Video Analysis for Running Gait: Proper Form Makes All the Difference

Though running is not a skill often taught, there is a right and a wrong way to run. Despite technological... Read full post »

Low Back Pain in Children and Adolescents

Most people think of lower back pain as an “older person’s” diagnosis, but it has become prevalent in children and... Read full post »

Why Your Child Should Be Strength Training This Summer

Even though it feels like we just put away our winter coats, fall is just around the corner. For fall... Read full post »

The Importance of Sports Nutrition for Young Athletes

Young athletes train long hours for their sport. In order to optimize that training, proper nutrition needs to be a... Read full post »
Early Sports Specialization: Do Benefits Outweigh Risks?

Early Sports Specialization: Does Benefit Outweigh Risk?

Early sports specialization is when a young athlete chooses a single sport to practice and play exclusively. This usually occurs... Read full post »
Injury Prevention in Young Athletes

Injury Prevention in Young Athletes

Whether your son or daughter is playing a sport year-round, participating in private lessons/coaching, or playing on an elite AAU... Read full post »

Why Your School Needs An Athletic Trainer

I was asked to write this blog post because I am in the unique position of not only working at... Read full post »

Olympic Dreams vs. Reality

With each new Olympiad I’m reminded of the opportunity I had, as an athletic trainer, to deliver healthcare to Olympic... Read full post »