• Concussion Myths

    Concussion Myths

    August 23, 2021

    With the start of the upcoming school year approaching, so is the beginning of contact sports seasons, such as football and soccer. An influx in sports seasons creates greater susceptibility in sustaining a concussion. These days, most schools and sports programs provide appropriate baseline testing and education, but sometimes the facts regarding concussions are misunderstood. […]

  • Youth Sports Specialization: What’s the risk?

    Youth Sports Specialization: What’s the risk?

    September 3, 2019

    When I was a kid, summer meant spending most of the daylight hours riding bikes, swimming, jumping rope, playing impromptu games of wiffleball and generally just “running around” with friends in the neighborhood. Nowadays, it seems like a growing number of adolescents are focusing their time (and not just in the summer) on playing a […]

  • Everything Happens for a Reason

    Everything Happens for a Reason

    January 22, 2019

    Nancy Ryan, DPT with her surgeon Dr. Scott Russo in 2018! As a middle school student, I thought I heard the worst news of my life when I was told I needed a back surgery.  That news led to an event that would change my life forever. My love for sports (whether watching or playing) […]