While it’s common for high school athletes to lift weights to build muscle mass or increase strength, many parents wonder at what age kids should begin strength training.
Archives for April 2012
We’re happy to have a great report with Jordan’s progress using his lower extremities. I’m blown away by both little and big steps that he is making. Today, our physical therapist was so impressed with how much strength he’s gained in just the two weeks she saw him last.
It’s the squeaky wheel that gets the grease or so the saying goes. This certainly applies to kids who whine. Parents, desperate to put an end to the annoying behavior, oftentimes give in, setting themselves up to endure even more whining.
It was an exciting Thursday morning for 45 kids who got a behind-the-scenes look of the hospital that cares for their sick or injured classmates. The 8 to 12 year olds also spent the afternoon with mom or dad in the department they call “home” for many hours each week. The National Take Our Daughters […]
In the land of IFSP (Individual Family Service Plan) turned IEP (Individual Education Plan), you hear a lot of terms thrown about. Many of which you don’t take to heart or give a second thought.But there are some that stick in your craw.
For me, this week it was the term “typical.”
Many athletes, particularly teens, often turn to “natural” supplements to give them a supposed competitive edge.