It has been 51 years since the passage of Title IX which guarantees equal access for girls and women in schools that accept federal funding. Young women’s participation in high school sports is now 12 times higher than when the law was passed in 1972.
It’s hard for parents to say no to their kids when they want to become a cheerleader. The problem is – not everyone should be a cheerleader for various reasons. This sport has changed drastically over the last two decades,
We love our football whether it’s pee wee, high school, college, or professional. We love to watch it, and youngsters and adults like to play it. Unfortunately, no amount of padding and equipment can prevent injuries from occurring, especially to the shoulder.
Now that COVID-19 has arrived in our community our team at Atlantic Pediatric Orthopedics wants to assure our families that we are taking the health of our patients and staff seriously. We have taken the following measures: If your child or anyone in your household has a fever,
Whether you love it or hate it, many people use texting as their primary way to communicate. It seems to save time, but has clearly become an impersonal way to make contact with friends, family and work associates. Proponents who text a great deal must admit there can be some downsides,
After orthopedic surgery, rest and proper wound care is imperative to post-operative recovery, but did you know what you eat can also help your body heal? If your child is having orthopedic surgery, a well-balanced and nutritious diet can help your child to a speedy recovery.
Injuries in sports are nearly impossible to avoid, and almost all athletes will experience an injury at some point. Here are tips on how you can help your child prevent sports-related injuries. Ways to Avoid Sports Injuries Stay hydrated: Dehydration affects your muscles and joints.
Olympic athletes, sports professionals, weekend warriors, young, old, and everything in between all use their fingers as they play, which makes finger injuries in athletes a common problem.