Healthy Knees 4 Our Girls: Did you know that girls are 8 times more likely to suffer an ACL injury than boys? (National Institutes of Health Medicine Plus. An Athlete’s Nightmare: Tearing the ACL. Accessed August 7, 2013) I have also read that by the age of 14 years, girls have 5 times . . .
Top 10 Prevention Tips for Young Athletes: Top Ten Prevention Tips for Young Athletes By: Carrie Jaworski, MD, FAAFP, FACSM Director, Division of Primary Care Sports Medicine Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship Director Clinical Assistant Professor University of Chicago Pritzker School of . . .
Girls Sports & Stress Fractures: Thought this article and study might be of great interest to our readers. The Health Medicine Daily News features an article today titled “Repetitive high-impact sports linked to stress fractures in girls” You can find the article at . . .
Girls Sports – Consider a Mouthguard to Protect that Cherished Smile: Girls Sports – Consider a Mouthguard to Protect that Cherished Smile As your daughter progresses to the more advanced levels of sports play, the “game” most definitely becomes more physical. Equipping her with the . . .
Injury Prevention Tip for Girls in Sports: From the Expert’s Desk: I believe that girls benefit from learning, at an early age, to land from a jump with the knee caps pointing over the second toe, not with the knee caps facing inwards (knock kneed). It’s believed that learning to . . .