• Overuse injury in the child athlete

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  • Overuse Injury In The Child Athlete

    Overuse injury is a significant risk among children and teenage athletes. Repetitive training and performance can place excessive stress on the developing bones, joints, ligaments and musculature.  Further, the child athlete, coaches and parents may not recognized the signs of an overuse injury.  Sadly, it is estimated that 50% of the overuse injury in the… Read more »

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  • Home Therapy Instructions: Using Ice Packs

    Ice therapy is an effective means of pain control, especially after suffering an injury. Homemade ice packs can be more comfortable and effective than a bag of frozen peas. Made correctly, they mold to your body applying an even layer of cooling. Before giving the instructions to make an ice pack, the basic points of… Read more »

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