Unbreakable: Strengthening your ankles for derby

I have seen three skaters from three different leagues break their ankles during a bout in the last two months. Injuries are nothing new for derby players. It is a contact sport. But I think in the process of acknowledging that fact, we forget that there are measures we can take to prevent some of them. After... Continue Reading →

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A Chance to Vent

You have a medical issue. You go to the doctor, describe your issue, explain your derby lifestyle, only to receive some weird blanket diagnosis that clearly doesn't apply to an athlete. How many of us have gone through this? Probably a lot of us. I've had good doctors, okay doctors, and why-the-hell-did-you-go-into-the-medical-profession doctors. The first... Continue Reading →

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