I’m writing this post one day after Sydney Seau’s moving speech honoring her father, Junior Seau, at his induction in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Junior Seau asked his daughter to speak on his behalf if he made it into the Hall of Fame before he committed suicide in 2012. He was found to have had a degenerative … Read More
How to know if an athlete has a concussion- and what to do. Part 1 of a series
Fall sports begin in a few weeks here in the CLE. And while most of us can’t wait for the return of “Friday Night Lights,” soccer matches, and volleyball games, it’s important to remember how to keep our youth athletes safe during the excitement. This includes recognizing injuries and finding medical care as they happen. In part 1 of this article, I’ll talk about … Read More
How Necessary is Hamstring Strengthening for Preventing ACL Injury?
FOR ATHLETES: Bottom line info you need to #GETBETTER The hamstring muscles work with the ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) to maintain knee stability during sports. Research over the past few years has shown that females who injured their ACL’s had weaker hamstrings than uninjured females or males. Because of this, the sports medicine community thought that strengthening the hamstrings … Read More
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