Erica’s Scoliosis Story

An estimated 3% of the population experiences some degree of scoliosis. The average person is born with 24 bones in their spine. Those bones do

Training for a Marathon: How to Avoid Injury

If you are a runner, let’s face it, getting injured stinks. It doesn’t matter if you are training for a marathon or preparing for your

Ep. 20: Discussing The Use Of Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP)

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) has become an increasingly popular treatment over the last several years, but there are still questions about its potential effectiveness in treating

Runners: Beat the Summer Heat

Summer running season is here and the good news is longer daylight hours and no more running in the dark — plus warmer temps and

Ep. 19: Common Injuries of the Weekend Warrior with Casey Gray, PT, DPT

In this episode of Sports Medicine Weekly, Casey Gray, PT, DPT, from RUSH Physical Therapy, joins Dr. Brian Cole and Steve Kashul to discuss managing

Ep. 17: Icing Your Pitching Arm — Does It Work?

In this episode, Dr. Brian Cole and Steve discuss icing a pitcher’s arm and the perceived benefits. However, no published peer-reviewed research has shown definitively

Baseball Player Returns to Sport After Knee Surgery

Maks’ Story At 6’ 5″ and 230 pounds, most coaches would love to have 16-year-old Maks Pierga on their team. In fact, while growing up

Kindergarten Teacher Undergoes Outpatient Hip Replacement

Early last year, kindergarten teacher Lisa Simpson, 55, of Naperville was having trouble keeping up with her students at Beebe Elementary School. For a couple

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