What you need to know about concussions

Here is what parents and coaches need to know when it comes to concussions in their young athletes What is a concussion? A concussion is often caused by a blow to the head, face, neck or elsewhere on the body with a force transmitted to the head causing changes to the...

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Are growing pains real?

Are Growing Pains Real? It would start with a mild ache and gradually worsen to a deep throb, forcing me to rub my shin with my other foot, doing what I could to stop the pain. I remember this pain like it was yesterday.  When I was younger I used to frequently wake...

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Meet your feet

Da Vinci used no codes when he described the human foot as a “masterpiece of engineering, and a work of art”.  Indeed, the human foot is a biological masterpiece. It is strong, flexible, adaptable, and its design enables it to do its job well and without complaint (if...

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Bunions

When dealing with feet, it seems no other word conjures up gross images faster than “bunion”. In reality though, bunions are no more than a simple misalignment of one of the body’s most important joints. Yes, the side effects of having a bunion can yield some...

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Vertigo and Dizziness

How to Get Relief from Vertigo and Dizziness Around and around and around and around and around…Do you remember spinning yourself around as a child, purposefully trying to create that feeling of a spinning room? Fortunately, this “fun” self-induced room...

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