Exercising for Bone Health

Why Is Exercise Important for Bone Health? Bone health follows the old adage “Use it or lose it”. Stressing bone through activity and exercise encourages it to increase its calcium content and grow stronger and more dense. A sedentary lifestyle has the opposite effect on bones. Inactivity causes the bone to lose calcium and get…

Read More

On-Field Evaluation of Athletes with Potential Head & Neck Injuries

The on-field evaluation of an athlete with head and/or neck injuries is critical in preventing potentially catastrophic problems. The appropriate care of these patients begins with a plan involving trainer, physicians, and emergency medical personnel. It is extremely important to have all necessary equipment available. This would include a spine board with straps, small garden…

Read More