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Confronting Fears by Nicole Calder

Confronting Fears by Nicole Calder

I’m sitting here currently crying. Earlier today I found out that the women’s premier soccer league (WPSL) in America will be back in action this year. Try outs are approaching rapidly, May 6th and May 7th for the Atlanta Silverbacks. This is the team that my former assistant coach and role model played for and captained for numerous years. I’m ecstatic. Especially given that I read earlier in the year that there wouldn’t be a W-league because there wasn’t enough funding for it. A little perspective, since I was about...


#scarstories: Grace Broadhurst - DU Gymnast

#scarstories: Grace Broadhurst - DU Gymnast

My name is Grace Broadhurst and I was a competitive gymnast from the time I was 8 until I graduated from college in 2019. I had my first knee injury when I was a sophomore in high school. I was at a competition and took a bad landing on my beam dismount causing my right ACL to tear. Typically, with gymnastics, your sophomore year is an important recruiting year. This is the time where you see girls verbally committing...


#Scarstories Feat. Syracuse Lacrosse Player Morgan Marie Alexander

#Scarstories Feat. Syracuse Lacrosse Player Morgan Marie Alexander



 Jesus replied, “You do not realize now what I am doing, but later you will understand.” -John 13:7  


Growing up playing lacrosse was part of my every day life because I knew that I wanted to play division one lacrosse. I played wall ball and shot every single day in high school/ middle school. I eventually went on to play college lacrosse at Syracuse University. For me this was a dream come true and I was on cloud 9 at the time. My freshman year I voluntary redshirted so...


RecoverX

RecoverX

 

RecoverX Info and Wait List By Brian Ford June 3rd, 2020


While there is a lot of variation among ACL patients around graft selection, recovery timelines, and scar healing, there is one thing we all have in common - swelling.


It is essential to manage inflammation so that your knee is prepared to perform to the best of its ability. Unfortunately, the typical ways of icing are too difficult and can be hard to rely on consistently....


Why Choosing Your Therapist Should Not Be Based On A <5 Mile Proximity Or Someone In “My Network”

Why Choosing Your Therapist Should Not Be Based On A <5 Mile Proximity Or Someone In “My Network”

 

Why Choosing Your Therapist Should Not Be Based On A <5 Mile Proximity Or Someone In “My Network”



Ok, here's the scenario:


You injured your knee playing soccer, twisted it while making a cut. Your body went one way, your knee decided to stay where it is.  “Pop,” wow that really hurt!


Fast forward to later that evening.  Your leaving the emergency room with not much else then the feeling of, “wow, I completely wasted 5 hours of my...