If you have a teenage daughter, perhaps she or one of her peers has suffered a dreaded anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear.
Our balance actually is maintained by a highly sophisticated network of motor and sensory systems working in coordination and constant communication with each other.
A concussion is a brain injury in which the brain collides with the inside of the skull. Concussions always are serious, can occur in any sport, and can result from a blow to the body or a shaking at the head. Most of them occur without a loss of consciousness.
More than 30 years later, it’s still painful to watch Gabriela Andersen-Schiess stagger around the track in the Los Angeles Coliseum for nearly six minutes.
Most of us couldn’t wait for summer to arrive. But it’s important to know how high temperatures can affect our bodies. One heat-related illness we should be aware of is heat exhaustion, which can develop after a few to several days of exposure to high temperatures and inadequate or unbalanced replacement of fluids.