Preparing for Fall – Sports Safety Tips

Summer may be in full swing, but now is the time to prepare for the fall sports season. Sports like football and volleyball can be fun extracurricular activities for your child athlete, but there are a few things to keep in mind to encourage proper training and prevent injury: 1. Pre-season Medical Screening – Every athlete should receive an annual … Read More

Keeping Your Joints Healthy

May is recognized each year as National Arthritis Awareness Month. According to the Arthritis Foundation, arthritis is a disease that impacts more than 50 million Americans, making it the number one cause of disability in the country. That means 1 in every 5 adults, 300,000 children and countless families are affected by at least one of the more than 60 … Read More

Taking Care of Your Employees: Injury Prevention

As a business owner, your most important asset may not be what you think. Your number one priority is not necessarily sales or even clients. It’s your employees. It’s worth repeating that if you take care of your employees, they’ll take care of your business. That’s one of the reasons why occupational health and safety is so important to keeping … Read More

Heat Vs. Ice

A common question we get asked is “Should I apply heat or ice to my injury?” Generally, we advise patients to apply ice to recent injuries. To understand why it’s best to choose ice over heat, it is important to understand the resulting symptom of having an injury, which is inflammation. Many of our patients show signs of at least … Read More