Do Young Athletes Need Extra Protein?

When your children are involved in athletics, you might notice that they have an increased appetite because of the extra calories they’re burning off throughout

Getting Your Head Back in The Game – Effective Recovery Strategies For Treating a Concussion

A concussion is a brain injury caused by a blow to the head or a jolt to the body. Concussions can range from mild to

What’s Your Biological Age? A New ‘Aging Clock’ Has the Answer

How old are you, really? It seems like a simple question. It’s based on when you’re born. Yet we all know people who seem much

The Impact of Playing School Sports with Guest Mickey Pruitt

Participating in organized high school sports offers young people countless benefits, not just in terms of physical skills, like hand-eye coordination; strength and movement, but

Fifty Years of Title IX: Celebrating Women in Sports

June 23 marks the 50th anniversary of Title IX, a groundbreaking federal law that prohibited sex discrimination in education, stating that, “no person in the

What to Know About Bow Legs

Bow legs (also known as “genu varum”) occur when a person’s legs bend outward and don’t touch at the knees, even if their feet and

The Benefits of Cross Training

In this week’s episode of the Sports Medicine Weekly podcast, Dr. Brian Cole, head team physician for the Chicago Bulls, and team physician for the

Health & Youth: 3 Solutions for Promoting Good Health at a Young Age

Most of us begin our lives with the potential to live a full and healthy life. But bad health habits developed in your youth can

How Sports Medicine Internships Can Boost Your Career

Finding a job without any experience can be very challenging. However, with the right internship program, you can learn the necessary skills and experience to

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