Fort Memorial Hospital
611 Sherman Avenue East
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
(920) 568-5000 | La linea de mensajes: (920) 568-5001

Sort

As Prescribed Blog

Archives

Authors

As Prescribed Blog
Archives

Athletes Dealing with Heat

Julia Neppl PT, LAT Julia Neppl PT, LAT August 28, 2019 0 Comments Sports Medicine

Late summer brings the kids back-to-school along with the heat and humidity we all dread. I look forward to this time of year because I love football!  As an athletic trainer, however, I see the dangerous effects this heat can have on young athletes; this is especially true when combined with dehydration. In a perfect […]

Read More

Am I at risk for an ACL injury?

Emily Shepley, DPT, CSCS Emily Shepley, DPT, CSCS June 27, 2019 0 Comments Sports Medicine

Many of us feel it will never happen to us. However, an estimated 200,000 anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries occur in the United States each year, making it the most common and disabling condition in sports medicine. Over the last 20 years the number of ACL injuries has increased by over 50 percent with females […]

Read More

What are shin splints?

Kim Beggs, LAT Kim Beggs, LAT February 23, 2017 0 Comments Sports Medicine

Spring is here! With the change of seasons comes a change in high school sports. Local high schools will be beginning their spring sports in the upcoming weeks. As a Licensed Athletic Trainer, I see a lot of athletes in the spring with medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS) or better known as shin splints. Shin […]

Read More

Athletic trainers are one of the first lines of defense when it comes to sports-related skin infections

Kim Beggs, LAT Kim Beggs, LAT January 25, 2017 0 Comments Family Medicine

We are in the middle of the high school wrestling season. The wrestling season can be a busy time for licensed athletic trainers (LATs). Due to the amount of physical contact between athletes, wrestling is the most common sport for skin conditions to occur. LATs are one of the first lines of defense when it […]

Read More

Ankle Injuries: To brace or to tape?

Brian Meitner Brian Meitner November 17, 2016 0 Comments General Health

During every sport season and in virtually all sports, coaches and athletic trainers are faced with athletes who have a history of “weak” ankles, which can lead to ankle injury. The traditional approach has been to tape these players to give them additional protection from injury or re-injury.  Unfortunately, this has been proven to be […]

Read More