Latest Sports Medicine Shows

Everything You Need to Know About Tendinitis and Its Treatment

Feb 12, 2019

If you suffer from pain in a certain area during exercise, it could be tendinitis (also called tendonitis) or something worse. Sports medicine orthopedic specialist Dr. David Petron talks about some misconceptions with tendinitis, including a lengthy list of long-term and short-term treatments....

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3 Tips to Help You Keep Exercising This Year

Jan 9, 2019

Many people promise to exercise more in the new year, but more than a few eventually give up. Nick Galli from University of Utah’s Department of Health Promotion and Education, identifies three reasons people often don't exercise enough or fail to stick with their exercise plan. Learn some ...

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Listener Question: Ice or Heat a Sprained Ankle?

Jul 18, 2018

You’ve sprained your ankle. Maybe you twisted it during a run. Maybe you suffered a minor fall while skiing. It hurts and is swollen and needs some relief. Are you supposed to put it on ice or apply heat? Dr. Emily Harold, sports medicine physician at University of Utah Health, has the answer, as ...

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Running Probably Won't Ruin Your Knees

Jun 15, 2018

It may seem like a given—if you run long distances regularly, then you’ll eventually need a knee replacement. But from a doctor's perspective, that's actually not true. Emergency physician Dr. Troy Madsen, a runner, looks at the research on knee damage and running. He shares his findings and why...

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Three Most Common Dance Injuries and How to Prevent Them

Dec 20, 2017

Like any sport, dance takes serious strength, stamina, and flexibility. As a dancer, it’s important to keep safe from a potentially career-ending injury. Trina Bellendir, a physical therapist at the Dance Clinic at University of Utah Orthopedic Center, talks about three of the most common injuries...

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Dancer's Clinic Keeps Dancers Dancing

Nov 24, 2017

University of Utah Health provides a Dance Clinic in its Orthopedic Center that serves all dancers—from the young to the old, and from experienced to those who are just beginning. Dancing can be a physically intensive activity and injuries are common. Physical therapist Trina Bellendir talks about...

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Seven Questions with a Pain Management Physical Therapist

Sep 6, 2017

On this episode of Seven Questions for a Specialist, The Scope speaks with Tamara Dangerfield, a physical specialist at University of Utah Health who specializes in treating pain. What are the latest methods for treating pain? What is the one thing she wants all physical therapy patients to know? ...

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