Episode 17.18 with Hosts Steve Kashul and Dr. Brian Cole. Broadcasting on ESPN Chicago 1000 WMVP-AM Radio, Saturdays from 8:30 to 9:00 AM/c.
Segment One (01:30): Dr. Nik Verma from Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush and Head Team Physician for the Chicago White Sox, talks about the recent Willy Garcia Collision with Yoan Moncada; how the medical team deals with multiple player injuries; the new White Sox-MLB concussion protocol; the diagnosis, treatment and recovery of the injuries.
White Sox rookies Yoan Moncada and Willy Garcia left the game after colliding inshallow right field. Moncada’s knee struck Garcia in the side of the head and both players were injured. Garcia was able to leave the field under his own power but Moncada needed to be taken off on a cart.
Segment Two (12:26): Dr. Cole and Steve Clausnitzer, CEO of Forever Labs talk about the important reasons and process for preserving your stem cell for later use in life and the ongoing research on cell biology by Dr. Cole and others at Rush University Medical Center.
Why Store My Stem Cells? The number and therapeutic quality of our stem cells diminishes with age. Storing your stem cells today preserves them for future therapies that combat age-related disease, and perhaps aging itself.
Segment Three (25:45): Dr. Cole announces the 2nd Annual Chicago Sports Summit, a half-day event featuring some of Chicago’s heaviest hitters. Participants will speak about how sports and after school activities empower youth to engage in positive behavior to help reduce Chicago’s violence.
Executives will also discuss how they use sports marketing and celebrities to grow their business. Attendees will learn about new developments in sports science and how these advances impact an athlete’s endurance, performance and injury prevention.