Sports Doc Archive: February, 2013

Preserving and protecting knee cartilage

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Why are some cartilage injuries of the knee easily repairable while others are not? In order to answer that question, we have to start by understanding... Read more

Want a flattering figure? Don't forget your frame

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Chances are, you have spent some time checking yourself out in the mirror. It’s okay—we’ve all done it. After months of activity... Read more

Pistorius case shows athlete ‘heroes’ as real people

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The Oscar Pistorius story is the latest example of an elite athlete’s alleged behavior dominating both the news and the sports sections... Read more

Getting back to a fitness routine? Don't over-do it

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As the nice weather approaches, we all make plans to restart our exercise programs like walking, running and biking. Our bodies are capable... Read more

Connecting with the teenage athlete

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As pediatric sports therapists, we have to wear many hats during an athlete’s rehabilitation. We play the part of clinician, coach, cheerleader... Read more

What are YOUR chances of running Broad Street?

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While you’re enjoying the Presidents’ Day holiday, the Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Department will be hard at work, conducting... Read more

Ladies, show your hearts some love

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Ah, February—a month filled with paper hearts, candy hearts, heart jewelry, heart garlands… you get the idea. So why all the... Read more

When should concussed athletes return… to the classroom?

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When we discuss athletes who have been concussed, much of the discussion often concerns when they will return to play. However, when we discuss... Read more