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 […]
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June 15, 2012 – Jay Gormley of CBS Ch. 11 covers the story of Landon Light who four years ago awoke paralyzed from his chest down as the result of Transverse Myelitis, a rare disease that causes the immune system to attack the spinal cord. Through a combination of treatment, rehabilitation and sheer determination, Landon […]
May 24, 2012 – CBS DFW Ch. 11 talks with Kristen Beckworth, Children’s Injury Prevention Specialist, about the importance of water safety, drowning hazards and rescue equipment. The interview took place during the May 24, 2012 Q & A phone bank provided to answer questions on swimming safety.