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Sports injury clinics offer immediate diagnosis and treatment to athletes.
Walk-in clinics available in Barron, Cameron, Chetek and Rice Lake.
Using ankle braces to prevent ankle injuries is becoming more common, and I’m often asked by coaches, parents and athletes if wearing an ankle brace is worthwhile.
A good percentage of Americans love football for the fast-paced, hard-hitting product displayed on the field. And spectators enjoy the game at all levels — grade school, high school, college and the pros. Because the nature of football is highly intense and physical, injuries are prevalent. In particular, ACL injuries and concussions commonly surface in athletes of all age levels. And these injuries aren’t limited to just football — many other sports pose risks. But what are ACL injuries and concussions? What symptoms should you be aware of? How can you prevent them?
For many students, participation in athletics is an important part of their formative years. Kids acquire knowledge about teamwork, sportsmanship and much more. However, there are some things we don’t want kids to acquire — such as skin infections.
Learn more about common types of infections and prevention.