Wilson High School VHSL Physicals Cancelled Today

The VHSL sports physicals that were scheduled for today at Wilson High School have been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience. Updated dates will be posted as soon as they are available.

Read full blog post Posted on 09/06/2014

How Joint Injections Work

Often times, when a joint has been painful for a significant amount of time (a few months to years), anti-inflammatory medications such as ibuprofen are not enough to provide adequate pain relief to allow rehab through physical therapy or home exercises. How Joint Injections …

Read full blog post Posted on 16/07/2013

ACL Injuries In Women: Causes and Prevention

More and more athletic women and girls are injuring their knees, and females are participating in more sports than ever before like basketball, soccer and volleyball.  Girls are competing in sports at a younger age and continuing to play well beyond their school …

Read full blog post Posted on 12/07/2013

What Acute Knee Swelling After an Injury Means for Your Joint

When a knee has no known issues and the person injured has significant swelling after a new injury involving a twist or a plant the concern is for ligament injury or meniscal tear. Ligaments are in the knee to prevent bending the wrong …

Read full blog post Posted on 19/06/2013

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Staying Hydrated During Exercise

Water is the most essential component of the human body as it provides an important role in the function of cells within the body.  Water regulates and maintains body temperature, maintains blood circulation and pressure, lubricates joints and body tissues, and facilitates digestion. Water …

Read full blog post Posted on 04/06/2013

Two Advances in Rotator Cuff Surgery Mean a Quicker Return to Activity

Repairing rotator cuff tears can present a challenge for patients and orthopaedic specialists. Nonoperative treatments for active individuals can result in significant impairment in daily function and quality-of-life, so the preferred treatment is often surgical repair. Advances in Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair Surgery The latest …

Read full blog post Posted on 29/05/2013

Tackling Chronic Knee Swelling and Pain – Without Surgery

A common issue in all people from elite athletes to the typical American is swelling of the knee. In general, swelling of any joint is a bad sign, but a lot of the severity is decided when we look at how long it …

Read full blog post Posted on 15/05/2013

When and How to Start a Running Program – Safely

It’s the time of year again when people are ready to get out and start moving. If you’re interested in picking up a running program this year, we’d recommend you speak to your physician first. In some cases (for instance, if you have …

Read full blog post Posted on 13/05/2013

3 Steps to Help Prevent a Fall If You Have Arthritis

One in three adults over the age of 65 experiences a fall each year – a large number when you consider that falls are a leading cause of injury and mortality for this age group. Falls are commonly caused by arthritis pain in the …

Read full blog post Posted on 08/05/2013

Health Perspectives on Energy Drinks

There is a growing use of energy drinks in the US. Energy drink consumption has continued to gain in popularity since the 1997 debut of Red Bull, the current leader in the energy drink market. Common brands of energy drinks currently on the …

Read full blog post Posted on 08/05/2013