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Health Articles

GET READY FOR FALL SPORTS!
Fall is the perfect time to be outside and get active. It provides a great opportunity to stay physically fit and enjoy the changing scenery, but make sure you take the time to prevent sports related injuries. Enjoying fall sports while staying safe at the same time can be done by following a few simple steps.
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CONCUSSION CARE
INSTRUCTIONS

Recognizing signs and symptoms of a concussion after an initial traumatic blow to the head of an athletic can be difficult if you don’t understand what to watch for. If you notice your child sustaining a forceful bump, blow or jolt to the head or body that results in rapid head movements or any change in an athlete’s mental or physical behavior you need to be aware of the possible signs and symptoms.
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SPRING FITNESS TIPS
Try 10-minute mini-workouts during busy times. In the morning try 10 minutes of stretching and calisthenics, then a brisk 10-minute walk at lunch, and 10 minutes of resistance exercises in the evening. Just that little bit will help you stay on track and avoid feeling discouraged about your exercise program. Exercise is a great stress release!
Always have your sneakers with you at work.
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TRAINING YOUNG ATHLETES
When an adolescent son or daughter comes home and announces that they want to play competitive sports at the school or community level, the parents often have mixed feelings of pride and apprehension. “Will my child get hurt or could he or she even die from the rigors of training and competition?” often goes through the mind of at least one of the parents. Every year we are faced with news of young competitive athletes that have been victims of sudden cardiac death. This is especially shocking because we assume that these athletes are among the healthiest and best trained individuals in our society.
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WHAT IS RHEUMATOLOGY?
Rheumatology is a rapidly evolving subspecialty in internal medicine and pediatrics which includes the pathogenesis, diagnosis, and management of over 100 complex inflammatory and connective tissue diseases. Rheumatologists care for a wide array of patients – from children to senior citizens, see diseases like Rheumatoid Arthritis, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Psoriatic Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Scleroderma, Myositis, Sjogren’s syndrome, Vasculitis, Polymyalgia Rheumatica, and particularly diseases of aging, such as Osteoarthritis, Gout and Osteoporosis.
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