Mon Oct 23 2017

Category: Sports Safety


Overuse Injuries Are Common in Endurance Athletes

Posted in Ache / Pain, Exercise / Fitness, Sports Safety

Are you an endurance athlete, or in the path to running that first marathon, or participating in as a triathlete?  Or are you a person who runs that daily 5K?  At first glance, you are to be commended because you're clearly doing all you can to stay in condition and keeping your heart healthy, but [&hellip

Continue reading

Skull Injuries and Epidural Hemorrhages

Posted in Accidental Injuries, Blood / Arteries, Brain / Memory, Head / Neck, Medications, Sports Safety

Injuries called epidural hemorrhages can be extremely serious.  Blood gets trapped between the skull and the hard layer of the skin between the bone and the brain know as the dura mater.  As the blood flows from the ruptured artery, the fluids builds and punctures the dura.  Patients are often unaware they've fractures their skull [&hellip

Continue reading

The Dangers of Steroids

Posted in Blood Pressure, Liver, Medications, Parenting & Pregnancy, Pediatrics, Sports Safety, Teen Health

There is a definite attraction to using steroids if you're an athlete, especially if you're young. I mean, think about it.  When you were a teenager or young adult, you felt invincible, immortal.  If you are in that age group and are listening to this report, you're probably thinking there are very few things that [&hellip

Continue reading

High Fitness Level May Offset the Impact of Large Size on NFL Players’ Heart Disease Risk

Posted in Exercise / Fitness, Heart Health, Sports Medicine, Sports Safety

More than four million children between the ages of six and 17 play tackle, touch or flag football, and certainly more than of a few of them harbor aspirations of someday wearing an NFL uniform.  But as the size of professional football players has increased over the past 20 years, so has concern that this [&hellip

Continue reading

Steroid Use by Young Athletes

Posted in Ache / Pain, Exercise / Fitness, Sports Medicine, Sports Safety, Teen Health

Dr. Brian McDonough and Co-Founder of the All Star Baseball Academy, Mike Manning, discuss steroid use amoung young athletes

Continue reading

Mike Manning Talks about Over the Top Parents with Child Athletes

Posted in Exercise / Fitness, Pediatrics, Sports Medicine, Sports Safety, Teen Health

Dr. Brian McDonough interviews Mike Manning co-founder of The All Star Baseball Academy in Broomall, PA about parents and child athletes

Continue reading

Cheerleaders Are at High Risk for Injury

Posted in Accidental Injuries, Pediatrics, Sports Safety, Teen Health

Football season is well underway and we're starting to get even closer to the playoffs in the National Football League.  Basically when we look at football and basketball and contact sports, we know there's going to be a fair share of injuries.  Injuries, for better or for worse, are part of the game.  Fortunately, there [&hellip

Continue reading

Overuse Injuries in Endurance Athletes

Posted in Exercise / Fitness, Musculoskeletal, Sports Medicine, Sports Safety

Are you an endurance athlete, or on the path to running that first marathon, or participating as a tri-athlete? Or are you a person who runs that daily 5k?  At first glance, you are to be commended because you are clearly doing all you can to stay in condition and keeping your heart healthy, but [&hellip

Continue reading





Disclaimer:

123MyMD.com and its services are for informational purposes only and are not a substitute for professional medical or health advice, examination, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health professionals before starting any new treatment, making any changes to existing treatment, or altering in any way your current exercise or diet regimen. Do not delay seeking or disregard medical advice based on information on this site. Medical information changes rapidly and while 123MyMD.com and its content providers make every efforts to update the content on the site, some information may be out of date. No health information on 123MyMD.com, including information about herbal therapies and other dietary supplements, is regulated or evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and therefore the information should not be used to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease without the supervision of a medical doctor.



© Copyright 2011 - 2017 123MyMD.com. All Rights Reserved.