Orthopedic Surgeons in Denver—On Saving Young Athletes from Injury

As parents, it’s only natural to want your child to excel in sports—especially if it’s something that he’s passionate about. After all, it’s a way for them to learn about physical fitness, coordination, discipline, and team work—qualities that will prove valuable to them later in life. Since their bodies are still developing, however, young athletes are at greater risk for injury than adults. To reduce the potential for being sidelined by a sports injury, you need to make sure your child is really prepared to compete. Here are some important tips to keep in mind: Continue reading

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PTs and Athletic Trainers in Orthopedics: Differences and Similarities

Physical therapists and athletic trainers both work in the field of sports medicine and treat people who sustained injuries from sports—but that’s where the similarities between the two end. Physical therapists and athletic trainers require different certifications and educational attainment, and have workplace settings that are worlds apart. Continue reading