If your child is involved with baseball, you probably have come across or heard of weighted balls as a training tool. But are they safe for your young thrower and do they really accomplish the claims to help increase the velocity in a young thrower? In this episode of the podcast, we will discuss … Continue reading Are Weighted Balls Safe?
The value of situational awareness isn’t something that only comes in handy when one is a Police Dispatcher: It’s a skill set that is valuable to everyone. It’s not every call that features the police department, EMS and one’s broken pride, but inside this episode of Digitally Dispatched, 20-year Police Dispatcher Vet LIsa Moore … Continue reading Squad 51, Squad 51: Beeeeeeeez!
The questions about 911 are never-ending, but finding out what people ask immediately about them is straightforward. Listen to this episode of The Digitally Dispatched Podcast, where I detail the first of many volumes of the Frequently Asked Questions that I’ve received over the years about 911 & being a Police Dispatcher… The Digitally … Continue reading What People Want to Know About Dispatchers – My Frequently Asked Questions – Volume 1
The coronavirus pandemic has affected all of us in a profound way. Dr. Mark Halstead discussed the coronavirus, it’s impact on sports, important ways to help the spread of the virus, and why we all have to act as a team together to minimize the impact on health care system. The Healthy Young … Continue reading A Sports Doc’s Coronavirus Discussion…
“911, location of your emergency…” A greeting just like this one, is what EVERYONE hears after hitting the three golden numbers. They are the first numbers you think of when YOU need first responders. My name is Lisa Moore. I’m a 911 Police Dispatcher. I’ve been sending officers to help you for 20 years … Continue reading The 101: Why The Digitally Dispatched Podcast Exists…
I’m sure you’ve heard about animals being used to comfort people during times of crisis, whether it be a national or local disaster. Have you ever wondered how these animals were trained to use these very unique skills known as animal-assisted crisis response? Did you know that there is extensive training required above and … Continue reading HOPE Animal-Assisted Crisis Response Program with Nick Meier
Your young teenage soccer star runs up the field and makes a quick change in direction, you see their knee buckle and they crumple to the ground in pain. They can’t put any weight on it. You get to them and they think something popped in their knee. Within a few hours the knee … Continue reading What to Expect When Your Child Tears Their ACL
For the last several decades, there’s been a tremendous focus in the world of concussion on areas such as recognizing when a concussion occurs, various diagnostic evaluations, treatment recommendations and determining when it’s an appropriate time to return to play sports after a concussion. However, it’s only really been the last eight or nine … Continue reading Navigating Return to Learn After Concussion for Health Care Providers
Did you know there are roughly 60 million young athletes participating in organized sports in the United States? As a result, youth sports is reaching a staggering 20 billion dollar industry. It seems these days everyone wants a stake in young athletes….leading to an explosion of sports specialization, increasing rates of overuse injuries, year … Continue reading The 101: Why The Healthy Young Athlete Podcast Exists…
The sprawling city of Chicago. A bad cop. A dead kid… and Chuck Norris? There’s something magnetic about Chuck Norris. It’s why we can all quote one of a million quotes where Chuck Norris Doesn’t Do Push Ups – He Pushes the World DOWN. The memories of the best Chuck Norris quotes are good but … Continue reading Code of Silence (1985) – A Perspective Review