Originally published in Westlake Malibu Lifestyle Back Health While Traveling – By Ian Armstrong, M.D. School’s out and that’s usually accompanied by lots of traveling and long hours spent in cars and airplanes. Sitting for long periods of time in a car or on an airplane can cause undue pressure on your back. Here’s how [...]
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As we start a new year, many of us are thinking of our health, weight, vitality, and longevity. Plans are being made to join expensive gyms and embark on complex exercise regimes that will probably fall by the wayside. We look to consult with gurus, psychologists, life coaches and nutritionists to help us begin a healthier new year.
Head injuries constitute the most frequent cause of death in sports-related events and accidents. Ten percent of college football and 20 percent of high school football players suffer from significant head injuries and/or concussions.
Posted by Dr. Armstrong on Sep 1, 2011, under Sports Medicine
One of the most overlooked aspects of a hockey player's conditioning is hydration. Even though competition is in a cool environment, because of the intensity of the game and the amount of equipment worn, hockey players can lose a great deal of fluid.