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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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