Tag: athletics

Sports Injury prevention in Kids, a guest post by Michelle LaRowe

Sports Injury prevention in Kids, , a guest post by Michelle LaRowe Over 38 million children participate in organized sports each year in the US. Most survive their sport season with only a few bumps and bruises, but according to the CDC, 2.8 million are admitted to emergency rooms with a sports-related injury each year. While completely preventing injury is impossible, minimizing the risk of serious injury requires only a little forethought and prevention. Help your child have a fun and injury-free sports season with these simple tips for preventing sports related injuries. Remember RICE Some innocuous injuries can take Read More »

Is Your Kid Tough Enough to Gear Up for Sports? A guest post from Ashley Hardway

Is Your Kid Tough Enough to Gear Up for Sports? A guest post from Ashley Hardway Some believe themselves to be invincible when it comes to various activities. Every time you get on a bike or step onto the field, you are subjecting yourself to the risk of sustaining injuries. It’s the protective gear that goes with the activity that dictates just how serious that injury becomes. For a child, this danger is greatly amplified – especially when it comes to head trauma. Why should you consider buying those pads and helmets for sporting activities? Rough Play – Every year, Read More »