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  • Thursday, September 11, 2014
  • SPORTS MEDICINE UPDATE

Kinesio Taping: Sports Medicine or Sports Fashion?

This brightly colored tape covered Olympic athletes like neon zebra stripes during the 2008 and 2012 games. Now, Kinesio Taping (KT) can be seen everywhere from the gym to your child’s soccer team. If the pros use it, it has to be good… right? Well, the truth lies in how...

  • Wednesday, July 9, 2014
  • SPORTS MEDICINE UPDATE

Teens and Energy Drinks: What Are the Risks?

Energy drink companies spend exorbitant amounts of money each year to make some of the flashiest and “coolest” advertisements out there. Because of these ads, our teens are fully aware of the energy-boosting benefits of these drinks, but we as parents, should be aware of the risks. These drinks are...

  • Wednesday, July 9, 2014
  • SPINE HEALTH UPDATE

Spin the Pain Away!

If you’ve dealt with the constant, nagging discomfort of low back pain, you know it can wreak havoc on all aspects of your life. People experience low back pain for many common, often unavoidable, reasons such as working at a desk, wearing improper shoes, or previous injuries. However, an unlikely...

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