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 […]
September 21-27 is National Rehabilitation Awareness Week. For those of you with family and loved ones going through any type of rehabilitation celebrate the workers who give their time and energy to help care for your family.
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 […]
Q: What do I do now? A: Do not sit down! Depending on the severity of your pain there are several answers about what to do, the bigger question may be what not to do. The one thing to be sure to avoid is sitting down! Sitting can actually make things worse and increase or […]
New book out on Amazon, Post Concussive Syndrome- an Evidence Based Approach, by William Boyd