The Evaluation and Management of Concussions

Each year, there are an estimated 1.7 to 3.8 million traumatic brain injuries in the United States, and more than 20 percent arise due to

Is Exercise Harmful or Beneficial if You Have Epilepsy? 

Epilepsy is one of the most common diseases that most young people struggle with today. Even though the world is better educated on the causes

What is a High Ankle Sprain?

In this week’s episode of the Sports Medicine Weekly Podcast, Dr. Brian Cole is joined by Joshua James, DPT, CSCS from Rush Physical Therapy to

Five Effective Ways to Fight Obesity 

According to research conducted, around 70 percent of American adults are either overweight or obese. Obesity is a medical condition in which the excess fat

Kids Back to School? Get Your Workouts Back on Track!

As the final days of summer loom, the focus moves from pool days and vacations to school supplies and scheduled routines. For many parents, having

Best Stretches for Baseball Pitchers

The pitcher is not only the most important position in baseball, but also the most physically demanding. There’s a reason why pitch count was introduced

Caffeine and Caffeine Supplements: Spilling the Beans on Caffeine

Caffeine is the most popular psychoactive substance in the world, with 89 percent of people in the U.S. consuming at least one drink containing caffeine

Does Carb Loading Improve Performance?

Since ancient times, Greek and Roman athletes prepared for competition by consuming complex carbohydrates like grains and legumes with the goal of optimizing performance. However,

Air Force Veteran Conquers Knee Pain with MACI

Motivation has never been an issue for Chris. Deployed in the Air Force, working out in the gym, or studying for the bar exam, he’s

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