Sports Medicine

Have you ever experienced an injury and wondered if you should ice? It’s usually a great idea, but there are some rules you need to follow so you don’t worsen your injury. Read below to learn, “is ice helpful?” and “when do I ice for an injury?” Simply put, ice is best initially for acute
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First, the bad news. There is no vaccine or cure yet for the COVID-19. The only approved drug has modest impacts. What would we give for a drug that would do the following? Improve immune and inflammation responses to viral infections Reduce psychological and physiological stress from the pandemic Help treat most of the pre-existing
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Steve and Dr. Cole discuss the injury implications in the conversation about artificial turf vs natural grass. https://sportsmedicineweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/EP-222-TALK.mp3 Fifteen NFL teams play their home games on artificial turf. Cleveland Browns center JC Tretter wants to see that number reduced to zero. The NFL Players Association president cited the league’s official injury reports from 2012-2018 to
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This Podcast segment of ‘Ask the Doctor’ addresses questions submitted by Sports Medicine Weekly followers. Dr. Brian Cole and Steve Kashul discuss the above topic. https://sportsmedicineweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/EP-222-ATD.mp3 Coach Matt Nagy confirmed Monday that running back Tarik Cohen tore his right ACL Sunday in Atlanta and will miss the rest of the season. Cohen was injured early in the fourth quarter
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Steve and Dr. Cole talk with Lisa Fortier, DVM, PhD from Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine, about her work with large animals; similarities and parallels in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of musculoskeletal disease and injury in both humans and animals; collaborative research with Dr. Cole in Cartilage Biology and the Development of Arthritis,
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Steve and Dr. Cole talk with Matthew Vuckovich, Founder of Exclusive Medical Advisors about the process of preparing and guiding graduating surgeons to navigate the best placement options; interview preparation; job search preparation and many other elements of the process. Related post-interview with Dr. Cole>> https://sportsmedicineweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/EP-222-VUKOVICH.mp3 After countless hours talking to graduating surgical Residents and
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Steve and Dr. Cole discuss the effectiveness of professional and collegiate sports Covid management while restarting their seasonal play. Interview with Dr. Tracy Williams, Spectrios Institute for Low Vision – Executive Director, Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, Loyola University, Adjunct Professor, Illinois College of Optometry, Team Optometrist for the Chicago White Sox and the Chicago Bulls.
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Steve and Dr. Cole discuss how the devastating knee injury and subsequent archaic procedure experienced by Bears Hall of Fame running back Gale Sayers might have been treated by today’s standards. Related Article>> https://sportsmedicineweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/092720-SMW-EP-220-Sayers-Fells.mp3 Also featured is a very interesting interview with former NFL tight end Daniel Fells. Daniel is working for a Silicon Valley
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Health and wellbeing are quickly rising on the must-have lists for Americans, leading more people to prioritize their fitness. In Allianz Life’s Annual Study, 51 percent of participants agreed that their health and wellbeing is their top focus, compared to 27 percent who chose financial stability. As a result, the fitness market is booming; past estimates
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Co-hosts Dr. Brian Cole and Steve Kashul bring you the above topics Sports Medicine Weekly can be heard on 670TheScore  Chicago Sports Radio – WSCR 670 AM, 7:00 – 7:30  AM/c SUNDAY Tune-in Sports Medicine Weekly at its new time every Sunday, 7 AM/c WSCR 670 AM Podcast Segments are always available to hear on the SportsMedicineWeekly Blog, Apple, Google, Spotify, Pandora, YouTube, iHeartRadio and many
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Video Presented by JRF Ortho: A healthy meniscus acts as a shock absorber and provides a smooth surface for your knee to glide on. A meniscal tear prevents your knee from rotating causing pain and locking. Watch the 3D Animation Video PDF Brochure JRF Ortho specializes in providing orthopedic surgeons with the highest viability, most widely available
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Why is sleep so important? The quality of your sleep plays a significant role in all aspects of your mental and physical health, from your emotional well-being to repairing muscle tissue. Having good, sustained sleep allows your body to repair blood and heart vessels. Therefore, if you’re not having good sleep on a regular basis, you
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Common Basketball Injuries What are the most common basketball injuries, how can you differentiate each injury, and what forms of treatment are offered? We have a few facts on basketball injuries that were taken by surveying high school basketball players in the United States, by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association: 22% of all male basketball
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This Podcast Segment features an interview with Tom Lemming, @LemmingReport, Recruiting Analyst with CBS Sports to discuss how COVID is affecting college recruiting and how the Coronavirus is affecting the health of college football recruits. https://sportsmedicineweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/EP-218-LEMMING.mp3 Free Download Tom Lemming, a Chicago native, got his start as a stringer for suburban Chicago weeklies covering high school
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In this Podcast Segment, Steve and Dr. Cole discuss Yoan Moncada and his daily battle to find strength and energy since his Covid diagnosis. https://sportsmedicineweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/EP-218-TALK.mp3 Free Download Yoán Moncada, with all due perspective, is doing very well. It was over a month and a half ago that he was cleared to return to White Sox
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This Podcast segment of ‘Ask the Doctor’ addresses questions submitted by Sports Medicine Weekly followers. Dr. Brian Cole and Steve Kashul discuss the above topics: https://sportsmedicineweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/EP-218-ATD.mp3 Free Download Tune-in Sports Medicine Weekly at its new time every Sunday, 7 AM/c WSCR 670 AM Podcast Segments are always available to hear on the SportsMedicineWeekly Blog, Apple, Google, Spotify, Pandora, YouTube, iHeartRadio and many other Podcast Channels If you have
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This Podcast Segment features Dr. Cole and Steve discussing the above topics. https://sportsmedicineweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/EP-216-TALK.mp3 Free Download Tune-in Sports Medicine Weekly at its new time every Sunday, 7 AM/c WSCR 670 AM Podcast Segments are always available to hear on the SportsMedicineWeekly Blog, Apple, Google, Spotify, Pandora, YouTube, iHeartRadio and many other Podcast Channels Share this:
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This Podcast segment of ‘Ask the Doctor’ addresses questions submitted by Sports Medicine Weekly followers. Dr. Brian Cole and Steve Kashul discuss the above topics: https://sportsmedicineweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/EP-216-ATD.mp3 Free Download Tune-in Sports Medicine Weekly at its new time every Sunday, 7 AM/c WSCR 670 AM Podcast Segments are always available to hear on the SportsMedicineWeekly Blog, Apple, Google, Spotify, Pandora, YouTube, iHeartRadio and many other Podcast Channels If you have
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This Podcast Segment features Steve and Dr. Cole,  joined by Jon Boyd, CTBS, Director of Education & Certification for AATB- American Association of Tissue Banks to discuss Tissue Banking Technology and the work of promoting the safety, quality and availability of donated human tissue. https://sportsmedicineweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/EP-215_BOYD.mp3 Free Download The American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB) is a
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