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Tips to lower the risk of a concussion

Better helmets, better techniques for heading the ball in soccer, rule changes in contact and collision sports and more can lower the rates of concussions, but we can never prevent every concussion. In this video, I don’t share tips for preventing a concussion. I offer suggestions on minimizing the long-term risks should your child suffer a concussion. Continue Reading

What could cause leg pain in a runner other than a stress fracture?

A tibial stress fracture is a common injury in runners and running athletes. Doctors can make the diagnosis with a bone scan or MRI. Sometimes these tests show stress reactions that have not become full stress fractures. In this video, I share my thoughts on the diagnosis of tibial stress fractures and other causes of leg pain in running athletes. Continue Reading

Water vs. sports drinks – Is one better for you?

Should you drink water when you exercise, or should you grab a sports drinks? We see ads all the time promoting their benefits for sports performance. Do you need their extra sugars and electrolytes? Or will water hydrate you just as well? There is not one absolute right answer for every athlete, but I share some points to consider in this video. Continue Reading

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