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Reducing injury and lowering your golf score

Wednesday, May 8, 2013, 5:20 AM
Golf season is in full swing. Many of you have already played your first rounds and are gearing up for a great season. In the excitement are the thoughts and hopes of lowering your score, achieving the hole in one and reducing your handicap. No one ever thinks of injury as they are making the big plans... Read more

Wheelchair basketball: A new kind of "madness"

Monday, April 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. “Most people that have never seen wheelchair basketball picture a few people sitting around in a circle in chairs, trying to make baskets”... Read more

Science in the studio—the rise of performing arts medicine

Monday, March 4, 2013, 10:30 AM
Specialized care for athletes has grown exponentially in the past few decades. Now the performing arts community is ‘getting into the act’ so to speak. Two Lehigh Valley area organizations have started Performing Arts Medicine programs in hopes of bringing care to a growing community in... Read more

'Philadelphia Winter Warmer' CrossFit event draws hundreds

Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 9:55 AM
The popularity of CrossFit has grown nationwide in the past few years. This past weekend was proof that the movement has reached Philadelphia. Some 200 athletes and over 500 spectators converged on Northeast Soundstage and Studios in Port Richmond for Saturday’s event, featuring the best of... Read more

Top 5 feel-good stories about overcoming the odds

Sunday, December 23, 2012, 6:00 AM
In the spirit of holiday cheer, we looked back at 2012 and rounded up five feel-good stories about overcoming the odds– some are local, some are professional, and some are just downright awe-inspiring. Eric LeGrand signed by Tampa Bay Buccaneers—LeGrand is a former Rutgers University football... Read more
About this blog

Whether you are a weekend warrior, an aging baby boomer, a student athlete or just someone who wants to stay active, this blog is for you. Read about our growing list of expert contributors here.

J. Ryan Bair, PT, DPT, SCS Founder and Owner of FLASH Sports Physical Therapy, Board Certified in Sports Physical Therapy
Brian Cammarota, MEd, ATC, CSCS, CES Partner at Symetrix Sports Performance
Ellen Casey, MD Physician with Drexel University Sports Medicine
Desirea D. Caucci, PT, DPT, OCS Co-owner of Conshohocken Physical Therapy, Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
Michael G. Ciccotti, M.D. Head Team Physician for Phillies & St. Joe's; Rothman Institute
Julie Coté, PT, MPT, OCS, COMT Magee Rehabilitation Hospital
Justin D'Ancona Philly.com
Peter F. DeLuca, M.D. Head Team Physician for Eagles, Head Orthopedic Surgeon for Flyers; Rothman Institute
Joel H. Fish, Ph.D. Director of The Center For Sport Psychology; Sports Psychology Consultant for 76ers & Flyers
R. Robert Franks, D.O. Team Physician for USA Wrestling, Consultant for Phillies; Rothman Institute
Ashley B. Greenblatt, ACE-CPT Certified Personal Trainer, The Sporting Club at The Bellevue
Brian Maher, BS, CSCS Owner, Philly Personal Training
Julia Mayberry, M.D. Attending Hand & Upper Extremity Surgeon, Main Line Hand Surgery P.C.
Jim McCrossin, ATC Strength and Conditioning Coach, Flyers and Phantoms
Gavin McKay, NASM-CPT Founder/Franchisor, Unite Fitness
Heather Moore, PT, DPT, CKTP Owner of Total Performance Physical Therapy, North Wales and Hatfield, PA
Kelly O'Shea Senior Producer, Philly.com
Tracey Romero Sports Medicine Editor, Philly.com
David Rubenstein, M.D. Sports Medicine Surgeon, Rothman Institute
Robert Senior Event coverage, Sports Doc contributor
Justin Shaginaw, MPT, ATC Athletic Trainer for US Soccer Federation; Aria 3B Orthopaedic Institute
Thomas Trojian MD, CAQSM, FACSM Associate Chief of the Division of Sports Medicine at Drexel University
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