Lindy McDonald, a 14-year-old scrappy point guard, is slowly recovering from her third concussion at the same time that such blows to the head are making national news and local impact.
When should you choose immediate care over the emergency room? Here are some tips to help parents make the best choice for their children.
Chances are your child's heart is healthy – and yet a small percentage of young people have hidden heart defects that put their lives at risk, especially during physical exertion. For parents of children age 12 to 18, you may want to consider getting your child screened for free.
With just over three months until the Olympic games begin, two time gold medalist Mariel Zagunis is making regular visits to a physical therapist.
The Oregonian featured a story from Providence physician, Christopher Van Tilburg and featured Mike Murray, medical director of Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital Mountain Clinic. The article offered a glimpse into the experiences of staff working at the slope-side emergency clinic located at Mt. Hood Meadows, and also included safety tips for skiers and boarders.
Providence Sports Care Center physical therapist Michele Shivack helps patient Sheila Hamilton recover from a Wii-related injury.
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Bret Kean, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon at Providence Milwaukie Hospital and Eastside Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, discusses how best to prepare young athletes for sports.