First in a series of articles designed to educate parents
on the ins and outs of the physical therapy process and decrease parental anxiety, some of which results from a
fear of the unknown and/or frustration about not knowing what physical
therapy is all about.
Platelet-rich-plasma (PRP) injections have emerged in recent years as a treatment for a variety of sports injuries, but there are few studies reporting on its effectiveness of PRP. Two top sports medicine physicians debate the hottest topic in orthopedics.
Doctors are seeing more and more children complaining of headaches, the most common being tension headaches and migraines. It's important
to watch out for the triggers, says a pediatrician at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.
As part of the Inter-Association Consensus Statement on Best Practices for Sports Medicine Management for Secondary Schools and Colleges, the task force developed a set of 10 principles to guide administration of sports medicine-athletic training services in order to provide athlete-centered medicine. .
The National Athletic Trainers' Association inter-association task force recommendations titled "Best Practices for Sports Medicine Management for Secondary Schools and Colleges." can be used by parents to evaluate whether their child's school is providing adequate sports medicine services for its athletes.