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SBISD Athletic Training Staffs Earn Safe Sports Designation

Paige Hershey says that one of the biggest compliments she ever received involved Spring Branch ISD’s student athletic trainers. Hershey, SBISD executive athletic director, said she was talking with one of the district’s football coaches about a football program in a neighboring district that do ...

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Simple Steps To Reduce The Odds Of Developing Breast Cancer

When it comes to breast-cancer prevention, most women are probably aware of the need for self examinations and mammograms, as well as awareness of a family history for breast cancer. But other factors that can help women avoid breast cancer may not be as well known, or at least not as often discusse ...

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With Father’s Day Coming Up, Is It Time to Let Dad Know You’re Concerned About His Health?

June brings both Father’s Day and Men’s Health Month, making the timing perfect for adult children to have a talk with their aging dads to make sure they’re taking care of themselves and will be around for many more Father’s Days to come. Men are notorious for skipping their annual checkups ...

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AOK’s AT, Shawn Ready, on Cirque de Soliel podcast

Check out our very own AT, Shawn Ready, on a podcast with the head trainer of Cirque de Soliel, Chad Fraser. In it, they discuss what the training is like for the show’s performers, the stress that is placed on the performers’ bodies and much more about the show. The AOK Clinic team had ...

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What Tom Brady can teach parents to protect their kids from injury

BY Dr. Pawan Grover, M.d. Every 25 seconds, a kid gets injured in sports. About 2 million high school kids will suffer an injury this year along with 75% of all college athletes. As an interventional spine specialist treating athletes, I’ve seen the heartbreak and pain these injuries inflict o ...

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Dry Needling

AOK is now offering Systemic Dry Needling as part of the wide range of services in our state-of-the-art Physical Therapy Department. After an overall assessment, Dry Needling may be recommended as part of your custom-tailored therapy plan that AOK creates for each of our patients. What is Dry Needli ...

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Pregnancy & Back Pain

Although pregnancy is an exciting time, there are many aches and pains that go along with growing a baby. Most women, regardless of physical status or age, experience some type of orthopedic condition during their pregnancy. The most common complaint is back pain, namely in the lower back region. Th ...

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Achilles Tendon Injury

The Achilles tendon is a band of tissue that connects the heel bone to the calf muscle of the leg. Injury to the tendon may cause it to become inflamed or torn.Achilles tendonitis is the term used when the tendon is inflamed. The inflammation causes pain at the back of your leg near the he ...

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Arthritis 101: What You Should Know

Arthritis: Who is at risk? As the leading cause of disability in America, arthritis does not discriminate, as some form of it affects people of all ages, gender and race. However, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), arthritis is more common in women than men and in tho ...

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’Tis the season to be safe while decking the halls this holiday

With the excitement of the hustle and bustle surrounding the holidays often comes an increased probability of various injuries. Approximately 250 people a day are hurt by decorating accidents between Nov. 1 and the end of December every year. Nearly a third of these injuries are the result of fallin ...

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