Ice – Why and How

 Ice; why and how! For every fall, scrape, or accidental run-in with an inanimate object (walls, furniture, curbs, etc.), there is a frozen bag of peas for that. It is the oldest trick in the book!  Using ice to alleviate pain is a method that’s been around for ages. It’s something everyone can identify with. […]

Be smart to prevent injuries while increasing your activity this summer

The change in seasons and warmer weather rolling into Kansas City acts as a great motivator to get outside!  Become more active!  However, going from a fairly sedentary level of activity during the winter months to an active lifestyle during the warmer summer months can cause physical issues.  Whether you are starting a brand-new workout […]

Jones Fracture

As long International soccer superstar Neymar da Silva Santos, who plays for Paris-Saint Germaine, just sustained a 5th metatarsal fracture.  This injury will keep him out for at least the next 6 weeks.  The injury occurred in a 3-0 win against Marseille. Neymar left the field on a stretcher.  Both his own soccer team and […]

It’s just an ankle sprain, right!?

It’s a feeling all too familiar to many people; you’re midway through a jog, basketball game, or maybe just going for a walk, when you feel your ankle suddenly buckle and give out, followed by a sharp burst of pain.  Ankle sprains are one of the most common sports injuries today, and according to the […]