Youth sports have come a long way from the days when kids played on local Little League or Pee Wee teams once a year for short seasons. Even elementary-aged kids are playing increasingly competitive sports,
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
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
After a move, you find that your back is aching from all the boxes. Or maybe a day of yard work has your back throbbing. Or maybe you’re finding that your back pain is more
When you think about arthritis, your brain may immediately think of elderly adults with swollen, painful joints, and who have trouble walking or tying their shoes. While arthritis does indeed cause problems for many older
Natural disasters such as wildfires, earthquakes, tornadoes and hurricanes seem to dominate the headlines and 24-hour news cycles these days. But if you’re a person living with diabetes and are caught in a disaster, managing
Italian food may seem like the ultimate treat. After all, there is a reason why it’s a favorite among marathon runners or athletes who need to load up on carbohydrates prior to a big event.
As we age, we gain experience, wisdom and a new perspective on life. Unfortunately, we can also gain a few fine lines and dark spots, some redness and skin that isn’t as firm as it
We may only be a few months into the new year, but it doesn’t feel very new anymore. Some of us have followed through with our New Year’s resolutions, and others of us … well,