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Category: Sports Medicine

5 lessons from the Olympics for kids

Every four years the world comes together to watch athletes from all over compete in the summer Olympics. The Olympic Games bring Americans together as they cheer on their favorite athletes and ultimately root for Team USA. The Olympics are … Continue reading

6 tips to prevent heat exhaustion and stroke

My phone just notified me of a heat advisory for the area, just as football and other sports are gearing up for the fall. This is a recipe for disaster. I used to do triathlons and work with athletes in … Continue reading

Are sports physicals and well-child checkup the same thing?

It’s that time of year again. Kids are all getting their sports physicals and camp physicals. Did you know this is not the same thing as the annual well child check? Many people think that the $40 exam and paperwork … Continue reading

Can social media hurt college recruitment?

On paper, everything checks out. John Doe is a model student, making the honor roll every semester. He had perfect attendance through high school. He was active in football, basketball, baseball, and track. He lettered in every sport and broke … Continue reading

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