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

Rotator cuff surgery: What to expect

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As I sat in the waiting room with a family member about to have Shoulder surgery, I decided it would be a good time to write a post on rotator... Read more

Best way to reduce arm injuries in baseball

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Do you know the number one way to reduce the chance of injuring your shoulder or elbow as a youth baseball player? As an athletic trainer... Read more

Rehabbing an ACL injury

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You are watching your teenager’s game with excitement, there are 3 minutes left in the game and the score is tied. With each play you... Read more