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Who Can Benefit from Aquatic Therapy?

Who Can Benefit from Aquatic Therapy? The unloading and relaxing effects of warm water therapy have been proven effective in patients with both orthopedic and neurological conditions. It can be used as a stand alone treatment or in conjunction with a land therapy program. Researchers have shown that the addition of aquatic therapy to patients […]

Exercising During Pregnancy

Exercising During Pregnancy No one will deny that delivering a baby is hard work.  Pregnancy and delivering a baby are physically demanding, and exercising can help make them easier.  For those who already have good exercise habits, there is no need to stop exercising because you are pregnant.  For those who do not already have […]

The Athletic Trainer’s Dish of the Week (1-16-12)

The Athletic Trainer’s Dish of the Week: Pico de Gallo Dip This dish is good for an athlete who needs to maintain a low weight. This dish is tasty and has relatively few calories and fat. This dish is also a good source of fiber, vitamin A, and vitamin C. INGREDIENTS: 1 green bell pepper, […]

What do you do following an injury? A little R.I.C.E. can help.

R.I.C.E. When an injury occurs, it is very important to R.I.C.E. in order to decrease the amount of initial inflammation. This is the first step to help decrease the amount of pain experienced and allow the body to heal faster. Remember, early care speeds recovery.  What is the R.I.C.E. principle? It is a principle for […]