Archive | October 3, 2013

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Dehydration in Young Athletes: Prevention, Signs and Treatment

Athletes are at risk of dehydration if they don’t get enough fluid to replace what is lost through the skin as sweat and through the lungs while breathing. Some of the sports where athletes are most vulnerable to dehydration are basketball and football. Ways to avoid dehydration: To prevent dehydration in young athletes, it’s important […]

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Brachial Plexus Injury: When Is it Safe to Return to Sports?

A brachial plexus injury is the result of damage to the nerves linking the spine to the shoulder and is often caused by stretching the head away from the arm following a shoulder trauma. It’s important to know when to seek treatment for this injury and when it’s safe for a young athlete to return to play. […]

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