Dr. Kenneth Petersen promotes injury prevention to coincide with sporting activities
"When football season comes, we see a lot of football injuries, anything from concussions to ACLs. Weekend warriors are more like overuse types of injuries sometimes, or they have rolled their ankle or something like that," Dr. Petersen said.
Melinda Lacy, FNP-BC, shares how to get students health-ready before going back to school
"They say that a lot of times, children who fail a grade, one-third of those actually have hearing loss issues,” Melinda Lacy, FNP-BC, said. “So, having hearing and vision screenings done, especially if your kid is struggling in school, bring them in, so we can talk about it and see if that is an issue.”
Concussions in Student Athletes discussed with ImPACT Education Coordinator Nora Dahman
ImPACT Program Education Coordinator and Speech Language Pathologist Nora Dahman, MS, CCC-SLP teaches Concussions 101 on "Kansas City Live" morning TV show.
Maxwell weighs in on Men's Health Month on "Kansas City Live"
"They want to wait until they have symptoms," Kingsville Medical Clinic primary care physician Christopher Maxwell, MD, said. He explained that this can mean it is too late and more would need to be done beyond screenings.