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As girls’ participation in youth sports has risen, so, too, have their rates of overuse injuries. A recent study of overuse injuries — damage to bones or soft tissues that develops over time instead of
Patience really is a virtue when it comes to athletes and sports injuries. But too often an athlete’s passion for the game and willingness to push his or her body to the highest level is
School-age kids from all over the North Texas area have headed back to class this fall, ushering in a frenzy of new schedules and tryouts for sports teams. Whether your student is the starting quarterback
Yesterday, you enjoyed a long jog and your thighs are now feeling the burn. When do muscle aches and pains cross the line between soreness and a sports injury? The American College of Sports Medicine
Summer is winding down, and that means fall sports practices are preparing to ramp up. Before your young athlete gets back in the game, a pre-participation physical exam can determine whether it’s medically safe for
Dr. Paul Heikkinen, a chiropractor, knows all about treating pain. He has dedicated his career to offering patients therapy and information to help them live active, healthy lifestyles without the nagging aches and pains that
Alyssa Rodriguez has been dancing most of her life. Some of her fondest childhood memories were inside a dance studio. She had her first major injury at the age of 13 with a torn meniscus.
Sometimes, in spite of every effort, you may not be able to achieve long-term weight loss on your own. In cases of chronic or severe obesity, bariatric surgery can serve as a tool to reaching
If you are the parent of a young female athlete, you naturally worry about the injuries your daughter could suffer during her sports play. If you are a soccer parent, you might focus on such