Concussions in Kids – It’s Not Just a Football Injury

As parents we all want our children to be physically active, to pick a sport they enjoy and that also helps them build good skill and fitness. We also want to protect them. We make sure they are careful crossing the street, climbing on the play set, wearing a helmet when riding the bike. We want...

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Hot Weather Hydration for Young Athletes

Is Your Child Getting Enough Water This Summer? It should go without saying that living in Arizona makes it difficult for anyone to stay hydrated in the summer. But for young athletes it is particularly difficult. First, obviously, they are out exercising in extreme temperatures (even in the...

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What is a Trigger Point?

Hint: It has nothing to do with a gun. A trigger point usually consists of a small band of muscle which feels knotty. It is sometimes painful when touched, but the pain is often referred to another area of the body. A trigger point in the shoulder, for example, might cause a headache. What causes...

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