Sports Medicine Tips

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Return to Learn

A big hurdle in overcoming a concussion for student athletes is returning to normal school participation. Read our Latest Sports Med Tip from athletic trainer Steve Retan who discusses why a Return to Learn program is important for schools to have in place.

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The Shoulder Labrum

We all hear people talk about "injuring their labrum", but what does that actually mean? What is the labrum in the shoulder,  and how can we prevent it from being injured? Read our latest Sports Med Tip by ATC Anne Slater to learn more!

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Shin Splints

It's that time of year again, when runners and track athletes hit the pavement. Along with running, we often hear of associated shin pain, commonly called shin splints. Read our latest Sports Med Tip by ATC Sadie Morway discussing ways to prevent and treat shin splints. 

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Mental Stress

ATC Tip of the month by athletic trainer and advid runner Alex Salinas talks about keeping your mental stress in check on race (or game) day! 

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Skin Lesion Identification & Management

As we near the end of wrestling season, and enter into spring where sporting equipement can get wet and dirty, educate yourself on their different skin lesions that athletes are exposed to and how to manage them. This Month's Sports Medicine Tip from athletic training Alex Salinas discusses what you need to know about common skin lesions in athletics. 

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Resistance Band Exercises

Resistance band exercises are great for athletes on the go! Check out this ATC Tip by athletic trainer and strength and conditioning specialist Jess VandenBerg.

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