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Here you will find helpful tips to prevent injury, how to live with existing injuries, inspirational stories and general health guidelines.

Osgood-Schlatters Disease, Is it contributing to your child’s knee pain?

Osgood-Schlatter Disease (AKA traction apophysitis) is considered to be an overuse injury, where small mictrotruama occurs over time at the patellar tendon where it attaches to the front of the tibia (lower leg bone). This microtruma usually occurs due to excessive, repetitive pulling of the tendon on the tibia over the open growth plate. This leads…
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Tips for the Beginner Skier

It’s that time of year again when people of all ages head up to the mountains for a fun day of skiing.  If you are going to try skiing for the first time, there are few things to consider before you hit the slopes. Tips for the beginner skier: Be sure you have all the…
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Chronic Low Back Pain

Are you one that suffers from chronic low back pain? Before saying yes to prescription drugs and surgery, give physical therapy a try. Physical therapy can treat several injuries, diseases, and disorders without turning to prescription drugs and surgery. You may be skeptical about physical therapy and its benefits, but before saying no, ask yourself…
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