Sports Medicine Procedures, Practices and News
July 18, 2011
The assessment of on-field dizziness could help medical staff and coaches identify high school athletes who have sustained a concussion and help clinicians manage concussions more effectively, according to a study published in The American Journal of Sports Medicine.
Professional football players who suffer muscle injuries often have lower vitamin D, which can cause an assortment of health problems, according to a study presented at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Annual Meeting in San Diego.
Charles Bush-Joseph, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush in Chicago, recently discussed common baseball injuries and safety precautions that Major League Baseball players take to avoid them on Comcast SportsNet, according to a practice news release.