by Miranda Zamora-Williams, DAT, LAT, ATC, CSCS Did you know that a recent survey showed 84% of women have a hard time finding properly fitting personal protective equipment (PPE)? That may be because women only make up 30% of manufacturing and 10.9% of construction workforces. In these industries PPE is
by Chantel Gorton, PT, DPT You may not realize that you, too, have a suit of armor, maybe not as invincible as Iron Man’s but super nonetheless. The other good news? It’s adaptable! Our own physical strength and stability does more than give it credit for. Forces are continually placed
by Andrea Jervinis, LAT, ATC Spring is here and so is the peak of allergy season. Everything is blooming and even though the warm weather is calling your name to go outside, your body’s histamines have got you blowing your nose, sneezing, and itching all over. Your senses suffocate. Every
by Beth Briggs, MS, ATC A multitude of words about Athletic Trainers have been written in the wake of Damar Hamlin’s tragic on-field injury during the Bills – Bengals football game several weeks ago. When Hamlin collapsed on the field from cardiac arrest, Athletic Trainer Denny Kellington performed critical, life-saving
by WRNW ‘Tis the season for giving! With the holiday countdown swiftly approaching zero, are you ready? Have all preparations been made? Year over year, the time seems to come on more quickly. Yet, there are few better ways to spread love and cheer during the holidays than by giving.
by Omar Fercha, LAT, ATC The holidays are a magical time of year. Great food, joy, and cheer spread across the world. A World Cup was finally played this time of year for real sports. There are so many things to celebrate this season! All the more reason to prioritize
by Omar Fercha, ATC Be vewy, vewy, quiet.. It’s hunting season. **insert Elmer Fudd laughing here** Fall is the air. Leaves are changing color to earthier rust, ochre, and sienna colors. Offset against the changing landscape, you’ll find random splashes of bright orange. These are humans. Actual humans wandering the
by Savannah Peters, ATC Concussions are a type of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) caused by a fall, bump or blow to the head or body that causes the head and brain to move rapidly back and forth. A concussion can cause a temporary loss of consciousness, but not always. If
By Trevor Addison, ATC We know, you’ve heard it before: Donate blood and save a life! You may not know how true those words are. In actuality, one donation can save up to three lives. This means plenty of people must be donating, right? There should be plenty of supply.