Too Young to Have Breast Cancer.

Leigh Rozelle found the lump purely by accident, just three days before Christmas in 2015. As she crossed her arms, she felt a golf ball-size knot on the outer side of her left breast. “My family practitioner was able to squeeze me into her schedule the very next day,” says Rozelle, who is only 37. [Continue Reading]

Running in January’s Chevron Houston Marathon? Start Training Now.

With the Chevron Houston Marathon coming up this January, many participants are starting their training this fall. Physical therapists affiliated with Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute- Human Performance Lab encourage runners to train safely to avoid injuries. “Finishing a marathon or half-marathon is a great accomplishment. However, the race and the training regimen can [Continue Reading]

Child Life Specialists: Helping Children Cope with Illness & Hospitalization

If you haven’t experienced a hospital stay with a child, you may not be familiar with the term Child Life Specialist.  These trained specialists are child development experts who help children cope with illness, injury and hospitalization. They use play and self-expression activities to help prepare and educate children about challenging experiences related to an [Continue Reading]