Injuries are opportunities in disguise. Whether from overuse or an accident, an inability to use part of your body can help you assess your overall physiology and get you out of a fitness rut. “Most people avoid exercising their weakest parts in the gym,” says David Reavy, owner of React Physical Therapy in Chicago. “This is a chance to focus on those areas and strengthen them.” With the help of Reavy and Chris Phillips, owner of Compete Sports Performance and Rehab in Lake Forest, California, we offer guidance for staying in shape — or getting even more fit — while healing from the most common injuries.
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