Blog • May 11, 2018

Managing Muscle Soreness

Beginning an exercise program can start at any time. Whether you are just starting to work out or have been working out for years, muscle soreness is a common part of the process.

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Blog • April 21, 2018

What are shin splints?

As a Licensed Athletic Trainer, I see a lot of athletes in the spring with medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS) or better known as shin splints. Shin splints are most common in track and field and cross country, but are also seen in other sports such as soccer and basketball.

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Blog • March 9, 2018

Sports-related skin infections

Licensed Athletic Trainers are one of the first lines of defense when it comes to skin infections. ATs have knowledge in preventing, assessing, treating, and educating athletes regarding skin conditions.

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Blog • March 3, 2018

There's help for an overactive bladder

Overactive bladder can affect men and women of any age. Although it is more common with age it should NOT be considered a normal part of the aging process. It is a medical condition with available treatment options.

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Blog • February 4, 2018

Ankle injuries: To brace, or to tape?

During every sport season and in virtually all sports, coaches and athletic trainers are faced with athletes who have a history of “weak” ankles, which can lead to ankle injury. The traditional approach has been to tape these players. Unfortunately, this has been proven to be a poor choice.

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Blog • January 11, 2018

Choose physical therapy for pain management

Taking a pain reliever to ease your discomfort during the healing process is fine. Things can get dangerous when your pain becomes a chronic condition and you find yourself seeking medicated relief more often, or even constantly.

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