Blog Posts in Patient Care

March 17, 2016 by JordanG
Approximately 50 percent of all sports-related injuries sustained by athletes ages 6 to 18 are related to overuse. Overuse can cause general stress, inflammation and tendinitis. Because the symptoms of overuse injuries tend to be gradual, it often...
February 19, 2016 by Beth Sitzler
The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the most commonly injured ligaments in the knee. An ACL injury can occur in any sport, with 70 percent of ACL injuries being sustained during non-contact sports and 30 percent sustained during contact...
January 27, 2016 by Beth Sitzler
Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is caused by an electrical disturbance in the heart that disrupts pumping, and every year in the U.S. 2,000 patients under age 25 die because of it, according to the Center for Disease Control. To help you educate your...
July 21, 2015 by Beth Sitzler
As temperatures around the country continue to rise – reaching the triple digits in some areas – it's important to remind parents, coaches and student athletes of the dangers of heat-related illnesses. There are several types of heat illness, but...