Of the 30 million American youth athletes that participate in extracurricular sports, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons estimates that some 3.5 million kids ages 14 and under annually seek medical attention due to some sort of sports injury. There’s always a risk of injury when it comes to any sort of physical activity – that’s just a fact of playing sports – but the good news is that there’s a lot that parents can do to ensure their children stay as safe as possible. With a new school year fast arriving and kids rejoining their various fall sports teams to prepare for the upcoming season, now is as good of a time as ever to review some of these safety strategies and tips:
No one should have to live with the negative effects of depression. Dr. Jim Bledsoe, Family Practice Physician at Ogden Clinic, talks about what causes depression and how to overcome it.
South Ogden now has access to expanded medical services thanks to the new partnership between South Ogden Center for Family Medicine and Ogden Clinic. South Ogden Center for Family Medicine has been renamed Ogden Clinic | South Ogden Family Medicine, effective December 5.