As fall sports are in full swing, it is important that you know what to do in the case of an ankle sprain. This injury is one of the most common we see here in the Sports and Orthopedic Physical Therapy department. Unfortunately, what often begins as a mild injury can quickly become debilitating if it is not managed correctly. Here is what to do if your athlete experiences an acute ankle sprain.
A woman’s first visit to an adult GYN practice is a great opportunity for her to take further ownership of her gynecologic health as she transitions to another stage in her life. An adult GYN provider treats women’sbreast and pelvic health issues and associated surgical needs, hormonal issues, pregnancy and postnatal care.
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Ankle Impingement Syndrome: Pain in the Gymnast Athlete
Oct 12, 2018
Most gymnasts can recall a time when they’ve landed a tumbling pass or vault and immediately experienced a painful stinging sensation in their ankles. As a former gymnast, I thought that feeling was just part of the sport, but ankle pain with landings in gymnastics is not normal. Read More
I realized that my problem with writing this post is the same problem we are having surrounding the conversation about mental health. I've been struggling to find something profound to say because our mental health is not something we talk about every day. But why not? Read More
For most children who start ballet, the goal is to dance in pointe shoes (or go en pointe). Hours are spent practicing proper technique at the barre and being able to perform flawless choreography to make every performance look effortless. But, to safely go en pointe, it takes more than just desire. Read More
Hydronephrosis: A Defense Mechanism for the Kidneys
Oct 04, 2018
Hydronephrosis is a radiology term describing fluid buildup within the kidney. It is like a defense mechanism for the kidney when urine is slow to drain. Stretching of the kidney allows the backpressure of urine to be more evenly distributed. This may help to limit or slow down some of the potential damage to the kidney from urine backing up abnormally. Read More
Children and Cell Phones: Weighing the Risks and Benefits
Oct 02, 2018
We live in a world full of technology and, for many of us, our children understand it better than we do.Parents may feel pressured by their children to provide them with a cell phone at an early age, but aren’t sure when children are actually ready for this responsibility. So, when's the right time for your child to get their first cell phone? Read More
Inpatient Rehabilitation: Comprehensive Services to Treat the Whole Child
Sep 27, 2018
Comprehensive, family-centered, individually-tailored rehabilitation services are critical to patients who are recovering from a spinal cord injury, traumatic or non-traumatic brain injury, stroke, neurological disorder, severe illness or other potential life-altering event.Read More
If a female is prescribed hormonal birth control, the medication “tricks” the ovaries into thinking that the woman is already pregnant, thus holding back the egg from being popped into the fallopian tubes.What many don’t understand, however, is that this reaction can trigger or prevent other functions in the body, which could be perceived as beneficial by the woman taking the medication. Read More