My Child has the flu, what should I do? If you’ve ever asked this question, then the following parents’ guide to the flu should prove helpful. Downloadable pdf of this infographic. Crucial care for infants 2 months and younger Special care should be taken for babies 2 months and younger. Halim Hennes, M.D., director of […]
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Congratulations Aledo-Bearcat-Running-Back Jess Anders, you are the Children’s Medical Center Player of the Week for week 14! Jess’ play included 13 carries for 113 yards and 3 touchdowns, in a 69-14 win over Wichita Falls.
Congratulations Denton Ryan quarterback Mitchell Bridges, you are the Children’s Medical Center Player of the Week for week 13! Mitchell passed for 201 yards and 3 touchdowns, ran for 57 yards and 3 touchdowns and had two fourth quarter rushing touchdowns to help his team defeat Keller Fossil Ridge 42 to 37.
Welcome to the Children’s Medical Center Player of the Week poll where you can vote each week for one of five high school football players from North Texas. Be sure to tune in to the TXA High School Kick-Off Show at 7 p.m. on Friday, the Children’s Medical Center Player of the Week will be announced […]
Like many sports, swimming has become a year-round sport. The increase in training sessions, weight lifting and cross training is leading to an increase in injuries among swimmers. Following are the most common swimming injuries and health risks requiring treatment. Click on the links to learn how to recognize the danger signs and promote safety. […]
A common sudden injury in breaststroke swimmers is a Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) sprain, which occurs when the knee is forced inward during a breaststroke kick. The breaststroke kick carries a whip-like motion that moves starting at the core down through the legs. Overuse, inadequate warm up, and strength and flexibility imbalance of the hip are a few […]
Sports such as cheerleading and swimming put a lot of demand on a young athlete’s back due to repetitive maneuvers that require hyperextension and quick changes of direction. Hyperextension occurs when joints, tendons or muscles are extended beyond their normal limit or range. Some injuries due to hyperextension of the back occur suddenly, and are […]
Swimming can lead to overuse injuries in the arms, elbows and shoulders. Overuse injuries tend to occur when tissue, such as muscles and tendons, is damaged by repetitive motion activities. Without adequate time for recovery, the tissue cannot adapt to the demands placed on it and further damage is likely. Some common overuse shoulder injuries […]
Congratulations Farmersville running back Darrin Pennington, you are the Children’s Medical Center Player of the Week for week 12! Darrin had 324 yards on 22 carries, and 5 rushing touchdowns.
Congratulations Sachse running back Devin Ozigbo, you are the Children’s Medical Center Player of the Week for week 11! Devine had 183 yards rushing for 3 touchdowns, 41 yards receiving for 1 touchdown. His game winning 15 yard touchdown run with only 27 seconds left gave Sachse a 63-56 bi-district playoff victory.