Falls and collisions can often result in an orthopaedic injury. There are two types of these injuries that your children could sustain while at the playground.
10/19/2012 - 09:30
Edward D. Snell M.D.
Asthma is a chronic disease that causes the airways to become inflamed (swollen) and secrete large amounts of mucous. Consequently, there is less airflow to the lung tissue, causing difficulty with breathing, wheezing, coughing and chest tightness.
07/11/2012 - 09:39
By Edward D Snell MD
According to statistics compiled by the American College of Sports Medicine, 300,000 sports- and recreation-related concussions are diagnosed each year. Perhaps more troubling, the group estimates that 85 percent of concussions may go undiagnosed.
06/20/2012 - 13:25
As she weighed her fall-sports options, Brianna Battista thought her biggest challenge was choosing between basketball and soccer, which run concurrent seasons where she lives in Pennsylvania.
06/20/2012 - 11:40
So your daughter wants to play sports – with the boys! This issue confronts parents more and more commonly these days. The passing of Title IX in 1972 dictated that schools must provide equal opportunities for both boys and girls in sports participation.
11/28/2011 - 20:27
John J. Plosay III MD FACEP
Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes. Millions of Americans have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, and many more are unaware they are at high risk. Some groups have a higher risk for developing type 2 diabetes than others: African Americans, Latinos, Native Americans, and Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders, as well as the aged population.
10/23/2011 - 17:26
Today’s student athletes are spread thin between sports, school, after school jobs and personal lives. These extremely active lifestyles frequently cause complaints of energy drain and fatigue.
10/17/2011 - 13:40
With children being christened the “Next (Insert Name Here)” so often, sport specialization is occurring at earlier ages. One vital aspect of specialization is weight training. But is it safe for your child to start lifting weights?
08/20/2011 - 11:57
If you've got kids, they've got cuts. No matter how often you tell them to be careful or not to do something, they'll continue to accumulate skinned knees and elbows. But which will heal themselves and which need stitches?
08/20/2011 - 10:27