Each year, more than 2.6 million children, 19 years old and younger, visit the emergency department for both recreation and sports-related injuries. Kids are at greater risk than adults for sports injuries because they are still growing and developing. The risk for injury is even greater if the child plays a contact sport such as basketball, football, or soccer. Learn about how to best prevent – and treat – these injuries if and when they happen from the experts at Yale New Haven Health!
Don’t miss NEW Kids Yoga Workshops starting for 3-5 year olds, and continuing through 2nd grade! Classes are on Tuesdays and start February 27th!
DID YOU KNOW? Coastal Orthopedic’s own, Dr. Mark Fletcher of Westport, is a Former 2X Track & Field USA Team Member and an Olympic Level Coach. He is also on the surgical team for Sports Medicine at Coastal Orthopedics with specialties in hip & knee, reconstructive surgery, orthopedic sports medicine and reconstructive shoulder surgery with a special interest in throwing related injuries. We are lucky to be in such great hands!
2018 is the year of the woman! It is time to take care of YOU, and make working out and feeling good a priority! INTENSITY is the perfect place to achieve this goal. It is a stare of the art gym facility with fantastic group classes plus incredible tennis AND squash programs for kids and adults. For all new members who mention WestportMoms, you will receive your first month for only $35 PLUS FREE BABYSITTING for the 1st month of your membership!
While we often think summer means more time for running outside or even a beach walk, there never seems to be enough time in the day. Fitness trackers, however, can help us keep track of our steps, and perhaps burn some extra calories while we’re at it. Here’s a great guide to choosing the best tracker for you!