Sports Doc Archive: January, 2013

Phillies' doc 'tremendously honored' to be head of MLB physicians

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On Monday, Sports Doc panelist and Phillies head team physician Michael Ciccotti, M.D., was announced as the new president of the Major League... Read more

Have we reached the limits of human performance?

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Tonight’s televised Lance Armstrong interview is being advertised as the saddest, final chapter in one man’s incredible, but now... Read more

Eagles' new boss could enjoy 'longer honeymoon period'

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News of the surprise hire of Chip Kelly as the 21st head coach in Philadelphia Eagles history dominated Twitter timelines early this afternoon... Read more

'Philadelphia Winter Warmer' CrossFit event draws hundreds

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The popularity of CrossFit has grown nationwide in the past few years. This past weekend was proof that the movement has reached Philadelphia... Read more

Phillies' doc named head of MLB team physicians

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Philadelphia Phillies’ Team Physician and Sports Doc panelist Michael G. Ciccotti, MD, has been elected the 2013 President of Major League... Read more

Doctors, parents team up to STOP sports injuries

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Sports seem to saturate our lives. In fact, it’s hard to go through a day without reading, hearing or seeing something about sports.... Read more

CTE: What is it and what can we do?

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This morning’s news confirming that former NFL linebacker Junior Seau suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) before his... Read more

Making football safe: A history of injury prevention

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Editor’s Note: This is the first installment of a series by Peter DeLuca, MD, Head Team Physician for the Philadelphia Eagles. I was... Read more