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Archive: April, 2013
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Behind the scenes at spring training with Phillies team doc
Sun, Apr 14, 2013, 4:00 PM
At last month’s Phillies spring training in Clearwater, Fla., Rothman Institute representatives followed head team physician and Sports...
Why are concussions worse in females?
R. Robert Franks, D.O.
Team Physician for USA Wrestling, Consultant for Phillies; Rothman Institute
Fri, Apr 12, 2013, 6:00 AM
Women have been increasing in numbers in participation in all of sport. Women's soccer, basketball, lacrosse and many other contact sports...
We Tried It: SkyRobics
Thu, Apr 11, 2013, 5:50 AM
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...
Running Club Profiles: Philadelphia Frontrunners
Wed, Apr 10, 2013, 5:55 AM
The Philadelphia Frontrunners is the local representative of an affiliation of LGBT running and walking clubs that have organized in cities...
The evolution of ACL injuries
Justin Shaginaw and Arthur Bartolozzi
Tue, Apr 9, 2013, 5:55 AM
We all have heard someone talk about their ‘trick knee’ they hurt in high school football, or the stories of players losing their...
Wheelchair basketball: A new kind of "madness"
Julie Coté, PT, MPT, OCS, COMT
Magee Rehabilitation Hospital
Mon, Apr 8, 2013, 9:43 AM
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...
Tommy John surgery–fact and fiction
Michael G. Ciccotti, M.D.
Head Team Physician for Phillies & St. Joe's; Rothman Institute
Fri, Apr 5, 2013, 5:55 AM
(This is the second installment of Dr. Ciccotti’s series on UCL reconstruction. Part one can be seen here.) In baseball, perhaps one...
Flyers' trainer discusses on-ice emergencies
Thu, Apr 4, 2013, 5:55 AM
Last Saturday, Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby was hit in the face with a teammate’s slapshot. Crosby was able to leave the ice...
Desirea D. Caucci
J Ryan Bair
Joel H. Fish
Michael G. Ciccotti
R. Robert Franks
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