Age 22 And Living In Assisted Living

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Age 22 And Living In Assisted Living I was 22 years old when I packed up my Kia Sephia and headed to Osakis, Minnesota.  This is where I did my grad school practicum experience for the summer.  If any of you have been to Osakis, it is a great, quiet, small town.  I needed a place […]

Athletic Trainers: The Heart Of The Operation

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Athletic Trainers: The Heart Of The Operation In case you haven’t noticed by all of the posts and pictures the month of March was Athletic Training month! The theme this year by the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) is We’ve Got Your Back! Previously my wonderful, smart, and talented colleagues have highlighted what an athletic […]

Florida Trip, Day 2. Nashville to Cape Canaveral

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Florida Trip, Day 2. Nashville to Cape Canaveral Today started out just as early as yesterday, with a quick breakfast, and looking down the barrel of another 770 miles to our next destination. Today would take us through what I might consider to be the most beautiful country ever made. Southern Tennessee is my new […]

What Makes Athletic Training Different Than Physical Therapy?

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What Makes Athletic Training Different Than Physical Therapy? Hello everyone! Liz Gerdin here, the athletic trainer at North High School. Recently we have had a ton of awesome blog posts with great advice and interesting information. In honor of National Athletic Training Month, I thought you all would love a picture of what makes athletic […]

Ankle Sprain Treatment Options & Tips

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Ankle Sprain Treatment Options Ankle sprains are a very common injury for athletes and non-athletes.  An ankle sprain most commonly occurs when the foot rolls inward and stretches the ligaments on the lateral (outside) aspect of the ankle.  The severity of the injury depends on the amount of force put on the ankle ligaments during […]

Athletic Training Injury Evaluation

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Athletic Training Injury Evaluation If you are anything like me; you like to know what is ahead, what’s coming next, and what the plan is.  I wrote up a little itinerary of what an evaluation of an injury looks like.  That way, when you show up to the athletic training room, or you’re sitting in […]

Do You Know Your BMI? This Might Help

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(image via UK Metric Association) Do You Know Your BMI? This Might Help Body mass index is used to assess someone’s body composition (the amount to lean tissue to body fat). BMI will compare your body weight to your height to come up with a number that indicates whether you are obese, overweight, normal weight […]

What Does An OSI Owner Do After A Long Day’s Work?

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What Does every OSI owner need after a long days work?  Why some massage to his injured/partially amputated finger, of coarse! Mike was supposed to be helping Sara Lumby during Sports Night when said massage was occurring and she caught him slacking on his duties 😉 – Sara

Managing Stress: My Body Does What When Stressed?

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Managing Stress: My Body Does What When Stressed? Ok- so we can’t always control the stress in our lives but we can try control what our body does in reaction to stress.  Stress doesn’t always have to be a bad thing either.  We can have excitement stress like when we are getting ready for a […]

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