Sports Doc Archive: April, 2013

Behind the scenes at spring training with Phillies team doc

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At last month’s Phillies spring training in Clearwater, Fla., Rothman Institute representatives followed head team physician and Sports... Read more

Why are concussions worse in females?

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Women have been increasing in numbers in participation in all of sport. Women's soccer, basketball, lacrosse and many other contact sports... Read more

We Tried It: SkyRobics

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When Sports Doc first learned about the new Sky Zone location in Oaks last March, I talked to a few people who’d tried the workout. “Exhausting... Read more

Running Club Profiles: Philadelphia Frontrunners

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The Philadelphia Frontrunners is the local representative of an affiliation of LGBT running and walking clubs that have organized in cities... Read more

The evolution of ACL injuries

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We all have heard someone talk about their ‘trick knee’ they hurt in high school football, or the stories of players losing their... Read more

Wheelchair basketball: A new kind of "madness"

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If you have never been to a wheelchair basketball game, you will be shocked by three things: The pace, the aggressiveness and the fierce competition... Read more

Tommy John surgery–fact and fiction

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(This is the second installment of Dr. Ciccotti’s series on UCL reconstruction. Part one can be seen here.) In baseball, perhaps one... Read more

Flyers' trainer discusses on-ice emergencies

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Last Saturday, Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby was hit in the face with a teammate’s slapshot. Crosby was able to leave the ice... Read more