The Road to College and Beyond

If your young student athlete is showing talent and enthusiasm for a specific sport, it is very tempting to go “all-in” on the one sport as soon as possible, especially if there are aspirations to play in college and professionally. Parents are faced with many opportunities and decisions on how to help…

Universal Exercises: Whatever The Sport!

Now, as a sports podiatrist, of course I’m prejudiced, but the fact is that strengthening your kid’s feet and ankles is one of the smartest things you can do as a sports parent. So is working on balance. It doesn’t matter what sport, what level or age. The 2 very important goals for all parents and coaches…

Social Media & Sport: Always On

Always on. Always connected. Always in the spotlight. Social media has benefits for athletes, but also creates a new level of pressure. For many sport parents, getting media coverage was fun back in your day. It meant getting your name in the local paper when you played well.

The Boys of Summer

As winter training slowly comes to an end, athletes eagerly await the start of a new season. Nowhere is  this more apparent than in the sport of baseball. The “Boys of Summer” are once again ready to set new records, and, hopefully, replace any previous disappointments with cheers and thrills.

Prescription Custom Orthotics

Hey Sports Parents & Coaches- Hard to believe that I’ve been prescribing custom orthotics for sports kids over the BY DRp.aBstO40ByWearEs I(give or take a few weeks). Young boys & girls, from teenagers to others commonly under the age of 12, as young as 5 or 6 in all sports. Sports like soccer, baseball, football, basketball, tennis, figure skating, hockey, running, dance, etc.

Preventing and Managing Rotator Cuff Injuries

If you or your child is involved in sports, either recreationally or competitively, or you are just an avid baseball fan, you are probably familiar with the term “rotator cuff.” This term is usually associated with an injury that is keeping an athlete out of the game. Athletes can drastically reduce the likelihood of suffering a rotator cuff injury with some very simple steps in the offseason through proper training and then managing the stress placed on the rotator cuff during the season.

By Jay Vincent