Valerie Reader

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Keep Your Young Athlete Safe While Practicing At Home

2017-10-11T14:49:41+00:00

The warmth of summer may have taken its final bow; however, this does not mean it’s time to head indoors. During the fall season, children participate in organized sports like football, softball and soccer and every year, more than 3 million of them sustain participation-related injuries. Even more alarming is that 62 percent of injuries [...]

Keep Your Young Athlete Safe While Practicing At Home 2017-10-11T14:49:41+00:00

Why Women May Experience More ACL Injuries

2017-09-29T18:27:39+00:00

Knee injuries are one of the most common types of sports injuries, with women tending to injure their knees more often and more seriously than men. Of these injuries, damage to the ACL, or the anterior cruciate ligament, is particularly prevalent. There are a few potential reasons why women are more likely to injure their ACLs [...]

Why Women May Experience More ACL Injuries 2017-09-29T18:27:39+00:00

Your Guide to Understanding Patellar Tracking Disorder

2017-09-01T15:13:47+00:00

Patellar tracking disorder is a knee condition in which the patella, also known as the kneecap, tends to shift out of place as the leg moves. The kneecap usually shifts toward the outside of the leg when the leg bends and straightens. While patellar tracking disorder can be painful, it is not often debilitating. Treatments [...]

Your Guide to Understanding Patellar Tracking Disorder 2017-09-01T15:13:47+00:00