The quick thinking of Nancy Delnay, CNP, is just what Elliott Flor needed to get him through a change in his medication regimen from pills to weekly injections for juvenile dermatomyositis. “Elliott is extremely afraid of needles – to the point he would hide under the table,” said the Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in Rheumatology. […]
I’m hopeful that recent reports coming out of the Browns’ camp could spell good news for Cleveland sports this year. This week, cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu announced he’s improved significantly from his terrible triad knee injury and is ready to practice at the Browns’ first minicamp. Ekpre-Olomu was a top 2 or 3 cornerback in the […]
After watching Cleveland Browns’ Tashaun Gipson take a hard blow to the knee in Sunday’s game, I wanted to discuss how slight differences in mechanics can cause major differences in outcomes.
Many times, the most significant knee injuries occur when a player’s foot is planted on the ground. That’s a classic case for torn ACLs.
In recent weeks, we’ve seen some severe sports injuries. Cleveland Browns’ Alex Mack broke his leg and Oklahoma City Thunder’s Kevin Durant just suffered what’s known as a Jones fracture, just to name a few. A Jones fracture occurs an inch or two down the fifth metatarsal, or the bone on the outside of the […]
In high-intensity, contact sports like hockey and football, rib injuries can be a common occurrence. Thankfully, Cleveland Browns players have skirted these injuries in recent years, but rookie receiver Sammy Watkins of the Buffalo Bills suffered through one in mid August.
Professional sports are a million dollar industry and teams need to take a hard and fast look at the health and long-term viability of their players.