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You Better Watch Out

by Steve Limbrunner, ATC During prime holiday season, we all want to make sure our holiday decorations are a perfect 10/10. If it’s because we want to impress our neighbors, get in the holiday spirit, or need to do our best Clark Griswold impersonation, holiday decorations are a must! That

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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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Surviving Christmas Vacation

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

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Fanny Packs Over Bad Backs

by Sam Grimm, ATC Have you been experiencing unexplained low back discomfort? Maybe it is time to get rid of that big bulky wallet you carry around in your back pocket! Many men carry around large wallets in their back pocket, and studies have shown that this can lead to

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Feel-ine PREPARED

by Emi Calvo, ATC There are many benefits to having a feline friend in your life. Studies have shown that those with feline or canine companions have lower heart rate and blood pressure than those who don’t have pets. Cats often fill our need for companionship, aid in mental health,

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What To Expect After Expecting

by Andrea Jervinis, ATC Postpartum, also known as the fourth trimester, can be a difficult time for most women for many various reasons. The body has gone through a natural “trauma” delivering a baby (or multiple babies 😳) and requires recovery. Some women Industrial Athletes may need to jump back

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Pick Your Brain: Concussion Safety

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

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Effort In The Vein

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.

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What To Stretch When You’re Expecting

by Andrea Jervinis, ATC Pregnancy. At the end, you hold a beautiful new baby in your arms. But the 40 weeks prior to that day, you and your body are going through a lot of changes – physically, hormonally, and physiologically. And while those changes are occurring, you are still

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PREPARED to Move

  Planning on moving soon? Or maybe you’re in the midst of packing? Even though moving is an exciting time, we know moving is stressful! Packing can be a literal pain. But don’t worry, as long as you’re PREPARED, stress less and save your back as well! Here are some

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Life In The Balance

by WRNW Did you know your ability to balance and your mortality are connected? Without meaning to be hyperbolic, let’s put it another way – Balance is a key indicator of your fitness level. A recent study concluded that a 10-second one-legged stance test was of great benefit in determining

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