Stacy Lewis Plays Golf at the Highest Level after Spinal Fusion

Diagnosed with scoliosis at age 11, Stacy Lewis wore a hard plastic back brace 18 hours a day, removing it only to play golf. She

How To Recover from Extreme Obstacle Races

Written by Sean Hassett, PT, DPT at Athletico You just ran 12 miles, but this was not your typical 12 mile run. This was 12

Preparation for Weekend Warriors & Treatment for Joint Swelling

Episode 14.08 Segment One – Preparation for Weekend Warriors Christine Licata, Physical Therapist with ATI Physical Therapy discusses the risks for Weekend/Summer Warrior who become

Is Tommy John surgery becoming an epidemic?

In 1974, pitcher Tommy John was having a phenomenal season helping the Dodgers win their first National League pennant in eight years. Before he was

MOR Ankle Physician Treats Ballet Dancer with Os Trigonum Syndrome

  Chicago ballet dancer Sara Strom is back performing the “Nutcracker” after having surgery for ankle pain. . Dr. George Holmes, foot and ankle orthopedic

Back to Scoring Goals after Knee Surgery for OCD

In the spring of 2012, I had an MRI for a pulled ITB/hamstring injury and it was discovered I had stage 3/4 left?knee OCD (osteochondritis

How does Sleep Deprivation Affect Performance? & Quad Dominance: A Known Injury Risk Factor

Episode 14.07 Segment One-Sleep Deprivation: Dr. Jason Ong from Rush University Medical Center discusses sleep disorders and how they can affect overall sports performance, moods

Ask the Doctor: How can You Diagnose & Treat Turf Toe?

I’m a high school basketball player. My big toe really swells up and hurts after practice and games. The strange thing is that I can’t

Exercises for Beginner Runners

Thinking of tackling a 5K this summer? Before you put one foot in front of the other, you should prepare your body for the rigors

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