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Top High School Sports Injuries
By: IHI
09.26.14 Friday

If you have teenagers in the house, then you will know that just about anything can happen!  If you have teenagers involved in high school sports then this statement really holds a lot of truth.  Having active teens is awesome and keeps them out of mischief, teaches them to work hard, be a team player and learn about responsibility.  Once they find their passion, there is no stopping them.  This passion can also be their downfall too. It’s important for teen athletes to understand their bodies and know when to push and when to back off.   Here are 4 of the leading sport injuries among the high school crowd according to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.

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How Wrist Pain Can Predict Your Future
By: IHI
09.24.14 Wednesday

I’m sure you have never thought about this before but wrist pain really can predict your future!  In fact, without even knowing you, I can predict your future if you have wrist pain.  Don’t believe me?  Check this out!

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5 Secrets About Football Injuries
By: IHI
09.18.14 Thursday

This is just between me and you…it’s a secret. Well, 5 secrets about recovering from football injuries. So, you’re the quarterback and bam…you take a tackle to the shoulder and you are out cold, maybe the rest of the season!  Bummer!  We know you’re tough and all and really want to get back in the game but that is the problem!  Human nature is to hurry through the injury, cut corners on therapy and head back on the field at the first sign of mending.  If you do that…you are setting yourself up for another injury, re-injury and that my friend…is going to hurt physically and mentally because it really could put you out of the entire season!

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The Biggest Exercise Blunder!
By: IHI
09.16.14 Tuesday

If you spend any time on the internet or watching TV, you know that exercise is big!  There is no shortage of people telling you how to exercise, when to exercise, what to do when you exercise…the list is endless.  Idaho Hand Institute is about to make exercise really simple and let you in on the number one exercise blunder!!

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10 Insane But True Things About Better Health
By: IHI
09.12.14 Friday

Are the efforts to improve you health worth the effort? Read these benefits to help motivate you.

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Pop…click…crack…
By: IHI
09.11.14 Thursday

There are only a few times when it’s okay to hear popping, clicking and cracking…mostly when you are eating a bowl of Rice Krispies!  If your joints are popping and cracking, clicking when you walk, you might have a problem!  Probably not a serious one but still…leave the popping sounds for your morning cereal and ask a doctor ‘What’s up?’

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2014 Photography Art Contest
By: IHI
09.08.14 Monday

Hello Artists...

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Kinesiology Tape
By: IHI
09.08.14 Monday

Kinesiology tape, it’s sort of becoming a trendy thing.  If you haven’t heard about it, you’ve probably seen it, especially on athletes walking around campus, at the gym…It’s a colorful, tape that is often on the limbs and around the joints.  The patterns they create with the tape seems like nothing more than a bored physical therapist trying out some new duct tape designs- body art for the injured athlete!

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Burners and Stingers
By: IHI
09.05.14 Friday

Football season is upon us!  So, here’s a little question for all you football fans out there.  Do you know the difference between a burner and a stinger?  Have you even ever heard of such a thing?

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