Blog - Pediatrics

Screen time can harm bone health for teen boys

It shouldn’t surprise anyone that teens spend a great deal of time looking at screens. In fact, society has been dealing with the issue for decades. The Plug-In Drug, originally published in 1977, discussed the dangers of Little Johnny spending too much time in front of a television. A 2008 study found that 60% of… read more


How athletes should eat – part 4: After exercise

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 Consuming a carbohydrate snack within 30 minutes after training will allow the body to start replenishing glycogen stores in the body. Additionally, consuming a couple of mixed meals high in carbohydrates within six hours after training or a competition ensures that the muscles continue with the glycogen… read more


How athletes should eat part 3

Did you miss part 1 or part 2? Check them out first! Eating at events that last all day/weekend It is extremely important for athletes to eat after competing. Their muscles need the proper fuel to recover, and they need enough nourishment to get them ready for the next race/competition. If an athlete competes, with… read more


Food for athletics part 2: A giant list of great snack and meal suggestions

Did you miss Part 1? Check it out here. Suggested meals for pre-event eating We’re all about keeping you healthy, strong, free from injury, and performing your best! So with that in mind, Mark Robinson, put together a big list of great snack and meal ideas for all the athletes out there. 1 Hour or… read more


How athletes can fuel their bodies for top performance: part 1

What we’re trying to accomplish: It’s a common question: what should I eat? This question–though important for everybody–is especially important for athletes, but if you’re not an athlete trying to figure out the right amount of protein to eat before your next game, that’s okay! This guide will give you a great sense of how… read more


4 suggestions to help your child through physical therapy

1. Let them do this by themselves if possible Hard right? Every parent wants to protect and help his or her little ones, and that’s great! But we think it’s a good idea if your child can come into the gym by himself. We want you in with us for the first appointment, but if… read more