Tag Archives: injury epidemiology

Boston Red Sox’s Mike Reinhold is leading the fight against team’s injury woes

28 Mar

Boston, MA – Mike Reinhold, PT, ATC is at the forefront in baseball in preventing injury.  Baseball players are tough players to work with because of the idosyncrasy’s, tradition and culture of baseball.  Many baseball players still believe that strength training is harmful for them.  But Mike has been able to work through those barriers and is now embarking on an ambitious program to prevent injuries to the Red Sox.

The Red Sox placed 19 players on the disabled list last season, with multiple stints for Mike Cameron, Jacoby Ellsbury, and Dustin Pedroia. By the time their fractured season was over, the team had lost players for 1,018 games. Continue reading

News Article – Fracture Statistics in High School Sports

13 Jan

In a research study from the Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, fracture rates were calculated.  Read the original article here. The numbers extrapolate to 568,000 fractures suffered by US high sch0ol athletes in 2009-2010.  I was one of the 100 high school athletic trainers who weekly entered data into the database.  This is an important database and a great resource for the athletic training profession.

The National Federation of High School’s Participation Statistics show that over Continue reading