a community of thrill-seekers, there’s no sign of people easing off the throttle.

Dr. Fisher counsels: "I think what injuries do is age your joints and muscles faster than the normal rate of aging. We’re given a full complement of muscles and joints; and maybe we’re just not meant to hurtle ourselves off cliffs and down mountains."

I guess there’s always golf. But where’s the thrill in that?

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