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on Wed, December 02, 2015
The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is the most common knee ligament injury requiring surgery, often as the result of a sports injury.  The ACL, which is...
on Wed, December 02, 2015
NOTE: This is the first in a series detailing the recovery process of Jacy Handy, a Maize High School basketball player who suffered an ACL tear. Jacey Handy...
on Tue, September 29, 2015
Golf is one of the most popular recreational sports the United States. Approximately 28 million golfers participate in the sport on a regular basis, and there...
on Fri, September 25, 2015
I love this time of year. The nights and mornings are a little cooler, and soon a jacket and jeans will be my go-to lounge clothes. But the weather, along with...
on Thu, August 13, 2015
As a new season of fall sports begins, area trainers and sports medicine physicians will turn their focus once again to the danger of concussions. They want...
EAH
on Mon, July 20, 2015
For athletes, drinking water is especially important. But did you know they can drink too much water? It’s a condition called exercise-associated hyponatremia...
on Wed, July 15, 2015
The term “pitch count” wasn’t prominent when Jim Walker, MD, played youth baseball in the southcentral Kansas town of Nickerson. Schedules that were lean on...
shin splints
on Thu, April 16, 2015
Another winter has come to pass here in Kansas, and thankfully we are all headed back outside to enjoy the sun and warm air. It’s usually this time of year...
sore muscles
on Mon, March 30, 2015
If you’ve had a particularly hard workout, and your muscles are sore even a couple of days after exercising, is it safe to exercise them? According to the...
on Thu, March 19, 2015
I am sometimes asked what are some of the most common myths I run into practicing sports medicine. Here are three that come to mind: MYTH: Athletes should...

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