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Death To “Just In Case” Stigma

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Death To “Just In Case” Stigma Child loss is one of the hardest subjects to discuss for anyone whether it be the one who lost a child or not.  Most people don’t know what to say to someone who has lost a child and many times says the wrong thing in trying to make sense […]

Tips From ‘The Prose’: The Use Of SI Belts For Pregnancy

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Tips From ‘The Prose’: The Use Of SI Belts For Pregnancy Attention all you pregnant ladies our there!  Are any of you experiencing pain in your SI joint?  What’s the SI joint you ask?  Well if you look at your back in the mirror, at the very bottom there are two “dimples” on either side […]

5 Tips To Keep You Safe This Summer

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5 Tips To Keep You Safe This Summer Summer is here and we all want to be outside.  Here are some tips to keep you safe in the sun; Wear sunscreen – this seems obvious, however even if you are in the shade you can still get sunburned, so make sure to wear your SPF […]

Walk the Walk

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One of the biggest parts of curriculum in physical therapy school is gait assessment, which is essentially looking at how people walk.  The way a person walks can affect many different parts of the body, and cause pain or stiffness originating anywhere from the ankles to the low back. The Normal Stride A normal walking […]

Go With Your Gut: 3 Important Tips For Injuries On Site

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Go With Your Gut: 3 Important Tips For Injuries On Site As an Athletic Trainer, there have been plenty of times where I have had to go with a quick judgement call. A lot of the times, AT’s are the ones that are on site for injuries, and we often need to make quick decisions […]

Should A Kid Specialize In Only One Sport?

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Should A Kid Specialize In Only One Sport? This is one PT’s opinion on kids specializing in one sport. It seems to be the norm these days in regards to kids and sports that kids start in one sport early in life (kindergarten), practice and play that sport year round, and continue to focus on that […]

My Cleats Hurt My Feet!

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My Cleats Hurt My Feet! It’s the start of spring soccer practice and I watch my 10 year old daughter limp off the field. It’s become a familiar scene in the last couple years as I have seen several young athletes become sidelined with heel and ankle pain due to running in cleats.  An athlete […]

Tips from ‘The Prose’: What To Do About Shin Splints

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Tips from The Prose: What To Do About Shin Splints Ever have pain in the front of your shin after walking or running?  Do those muscles on the front of your shin feel tender to the touch?  Chances are you could be suffering from shin splints – a common overuse injury.  There are a number of reasons someone […]

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