There is a lot of equipment out there we use with our young athletes to hopefully reduce the risk of injury. Some is required for a particular sport, although some athletes and families just purchase things on their own to use. But does the protective equipment do what is intended? How about protective equipment … Continue reading Pediatric Sports Medicine Podcast: Research Review: Protective Equipment
In advance of the Super Bowl this past week, there was a new press release about a new blood test for concussion praising the advances and that it would be revolutionary for the sideline diagnosis of concussion. Sounds great, doesn’t it? Well, is this new FDA approved test really all it is being touted … Continue reading Is There Really a Blood Test for Concussions?
How on Earth could a show produced more than 30 years ago, provide a focus on the inequality of races in America? TIME TRAVEL! That’s how! What’s strange is that this episode of Friday The 13th: The Series doesn’t feel “old”. It doesn’t feel “out of place”. It asserts itself as an action-filled, direct … Continue reading Our Review Of “Hate On Your Dial” – Season 3, Episode 7
If you do any sort of sports medicine, you’ve heard of the meniscus, that shock absorber between the bones in the knee. Do you know what a discoid meniscus is? Why is this even important when discussing young athletes? Today on the podcast, we discuss the discoid meniscus, something that may have seen you … Continue reading Discoid Meniscus: A PRISM RIG Discussion
We see pursuits on TV and the big screen all the time in action movies and shows but what is a pursuit like in real life? Usually they are fast and scary and while we are white knuckling it through every twist and turn we are silently praying they everyone walks away safely and … Continue reading Pursuits
The concept of flipping a coin is nothing new. It’s certainly not new to those of us in the Friday the 13th The Series family of fandom and inside this episode we find Johnny Ventura at the very center of some raucous action and hard decisions that make for the pieces parts of a … Continue reading Our Review Of “Bad Penny” – Season 3, Episode 6
It’s 2021. CoVID-19 is still here. We amazingly have a vaccine out and I’m so thankful and grateful to the scientists who worked tirelessly to get it out and to have had the opportunity to be a recipient of the vaccine. But despite these advances, cases, hospitalizations and deaths have continued to surge. We’ve … Continue reading The Pediatric Heart and COVID
Did you know that when you think of the words MOON and MARS, they actually have a meaning outside of our celestial bodies in the sky? You probably never even equated those couple of words to sports medicine. If you have not, you should, especially if you see young athletes with ACL tears. My … Continue reading The MOON and MARS ACL Studies
Have you heard of PRISM? I’m not talking about A prism, the geometric shape, but the sports medicine organization PRISM. If you haven’t, you’ll want to listen in as this has become a very important organization in the world of pediatric sports medicine providing an opportunity for increased collaboration of sports medicine professionals and … Continue reading What is the PRISM Society?
“The last moments of any critical call are usually the moments that stay with you, some even haunt you. Imagine hearing a frantic voice on the phone, you do your best to engage, to converse, to change the callers focus but nothing you say or do is going to change the outcome of that … Continue reading The Last Voice