Backyard swimming pools and summer sports camps are popular choices for children looking to beat the heat and have fun during the hot days of summer. However, with an increase in physical activity comes a greater risk of personal injury.
Vlada Frankenberger, DO, is a physician with St. Charles Hospital and has more than 14 years of experience in pain management. She received her medical degree at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed fellowship training in Interventional Pain Management in the Department of Anesthesiology at New York’s prestigious Mount Sinai Medical Center.
By Kaan Celebi, DPT, OCS, SCS, CSCS, Clinical Coordinator, St. Charles Rehabilitation
Have you started training for a 5k, 10k, or even a marathon? Or do you just want to get off that couch and get your legs moving again?
Sports specialization is a term that has been gaining popularity in the high school sports world in recent years.
High school athletes who want to perform at their very best should prepare on many different levels. In addition to eating enough of the right foods, training to avoid injury and finding strategies for dealing with the stress of competition, student athletes also need enough high-quality sleep.