Latest Sports Medicine Shows

You Got Hurt 3 Weeks After Starting Cross Fit—Here’s Why

Feb 5, 2016

Cross fit is a great way to get into shape. Dr. Travis Maak agrees, but says that about three weeks into it is when people tend to get injured. Listen to find out why he thinks three weeks is the magic number, what likely happens, and how to prevent it. He also has advice about how to get back to ...

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Is Exercising in Cold Weather Safe?

Jan 7, 2016

Is it risky exercising outside when it’s cold? Is filling your lungs with cold, dry air unhealthy? What if there’s also an inversion? Are these just excuses some of us use to justify not exercising during the winter or are they legitimate concerns? Take three minutes and listen to Dr. Russell ...

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Concussion Recovery: A Six-Step Process

Dec 30, 2015

How do you recover from a concussion? There’s a process to follow. Not following doctors’ recommendations can lead to bigger problems in the future. Neurosurgeon Dr. Greg Hawryluk covers the six steps doctors prescribe to athletes for concussion recovery. The steps also work if you aren’t an ...

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Health Care Insider: Taking Full Advantage of Employee Wellness Programs

Oct 9, 2015

Has your employer created a fitness center or handed out FitBits? Many companies are beginning to offer incentives to employees who participate in wellness programs. In this podcast, Dr. Kyle Bradford Jones discusses how these programs benefit employers and employees, and how you can take full ...

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My Child Sprained Their Ankle—How Soon Will They Be Back on the Field?

Aug 24, 2015

When kids are playing outside or competing on sports teams, injuries are a common occurrence. Ankle sprains in particular go hand-in-hand with the start of football and soccer seasons. Dr. Cindy Gellner talks about how to tell if your child has sprained their ankle and what to do if they have. She ...

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Dehydration: When Should I Really Worry?

Aug 11, 2015

You’ve probably heard that once you feel thirsty, you’re already dehydrated. Dr. Scott Youngquist spills on daily water intake and dehydration: who’s most likely to need more water, how much you really need per day and how that can affect your day-to-day health. He talks about how dehydration ...

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Can I Build Tolerance to Heat?

Aug 6, 2015

Whether you're moving to a warmer place, trying to spend more time outdoors, or training for an athletic event, you might wonder if it will ever get easier being in the blistering heat. Dr. Scott Youngquist talks about the human body's thermal regulation system and how it copes with heat. He gives ...

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