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The Cold Actually Does Bother Me Anyway

by Kasumi Giordano, LAT, ATC Have you found it harder to perform certain tasks as simple as running or jumping in the cold weather compared to warm weather? As the temperature goes down, some people notice changes in their joints – like our fingers, shoulders, elbows, and knees. Yes, the

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Hello. Is It Knee You’re Looking For?

by WRNW It is? You’ve come to the right place, then. This kneed-to-know information is for anyone looking to avoid knee injuries or those knee-deep in pain and discomfort. Kneed-less to say, we have those sports medicine resources best suited to keeping injuries at bay. Let’s not keep you on

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Things That Go Bump In The Night

by Bre Reyes, MRSC, ATC & Ashley Shoemaker, MHA, ATC Feeling groggy? Well, wake up and stay alert as you follow along with these ghouls and goblins… Oops, we mean tricks and treats about how to get better sleep. There are a lot of frightening myths surrounding sleep, and we

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A Wake Up Call To Sleep Deprivation

by Peyton Jackson, ATC Sleep. No one seems to get enough of it (though, some get too much of it with negative effects). But, if we’re being honest, a majority of people don’t get enough energy from sleep to make it through the day. This can have a major affect

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Sleep Like A Pig

by Carol Mass, LAT, ATC Have you ever gone to sleep feeling fine, and woken up with pain or discomfort somewhere in your body? Some of my friends and I joke that it used to take physical exertion to get injured, now (at our age) all it takes is sleeping!

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The Truth In Your Hips (Because They Don’t Lie)

by WRNW You feel it, right? The motion, the tension? If you move for a living, your hips are a part of every motion you make. If you’re not using your hips correctly, the rest of your body will never fall in line. From proper lifting to to a strong

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Pill Talk: Risks Not Taken Lightly

by Caleb Patee, DO, MPH We all have them. Staples of the medicine cabinet. A go-to with daily aches and pains. But is it the right choice? The right dose? It has become unfortunately routine to take ibuprofen, acetaminophen, or other over the counter medications for conditions which medication will

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Adventures In Good Food

by Finessa Rassel, ATC, LAT Most people enjoy a good meal, right? The way our sight, smell, and taste is triggered with an intricately-prepared recipe gives our palettes a great sensory adventure. However, for those with food allergies, the sense of adventure takes on a little different meaning. Food allergies

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Emergency PREPAREDness 101

by Omar Fercha, LAT, ATC Are you PREPARED?!? I’m not talking about being prepared for your workday. If you are reading this I amn assuming you are embracing our PREPARED principals everyday at work. I’m talking about being prepared for the unexpected. When I worked as an ATC in the

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Lumbar Superstar (That Is What You Are)

by WRNW Run away with us on a resourceful journey as we shift our focus to a workplace warrior often carrying the weight — the lower back! Just as a solid cornerstone supports towering achievements, a sturdy back is pivotal for a productive and pain-free workday. Work Right presents a

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Brimming With Headfirst Insights

by Trevor Addison, MS, ATC Hello there, safety-conscious readers and hard hat aficionados! Ready to embark on a journey that’s as protective as it is enlightening? Well, strap on your chin strap because we’re about to delve into the riveting world of hard hats and the serious safety they bring.

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Sole Wellness Is No Small Feet

by Omar Fercha, LAT, ATC Can you SMMMEEELLLLLLLLLLLLLL, your foot, through your shoes? If so, that is an indication that you MAY NOT be taking quality care of your feet (or possibly just neglecting sock laundry but I don’t want to argue semantics with you). Your feet, the hands of

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