Monthly Archives: August 2011

How to Spot a Concussion

How to Spot a Concussion

Did your athlete come home from football practice nauseous or vomiting? Pay attention, because that may be the sign of a concussion. A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that typically changes the way your brain works temporarily. It is …

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FastERTX

FastERTX

We’ve all been there. Whether it’s holding a feverish, screaming baby in the middle of the night or caring for a senior parent in need of immediate medical attention – we all know what it is like to drop everything …

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Heat-Related Sports Injuries

Heat-Related Sports Injuries

As school athletic programs welcome their athletes back for summer practices, it is important that parents, players and coaches all remember the dangers of intense cardio exercise during periods of extreme heat. In fact, some of the most common sports …

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Robotic Surgery

Robotic Surgery

Robotic surgery has become the preferred surgical option in many hospitals, thanks to the decreased risk of infection and recovery times, and its increased efficiency and precision. Using the da Vinci Surgical System, a surgeon utilizes advanced computer technology to …

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What Does an MCL Injury Mean for Your Athlete?

What Does an MCL Injury Mean for Your Athlete?

Eric Eifler, MD, Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Children, teens and college athletes involved in competitive sports are, unfortunately, at greater risk for a variety of knee injuries. In fact, 18-23% of most football injuries involve the knee. One very common …

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