Shin Splints

Shin Splints Causes: Shin Splints occur when people put too much pressure on their shin bones The associated tissues that connect the shinbone to the muscles are excessively forced, causing swelling and inflammation Signs and Symptoms: Pain felt along the front of your lower leg/shin bone Pain mostly felt between knee and ankle Shin splints [...]

By |2018-05-01T09:17:48-04:00May 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Knee Effusion Signs Symptoms and Treatments

Knee Effusion Signs Symptoms and Treatments Knee effusion is the build-up of fluid inside the knee, usually from inflammation. Known as water on the knee According to the MediLexicon Medical Dictionary, knee effusion is a large bursa between the inferior part of the femur and the tendon. Also known as Prepatellar bursitis Small amount of [...]

By |2017-06-19T11:43:42-04:00June 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Henry Ford

Heat Stress Safety Cooling Vest Henry Ford was born on July 30, 1863, in Greenfield Township, Michigan. His father, William, was born in County Cork, Ireland while his mother, Mary, was born in Michigan. William Ford was a farmer who had always wanted his son to take over on the farm. However, Henry [...]

By |2017-03-10T17:53:57-04:00March 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Preventing The Zika Virus

How to Prevent the Zika Virus Scientist are saying that within a month the Zika Virus could be here in the United States.  There are several steps that you should take in order to try and prevent yourself from obtaining the Zika Virus: Prevent the Zika Virus by: Wearing long-sleeved shirts and long pants. Stay [...]

By |2016-05-24T13:25:20-04:00May 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Zika Virus

One of the most pressing issues involving the Zika Virus is the effect that it will have on the 2016 Summer Olympics, which will be taken place in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.  Approximately 200,000 Americans and millions more around the world will be making the trek to Brazil this summer to attend the Olympics.  If anyone contracts the virus, [...]

By |2016-05-03T12:35:02-04:00May 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Heat Stress Safety in Athletics

Heat Stress Safety for athletes is a major concern during the summer months.  Every year, young athletes die senselessly because proper steps are not taken to prevent something that is completely preventable.  High School athletic associations are all very quick to adopt policies; however, they are slow to embrace those policies. Kids are spending more [...]

By |2015-06-19T13:43:18-04:00June 18th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Acute Vs Chronic Injuries

Acute Vs Chronic Injuries There are two different types of injuries a person can suffer: acute injuries and chronic injuries.  Acute injuries happen right away; for example, a torn ligament or a fractured wrist would be injures that occur very suddenly.  Chronic injuries are injuries that occur over time. Examples of chronic injuries are a [...]

By |2015-05-19T07:17:57-04:00May 19th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments