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Phillies, Rothman Institute collaborate for Sports Medicine conference

Monday, January 28, 2013, 10:12 AM
The 5th annual Rothman Institute/Philadelphia Phillies Sports Medicine Conference took place Saturday morning at Citizens Bank Park. A sold-out group of physical therapists and certified athletic trainers braved the cold and snow to hear from some of the region’s leaders in treatment of injured... Read more

Exercising in the cold? Follow these tips to avoid hypothermia

Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 9:51 AM
The winter is officially upon us. That will mean sleet and rain for some, snow and ice for others—but cold weather for all. It is important to know how cold weather affects one’s health and well-being in order to avoid serious health consequences. We are well aware that we must check... Read more

Have we reached the limits of human performance?

Thursday, January 17, 2013, 11:30 AM
Tonight’s televised Lance Armstrong interview is being advertised as the saddest, final chapter in one man’s incredible, but now tainted, athletic career. But for many sports fans, it’s just another episode in an ongoing, tiresome saga. From Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson losing his... Read more

Eagles' new boss could enjoy 'longer honeymoon period'

Wednesday, January 16, 2013, 2:51 PM
News of the surprise hire of Chip Kelly as the 21st head coach in Philadelphia Eagles history dominated Twitter timelines early this afternoon. From fans to analysts and former players, it seems everyone has a strong opinion on the new man in charge. But what factors will ultimately determine Coach... 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

Phillies' doc named head of MLB team physicians

Monday, January 14, 2013, 12:34 PM
Philadelphia Phillies’ Team Physician and Sports Doc panelist Michael G. Ciccotti, MD, has been elected the 2013 President of Major League Baseball’s Team Physician Association (TPA). Dr. Ciccotti, Chief of Sports Medicine at the Rothman Institute, was elected via vote by members of the... Read more

CTE: What is it and what can we do?

Thursday, January 10, 2013, 1:34 PM
This morning’s news confirming that former NFL linebacker Junior Seau suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) before his suicide in May again begs the question: what can be done by sports medicine professionals and the NFL to prevent or decrease the incidences of this condition? Last... Read more

Philly hosts U.S. Lacrosse Sports Medicine Symposium

Wednesday, January 9, 2013, 2:35 PM
This weekend, thousands of coaches, players, fans and officials will converge on Philadelphia for the annual U.S. Lacrosse National Convention at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The event celebrates one of the fastest-growing sports for men and women in North America—and it all starts Friday... Read more

Flyers’ trainer: ‘Shame on us’ if players aren’t prepared

Monday, January 7, 2013, 11:47 AM
With the news of a tentative settlement between the NHL and its Players Association coming in the wee hours of Sunday morning, today it’s back to work for the Flyers’ Athletic Trainer and Strength and Conditioning Coach—and member of our Sports Doc panel—Jim McCrossin, ATC. But... 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
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,
Tracey Romero Sports Medicine Editor,
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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