This summer many high school and college athletes have been coming to my clinic with a variety of injuries. Many of these injuries have occurred in the various gyms where these guys work out. Most of them have chosen, probably because of the bad economy, to work out on their own rather than attending a program where personal trainers and others can supervise.
Unfortunately, many of these athletes have been listening to the 'roid heads that hang out in these places....hence the…Continue
Posted on July 17, 2010 at 4:30pm
To me, there is no one on the planet who is more stressed out than a high school or college student/athlete...except maybe the coach. While stress begins as mental "trash talk", it eventually becomes a physical issue. Muscles tighten because of stress; focus is altered; hormones start pumping and you end up with an injued or unhappy athlete. For the most part, we professionals do not pay enough attention to this stress situation.
As a sport psychologist and massage…Continue
Posted on July 15, 2010 at 7:00pm
As a clinical and sports massage therapist, my clients are comprised primarily of high school and college athletes as well as others suffering from a variety of chronic conditions.
Athletes usually come to me on their…Continue
Posted on July 13, 2010 at 3:49pm