Entries by Micah Worrell, DO

Is a broken bone casting a shadow on your kid’s summer fun?

How to get through summer with a broken bone, such as a fractured arm, broken wrist or leg. Summer is a great time for adventure: swimming, climbing, biking, running, and…sometimes falling. Fractures account for 25-30 percent of children visiting clinics during “fracture season.” A broken arm or broken wrist can feel like a real damper […]

Cheerleader, Coach or Clueless? Parents: What’s Your Role in Youth Sports?

Whether you’re a life-long athlete or an armchair quarterback, if you are a parent, you likely keep a very close eye on your own young athletes. From workouts, to developmental progress, to performance, parents have a vested interest in their children’s athletic experience. And that’s a good thing, says Dr. James Ferrari, Advanced Orthopedic surgeon. “Young […]