Sports Medicine

Podcast with Dr. Kern Singh of Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush joining Steve and Dr. Cole to discuss non-narcotic treatment for back pain both pre and post surgery. https://sportsmedicineweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/EP190_SINGH.mp3 Dr. Kern Singh has an international reputation in the area of minimally invasive spinal surgery. He frequently teaches minimally invasive techniques to neurosurgeons and spinal surgeons from
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On March 19, Chicago-based Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush implemented new policies around patient visits and performing surgeries through mid-April due to the coronavirus outbreak. The time-line is subject to change based upon the nature of the demands on the local healthcare system. The practice’s surgeons are now seeing patients via telemedicine from their homes and
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You can get an estimate of your risk for a heart attack or stroke with an online heart health calculator; The factors used to calculate your heart health can be modified through consultation with your personal physician. I’d like to highlight this week the second of the five numbers that I believe every adult should know about
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I was skeptical, but it turns out there is something to be said for a daily fast, preferably one lasting at least 16 hours. I’ve long thought the human body was not meant to run on empty, that fasting was done primarily for religious reasons or political protest. Otherwise we needed a reliably renewed source
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*UPDATED 3/24/2020* Evolving public health guidance will result in changing recommendations on safe physical activity from the team at Exercise is Medicine. We are committed to providing the most up-to-date guidance possible to maintain healthy physical activity. The current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic presents some challenges to maintaining a physically active lifestyle. COVID-19 is spread by
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Surgery to repair a damaged anterior cruciate ligament in the knee (ACL surgery) is most common in young, active individuals. However, even after return to play, patients have an increased risk for early onset knee osteoarthritis as young adults. ACL surgery may disrupt movement patterns during everyday activities, causing abnormal joint loading and increasing wear
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Loss of muscle strength during aging presents many health problems. Since muscle strength can be difficult to measure, handgrip strength often serves as an estimate for overall muscle strength. In this study, the investigators examined if decreased handgrip strength reduced self-care abilities, and in turn, if such problems with completing self-care tasks impacted time to
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Arthritis symptoms can affect an individual on a daily basis. Physical therapy is a conservative, non-invasive and effective way to treat arthritis, which typically affects the articulating joints of the body such as the hip, knee, shoulder, and hand. Arthritis can also affect the spinal column known as degenerative disc disease (DDD). The primary focus of
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Does exercise help or hinder our bodies’ ability to fight off infections? It depends. Does exercise help or hinder our bodies’ ability to fight off infections? In the context of the novel coronavirus outbreak, that question has gained urgency and also, thanks to recent research, emergent answers. The latest science suggests that being fit boosts
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As gyms close their doors, people are buying up dumbbells like toilet paper. After Spain announced a nationwide lockdown over the coronavirus outbreak on Saturday, a man in Seville put on workout clothes, climbed to a rooftop in his apartment complex, and started doing jumping jacks and squats. All around him, people watched from their
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Answers to your most common questions about the best practices for stemming the tide of the coronavirus pandemic. On Sunday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended against any gatherings of 50 or more people over the next eight weeks, in an effort to contain the coronavirus pandemic. Many public schools, libraries, universities, places of worship,
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MUSCLE RECOVERY PROTEIN POWDER Age-related muscle loss may occur, impacting muscle mass, muscle strength and muscle recovery, which is a key component of training. Depending upon the athlete and level of training, the aging athlete may experience more challenging muscle recovery needs than younger adults. The FIT40 Muscle Recovery Protein is designed specifically for the
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If you’re experiencing pain in your hand, wrist or arm, ATI Physical Therapy certified hand therapists will guide your recovery through expert hand therapy services. Staffed with Occupational Therapists (OT), Physical Therapists (PT) and Certified Hand Therapists (CHT), ATI can assure the best outcome for patients in need of this specialized care. Injuries and Conditions
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Helping to provide training and fitness alternatives at this time of risk for our followers: Reaching your training goals doesn’t have to be complicated. You don’t need to dedicate hours to the squat rack or suffer endless reps on the weights bench. Heck, you don’t even need a gym membership. All you need to achieve
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While the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread, causing running races—and many other large events—to be postponed and canceled, you might be wondering what you should do for your own personal health and how this could affect your training. We tapped David Nieman, Dr.PH., health professor at Appalachian State University and director of the Human Performance Lab at the North Carolina Research
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New and Totally Free! Sideline Sports Doc was founded in 2010 by Dr. Dev Mishra, Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Stanford University.  Our primary focus is on providing a fast and easy to remember method for non-medically trained coaches, parents, and athletes to confidently recognize and manage sport injuries. The content was created and
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Scientists are racing to study the characteristics of the coronavirus so that we can know precisely how contagious and deadly it is — and act accordingly. Uncertainty abounds. Without accurate information, it is easy for our brains to spin stories of fear and dread. When we can’t control our anxiety, that emotional fever spikes into
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We all know the obvious things like not smoking and keeping a healthy weight, but what are some other factors that can help you live a longer, healthier life? Good Habits Now, More Years Later. The good news is more Americans are living longer and healthier lives than ever before. As life expectancy continues to
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At Ivy Rehab Physical Therapy, our physical therapists are specially trained in treating disorders of the vestibular system. Our vestibular rehab program is an exercise-based technique that is designed to decrease dizziness, help improve the ability to steady your vision, and retrain parts of your postural control due to vestibular dysfunction. What is the vestibular
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This Podcast is presented by Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard Fit 40 For Athletes Over 40. Dr. Brian Cole and Steve Kashul discuss the above topics submitted by Sports Medicine Weekly followers. If you have a question to be addressed on an upcoming show, please click here to submit your question. https://sportsmedicineweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/EP188_ATD-1.mp3 Presented by: OPTIMUM NUTRITION GOLD STANDARD FIT 40 FOR ATHLETES OVER 40 Muscle
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