With the recent popularity of exercise-to-exhaustion programs, such as CrossFit and P90X, there’s a sudden rise in a condition called rhabdomyolysis.
With the fall sports season quickly approaching, I wanted to educate our readers on the causes, treatments and myths about muscle cramps. There are new studies out there that debunk many of these myths.
With football and other fall sports practices in full swing, I want to make sure everybody is aware of the Heat Acclimatization Guidelines, released by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association. Each year, there are a handful of deaths that occur from heat stroke. Yet, heat illness is totally preventable.
Though it’s mid-summer, high school athletes should start thinking about the “who, when and what” for their preseason sports physicals.
The famous sports medicine doctor, James Andrews MD, recently released a new book, “Any Given Monday.” He offers us interesting tips and advice on how to prevent injuries on our young pitchers’ shoulders and elbows.
There’s been a lot of talk recently about two local sports heroes: Kyrie Irving and Beanie Wells. Both have frequented our top sports news stories of the day due to chronic injuries. Today, I had the chance to speak with WAKR’s host Ray Horner about recent news of Kyrie who just separated his shoulder and […]