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Brian Cramer, Certified Athletic Trainer, Riverview Hospital Concussions and student athletes are a hot topic in the news these days. And while there’s a lot of information out there, some may still be wondering what all the fuss is about. Brian Cramer, a certified athletic trainer at Riverview Hospital, explains how concussions are a much […]
Colleen Kilberg RD, CD, CDE Riverview Hospital Diabetes Education Center Additional source: American Diabetes Association “Take care of yourself and stay healthy.” It’s something we’ve all heard our friends, family or doctor say at some point in our life. But for some of us, it’s easier said than done. For example, imagine having to count […]
Weight loss. It’s something we probably all think about. And at times, the mere thought of shedding extra pounds can be overwhelming. Still, the benefits of losing weight are incredible—and it can be a great way to improve your overall health, feel better and gain more energy. Carrie Aloisio, a registered dietitian at Riverview Hospital, […]
Dr. Michael Fitzgerald, Pediatrician, Riverview Hospital Sniffing, snorting, huffing…oh my! Sounds more like allergy season in Indiana than the serious problem it is. These are all terms for using inhalants. Inhalants are sprays, liquids and chemicals that produce a quick high when absorbed into the bloodstream using one of the easiest and quickest ways—through the […]
Megan Bastin, Riverview Hospital Certified Athletic Trainer Most people have experienced some type of low-back pain in their life. But did you know that, often times, these injuries and strains can be prevented? Megan Bastin, a certified athletic trainer at Riverview Hospital explains that the lower back is designed for a greater range of motion […]
Tony Zorger, Riverview Hospital Certified Athletic Trainer One of the most publicized sports injuries in recent years has been the anterior cruciate ligament—better known as an ACL—tear. The incident of this injury continues to rise, especially in high-impact sports like football, basketball, soccer, volleyball and baseball. This often season-ending, and in some cases, career-ending injury […]