When I came to intern at Agnesian HealthCare’s Bereavement Center, I didn’t know what to expect. Before starting my internship, I didn’t have any experience working with bereavement, and to be honest I wasn’t sure what bereavement was.
The other day, my four-year-old daughter and I were running errands in the car. There was nothing out of the ordinary about this day. My daughter was sitting in the back of the car, happily talking away to me, sharing anything and everything she could think of.
It’s hard to be active without some level of ache or pain. A common pain I have seen as an athletic trainer is shin pain, commonly referred as shin splints or Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome.
Shoulder pain with overhead sports? Whether it be volleyball, softball, tennis or any other sport, you are not alone. Being a former collegiate volleyball player, I am very familiar with shoulder pain and how much it can impact your life.
I love yoga. One of the concepts that my yoga teacher discusses is the idea of Chakras or energy centers. One of these is the Heart Chakra. I have been focusing on this Chakra lately.
In the clinic, I commonly get questions about the use of ice when it comes to musculoskeletal conditions. In what instances should I ice my injury? What are the benefits of icing? How do I correctly ice? What should I use to ice?
Benefits of icing
Important Note: Call 911 immediately if you suspect you are having a heart attack, stroke or life-threatening emergency!
Q: When you’re sick or injured, where should you go?
A sensory diet is not always about food! A sensory diet is a specifically-designed activity plan that helps to provide the right amount of sensory input to help children stay energized, focused, organized and regulated throughout the day.
Participation in organized sports is on the rise and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates 30 million children and adolescents in the United States participate in youth sports. Nearly half of all sports injuries in middle and high school students are due to overuse.
Technology is all around us. You can find an app for just about anything from tracking calories to organizing finance.