Nutrition is super-important for all athletes, especially young ones. During a lull in a youth soccer game recently, I caught myself paying attention to what the benched kids do during their time off the field. Of course there was a healthy amount of horseplay, but what I really paid attention to was how much the… Read More Kids Sports: Rules For Eating and Drinking During the Game
Exercise cannot help prevent MS, but it may help women deal with it. Multiple Sclerosis is a debilitating disease wherein a person’s immune system attacks their central nervous system and creates all kinds of unpredictable symptoms, from fatigue, to dizziness, difficulty walking, numbness, vision issues, and problems with the bladder or bowel. Depression is also… Read More What You Should Know About Exercise and Multiple Sclerosis?
Fall allergies can be just as problematic as any other allergy. When you think of allergies, most of the time you think of the pollen that comes in spring time, covers everything, and ruins the days of millions of Americans every year. Runny noses, scratchy throats, and watery, itchy eyes are just a few symptoms… Read More What You Should Know About Fall Allergies
The ‘Subs for Kicks’ program is Publix’s way of supporting youth sports. Youth sports are a very important part of development for many youngsters out there, as studies have proven that being involved in sports creates more well-rounded young adults, supports healthy self-esteem, and instills a sense of team-building and proper socialization in our children.… Read More Publix Supports Youth Soccer
Once an athlete, always an athlete, regardless of age. I have always been an athlete, regardless of whether I was playing lacrosse at Duke, or just meeting up with friends for some outdoor fitness. Athletes are drawn to the adrenaline of being active, the team-building of working with others, and the competitive nature of sports.… Read More Three Tips for Aging Athletes
Menopause is a big change, which can lead to stress and anxiety. Menopause is called ‘the change’, because it brings about a laundry list of changes to the physical bodies of women, which can create all kinds of mental manifestations, such as anxiety and stress. The good news is that anxiety around menopause is a… Read More How to Handle Menopause Anxiety
Strains and sprains are the most common sports injuries. As an orthopaedic surgeon, I am no stranger to strains and sprains. Having played Lacrosse for so many years also makes me acutely aware of just how common these types of injuries are, but also how important it is to try and prevent them. Sprains occur… Read More How to Avoid Strains and Sprains During Sports