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Healthcare: Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

Tips From Our Experts

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Expert says think twice before skipping physical therapy

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Melanie McNeal says skipping physical therapy recommendations could make your injury worse.

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If the shoe doesn’t fit: how to avoid runner’s toe

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Dr. Ronald Lepow offers six ways for runners to keep their feet and toenails healthy.

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You’re never too old to play sports

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Sports medicine expert Dr. Rosalyn Nguyen says muscle conditioning and proper training can help reduce age-related loss of muscle mass and minimize the risk of injury.

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Chocolate milk aids post-workout recovery

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Dr. Theodore Shybut, assistant professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, says you don’t need a sports drink after you work out. Reach for chocolate milk instead.

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Fit After 50

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Sports medicine expert and orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Mark Adickes, says to make time for exercise, read food labels, and sleep.

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Paper highlights risk for triceps tendon ruptures in athletes

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Sports medicine expert Dr. Theodore Shybut highlights the need to be aware of the potential risk of tendon ruptures after the use of fluoroquinolone antibiotics.

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Get your wrist in gear to avoid golf injuries

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Hand and wrist expert Dr. Thomas Hunt says wrist injuries are one of the most common types of golf injuries.

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Experts outline importance of recognizing, treating meniscal root tears

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Recognizing and treating tears in the menisci, cartilage discs between the joint surfaces in the knee, is key to preventing knee injury.

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Pitch count matters: know your limits

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Throwing pitches year-round at an early age could cause pitchers to be the ones striking out in the long run.

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What to know before starting a high-intensity workout routine

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Dr. Theodore Shybut, a sports medicine expert at Baylor College of Medicine, provides guidelines for successful participation in high-intensity workout routines.

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Fit After 50

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Sports medicine expert and orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Mark Adickes, says to make time for exercise, read food labels, and sleep.