Hydration For Youth Athletes

2022-08-25T10:46:29-04:00September 18th, 2018|Youth Sports, Physical Therapists|

As a parent of a young athlete, like me, I often get asked the following questions about youth hydration: How much should my child be drinking? When should they be drinking? What should they be drinking? Why are children more prone to heat illness and how do we prevent it? What happens in the winter when it’s cooler? The youth sports programs don’t typically have nutritionists on staff guiding and educating the athletes or parents, so it’s time to put [...]

Exploring Cryotherapy

2018-10-16T17:39:11-04:00January 16th, 2018|Injury Prevention, Sports Medicine, Pain Management, Cryotherapy, Physical Therapy, Information|

Cold Shocking the Body: Exploring Cryotherapy, Cold­ Water Immersion, and Cold Stress Written by Rhonda Perciavalle Patrick, Ph.D. Reproduced with permission.  This report and ​all​ of the content I produce is sponsored by people like you! Click here if you’d like to learn more about how you can make more great content like this happen. Download This Report and Support Dr. Patrick. Are you stressed? Let’s hope so! Most of us probably think of stress primarily as a bad thing... and it [...]

Lights Out Part II // Eat to Sleep

2020-04-07T11:35:51-04:00September 28th, 2017|Information, Nutrition|

Karen Davis Warren PT, MPT, OCS, ATC, CSCS Sleep plays a vital role in your health.  Many if us are aware of the benefits of sleep, yet not so sure how to get a good night’s sleep. While research has shown the body’s naturally produced melatonin helps regulate sleep, synthetic melatonin has proven less than impressive.  However, there are many foods that help the body’s natural melatonin production. Melatonin is a hormone produced by the pineal gland. It controls your circadian [...]

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