INDIANAPOLIS | While athletic trainers from across the country were here last week for the NATA’s 65th annual meeting, concussion dominated headlines nationwide.
The late Ted Williams is the best hitter (career .344) of my lifetime. By the time he was 80-years-old, though, he was compelled to enter Fenway Park on a July 1999 night as passenger on a golf cart. It had been nearly four decades since he had played his final game there, an episode eloquen…
A week from now, athletic trainers from across the country will gather in Indianapolis for the National Athletic Trainers’ Association’s 65th annual Clinical Symposia which runs June 25-28.
Contrary to what the talking heads on ESPN said over the weekend, Derrick Rose did not suffer another torn “ligament” or a torn “medical” meniscus.
INDIANAPOLIS | Since the turn of century, the biggest concerns among sports medics have been ACL injuries — particularly in women — concussions, elbow injuries — particularly among pitchers — heat illness, steroids, spinal injuries, and conditions which might cause sudden cardiac arrest. Exc…
At North Point Orthopaedics, Dr. Gregory McComis is committed to excellence and pledges to provide the highest quality of orthopaedic care possible. Dr. McComis has almost 20 years of experience in treatment of acute trauma, spine care, general orthopaedic and sports injuries.
Athletes affected by head, heat and heart injuries or conditions attract immediate attention in the media.
TINLEY PARK | Harry and Mary Stokes, of Hazel Crest, were “in the mood” to dance recently at the Ingalls Advanced Orthopedic Institute Alumni Club’s first dinner-dance at The Odyssey and it showed.
Perhaps you don't recall the play. It was late in the January season finale against the Vikings when Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher and safety Major Wright arrived at the same spot in the end zone at the same time.
As running, jumping, weightlifting and the everyday increase of life's demands lead to wear and tear on joints, turning to orthopedic specialists for help is not just for older people. Advances in technology are helping young people live without joint pain.
NEW YORK | Blindside hits to the head are down in the NHL, yet concussions are up. Now general managers have to decide if more rules are needed to make pro hockey safer.
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