Getting into the habit of participating in healthy lifestyle behaviors can be challenging for many individuals.
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.
Heartburn or gastro-esophageal reflux disease (sometimes referred to as GERD) is quite common. It is estimated that more than 60 million Americans experience heartburn symptoms on a weekly basis.
Throughout my time as an athletic trainer, I am often asked by student athletes whether or not they should practice when sick.
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.