Sports Doc Archive: December, 2012

Top 5 feel-good stories about overcoming the odds

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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... Read more

Trendy knee injections: potential cures or orthopedic snake oil?

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For years athletes have done whatever it takes to get back in the game: playing through pain, taking medications and even undergoing surgery... Read more

Doctor: ‘Unlikely’ that Garrett Reid was distributing steroids

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A bad year for the Eagles got worse yesterday, with the announcement that anabolic steroids were discovered in the dorm room where Garrett... Read more

Philly's 10 most famous sports injuries

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Philadelphia fans are all too familiar with “the one that got away.” Sometimes it’s a player, sometimes it’s a single... Read more

Got a New Year’s Resolution? Overcome Your Fear of Commitment

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By Rob Senior The New Year’s resolution is a much a part of holiday tradition as mistletoe, candy canes and stockings. Unfortunately... Read more

Performance Enhancing Supplements & Drugs—Why?

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By Joel H. Fish The Steroid Era in baseball is supposedly over, but in the past year 18 professional baseball players failed drug tests. Meanwhile... Read more

Looking for a Perfect Workout Partner? Aim High!

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By Rob Senior A recent study of college-age females at Kansas State University found that people who exercised with a teammate whom they viewed... Read more

Follow-Up: Your concussion questions answered

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In the wake of injuries sustained by prominent Philadelphia athletes and an increased emphasis on awareness about head injuries, Sports Doc... Read more