Archive | September, 2014

Sports should be childs play

More and more evidence is pointing to the importance for kids to play sports seasonally. That is to not specialize in any one sport, at least through the age of 12. Data presented at the April meeting of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine showed that varsity athletes at U.C.L.A.-many with full ride scholarships-specialized […]

Heat vs Ice

One of the most common questions asked by patients is whether they should be using heat or ice. Though many times the use of heat or is specific to the injury or the patient here are some general guidelines. Ice Treatment Ice treatment should be used following acute injuries (anything that has happened within the […]