Q&A: The life of an athletic trainer

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In honor of National Athletic Trainers’ Month this March, I wanted to spotlight a local athletic trainer and share some insight into... Read more

11 guidelines to follow to reduce the risk of injury in baseball players

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As Spring Training is underway in Florida and Arizona, it won’t be long until high school and youth baseball fields are filled with the... Read more

Do subconcussive hits have the same effect on the brain as clinical concussions?

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In January, the Eastern Athletic Trainers Association hosted its annual conference in Philadelphia. Among the many sports medicine topics... Read more

Signs and symptoms to recognize in athletes who may have a concussion

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With the fall sports’ season beginning, fields across the country are filling nightly with thousands of kids playing football, soccer... Read more

The perils of sport specialization

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Sport Specialization has become a hot topic over the past 5-10 years as more and more children begin playing only one sport with the expectation... Read more

10 strategies to keep your young pitcher healthy

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As the Phillies season gets under way, youth baseball across the region is finally back! With so many young players hitting the field again... Read more

A day in the life of a high school athletic trainer

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In honor of National Athletic Training Month this March, I talked to high school athletic trainer Amy Virden, MS, ATC, CSCS about her role... Read more

What to do if you have lower back pain

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Did you know that 85% of people will have back pain at some point in their life? But what should you do if your back hurts? Should you see... Read more