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. […]

3 of the Top Ways to Help Prevent Summer Youth Injuries from Sports Activities

Summertime is in full swing, and kids are participating in summer sports and heading off to camp!  Organized sports and Camps offer experiences where kids can learn and play.  Some camps also offer physical activities that can include participating in high injury risk sports like soccer, basketball, tennis, and running.  Injuries that are commonly associated […]

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 […]