By: Erin Dean MS, AT, ATC
Athletic Trainer- Vandercook Lake High School
Orthopaedic Rehab Specialists, P.C.
In the world of sports, avoiding injuries is borderline inevitable, physical injuries are easy to notice as they are routinely studied and talked about. In addition to physical injuries, many athletes deal with injuries that extend past the playing field and are hidden to the naked eye. Mental illness is easily becoming one of the greatest silent epidemics we have seen. At the high school level, students have numerous stressors impacting their lives. Athletics can enhance or reduce symptoms associated with mental illness. Both physical and mental health areRead More