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Pay It Forward

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Pay It Forward It’s December, it’s the season of giving. I wanted to talk about random acts of kindness/paying it forward. And, it doesn’t always require “giving” anything.  Little stuff like going out of your way to hold a door open for someone – which, being the mother of 2 toddlers is VERY much appreciated, […]

Do Successful Teams Have Fewer Injuries???

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Do Successful Teams Have Fewer Injuries??? This is an interesting topic. I have had seasons where I have a lot of injuries among my teams and other seasons where there are very few injuries. Is there a reason for this? Is it a complete coincidence? I am the Athletic Trainer at East Ridge High School. […]

Small Town Girl At Heart

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Small Town Girl At Heart I am from a small town in north central MN. This is not just a small town that no one knows about that you drive through and you don’t even know you drove through it. My town is a tourist town. I grew up with “city people” coming up and […]

Want A Healthy, Really Easy And Quick CHILI Recipe?

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Want A Healthy, Really Easy And Quick CHILI Recipe?  Well, here it is: Ingredients: 2 cans (14 oz each) white beans 1 – 2 cans (14 oz each) black beans 2 jars (16 oz each) tomatillo salsa of your choice 1.5 lb cooked and chopped/shredded boneless, skinless chicken breast   Directions: Drain and rinse the […]

IT’S SPRING!!! GET OUT AND GARDEN!

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IT’S SPRING!!! GET OUT AND GARDEN! As I write this, it’s snowing… but it is spring, right?  I guess all we can do is think spring and hope Mother Nature will follow suit.  We live in Minnesota, it is a beautiful, wonderful state and we need to embrace it – snow and all.  Soon enough, […]

The Definition Of An Athletic Trainer

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 The Definition Of An Athletic Trainer As approved by the National Athletic Training Board of Directors in January 2013: Athletic Trainers are healthcare professionals who collaborate with physicians.  The services provided by Athletic Trainers comprise prevention, emergency care, clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions. Typical patients of Athletic Trainers:  Recreational, […]

The CrAzy, Busy Life Of An Athletic Trainer In Winter Months

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An Athletic Trainers Winter Schedule As the winter sports seasons are starting to wind down, it gets me thinking about how crazy and busy a high school Athletic Trainer’s life is for the past 4 months during the winter.  When I look back I kind of think: “wow, that went fast”. Which at the beginning of […]

How Does RICE Speed Up Injury Recovery? (4 Tips To Get Back In The Game)

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4 Basic, But Effective Injury Recovery Tips Hi, my name is Hayley Seide. I’m an Athletic Trainer (AT) at OSI Physical Therapy. I’m often asked for tips for injury recovery, because I spend so much time with athletes who get injured and want to get back in the game. So I thought I’d share a […]