Musculoskeletal Health

Keeping Your Youth Athlete Safe from Overuse Injuries During Growth Periods

Whether your child is a seasoned player or just heading into their first season of recreational soccer, playing sports is important for their overall health. One of the best ways to encourage that passion...

A Spine Surgery Success Story: Finding Relief from Back Pain

Pat Principe struggled with debilitating back pain for over a year – pain that radiated down her legs and kept her from enjoying her favorite activities. “I volunteer at a children’s hospital and through my...

Innovative 3D-Printed Bone Implant Put the Spring Back in Natasha’s Step

When Natasha Bass survived a severe car accident in September 2016, she wondered if she would be able to walk again. With both legs and ankles broken in multiple places, she joked that “my...

Football Helmets and Concussion: Equaling the Playing Field

Helmets have come a long way since the earliest days of American football. Leather designs at the start of the 20th century evolved to current day molded plastic models. But, the helmet’s original purpose,...

Could Your Knee Pain Alter Your Brain Function?

If your child or teen has ever complained of knee pain, then you know the worry it can bring when you’re left to wonder if they’ve suffered some sort of injury that could impact...

Let’s Go, Ladies: Ways to Get Back to the Game or Start a New Exercise Program

This year’s Olympic Games is full of strong, powerful women athletes. Allyson Felix is setting the bar high and inspiring moms and women around the world. Jordan Chiles has been unstoppable in every competition...

8 Ways to Relieve Low Back Pain at Home

Low back pain is one of the most common reasons people visit the doctor or miss work. It’s estimated that at least eight out of 10 individuals experience low back pain at some point...

Sickled Feet: Avoid Injury with Better Technique

If you’ve watched any of the ballet shows on TV that have risen in popularity, then you’ve likely seen a stern ballet teacher in the front of class barking at students about “turnout” and...

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