Of course, sports can be fun and entertaining and has evolved into a big business. However, when played appropriately, sports can also be an important health intervention.
“I love talking about my amputation,” explained Jillian Williams, a member of Team USA’s Sitting Volleyball team. After undergoing treatment for Ewing’s sarcoma, part of Williams’ leg was amputated and her foot was reattached to her femur through a rotationplasty surgery at MD Anderson Cancer Center. Today, Williams says her life is better with one leg than it was with two.
Instead of critical messages about food, Dr. Wegner recommends helping kids connect with their bodies and how they feel when they take care of them