Tag Archives: sports medicine

Treating pain–ankle sprains

Sprained ankles are the bane of many athletes and weekend warriors. If you think you’ve sprained an ankle, you should see a clinician for proper healing and to avoid future injury. When you sprain an ankle, one or more ligaments … Continue reading

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Heat and the athlete

Late summer brings the kids back-to-school along with the heat and humidity we all dread. I look forward to this time of year because I love football!  As an athletic trainer, however, I see the dangerous effects this heat can … Continue reading

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The Importance of a Certified Athletic Trainer When Diagnosing a Concussion

Certified athletic trainers (ATC) do more than watch a sporting event from the sidelines or tape athlete’s ankles.  They are health care professionals trained to work in a variety of settings and with many different types of people – not … Continue reading

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