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Football and Concussions: The Facts

24 March, 2020

Concussions are a big issue in football. What are some ways to avoid getting hurt?

CBD and Exercise Injuries: The Facts

24 March, 2020

Doctorpedia Sports Channel Doctor Experts

Doctor Profile

Matthew Russo, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

  • Doctorpedia Founding Medical Partner
  • Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic specialist in primary and complex revision total joint replacement surgery
  • One of the only surgeons to utilize PULSE – a smartphone app that patients can use to connect with doctors and staff during recovery with exercises and tips

Doctor Profile

Christopher Conti, MD

Emergency Medicine Physician

  • Sports Concussion Physician
  • USAF, Critical Care Air Transport Physician
  • Team Physician, US Soccer Federation

Exercise

Exercise

Aerobic Exercise May Help Combat Dementia

A new study published in Brain Plasticity shows that aerobic exercise may increase brain function in people who are at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.

Exercise

Wearables and Exercise: New Apps and Gadgets to Help You Get Fit

There are many new technological gadgets and applications out there to help you attain your fitness goals.

Exercise

When to Replace Your Sneakers: Why You Can’t Wear the Same Pair of Running Shoes Forever

You may not want to get rid of your running shoes but if you've worn them for more than 400 miles or are experiencing pain, it's time.

Injuries

Football and Concussions: The Facts

24 March, 2020

Concussions are a big issue in football. What are some ways to avoid getting hurt?

We Can Rebuild: Technology and Rehabilitation

24 March, 2020

Robotics is revolutionizing the way people recover from serious injuries and can help in rehabilitation.

CBD and Exercise Injuries: The Facts

24 March, 2020

CBD, the non-psychoactive compound in the Cannabis sativa plant, is being used recovery from exercise and injuries but what are the facts?

Higher Rates of Atrial Fibrillation in Former NFL Players

24 March, 2020

According to new research by the American Heart Association, former NFL players are 6 times more likely to have atrial fibrillation (AFib) than similarly aged men who did not play football.

Professional

Injuries

Higher Rates of Atrial Fibrillation in Former NFL Players

According to new research by the American Heart Association, former NFL players are 6 times more likely to have atrial fibrillation (AFib) than similarly aged men who did not play football.

Professional

Can Watching Sports Cause a Heart Attack?

Research is now discovering links between increased heart attack risks and watching sports.

Professional

Pro Soccer Players and Dementia: Is There A Concern?

A new study showed a connection between professional soccer players and diseases like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.

Recreational

Can Video Game Play Cause Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

24 March, 2020

Though it isn’t likely that video game play will cause carpal tunnel syndrome, take breaks when doing repetitive movements during work or play.

Football and Concussions: The Facts

24 March, 2020

Concussions are a big issue in football. What are some ways to avoid getting hurt?

Nutrition Tips for Young Athletes

24 March, 2020

There are various nutrition tips for young athletes including drinking water or milk and finding good and healthy sources of protein and carbs.

Pro Soccer Players and Dementia: Is There A Concern?

24 March, 2020

A new study showed a connection between professional soccer players and diseases like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.

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