If you’re like most people, you’ve suffered some foot pain at some point in your life. Hopefully, the pain was minor, allowing you to continue with your healthy lifestyle. About 75% of Americans experience foot problems at one time or another. The majority of foot-related injuries in people aged 17 or older are ankle strains
In this segment, John DeVries, PT and RJ Perry, PTA review crutch use and proper fitting.
As children and teenagers become more active and participate in sports, it can sometimes mean injuries, especially repeat injuries. With the surge of year-round training and competitions, these young bodies are prone to repetitive stress injuries (RSIs). “RSIs are most likely to occur in children and teens in the area of growth plates,” explained Ryan
There is no easy answer to the question, “are multi-sport athletes better than single-sport athletes?” It’s a loaded question, and every athlete is different; the simple answer is – it depends. One of the biggest debates in today’s youth sports culture is whether athletes are best to specialize in one sport or try their hands
Today, it’s hard to know where you should or can go for medical help. In the event of an injury like a sprain, dislocation or a broken bone, you still need care! So, what do you do? Do you visit your local emergency room (ER)? Or head to the nearest urgent care center? Today, more