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Why Skiers Get Injured

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | Posted 03.23.2015 | Sports
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

Skiers get hurt for reasons that could be diminished before they ever hit the slopes. If you don't want to "hit" the slopes, follow the advice above and I'll see you smiling, cruising down the mountain.

Is THIS Why Women Are More Likely To Tear Their ACL?

Posted 09.06.2013 | Healthy Living

Women are known to have a significantly higher risk than men of experiencing an ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) tear in the knee, and a new study may...

Making High School Sports Safer

Leigh Steinberg | Posted 05.05.2013 | Sports
Leigh Steinberg

It starts early in life in Pop Warner, AYSO and Little League. Athletes are taught to ignore pain, be stoic and not jeopardize their chance to play. Long-term health is an abstract concern, off the radar. Playing the next play becomes everything.

In the RG3 Injury Saga, Where Were the Redskins?

Shawn Sorenson | Posted 03.25.2013 | Sports
Shawn Sorenson

RG3's injury is serious -- his recovery formidable and full of uncertainty. What will his teammates do to support him? What will coaches and management do to get better? How will the culture of the organization evolve? That's where we'll learn what this team is made of.

On the Slopes, Take Smart Steps to Prevent Ski Knees, Skier's Thumb, Serious Head Injuries

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 03.31.2012 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

As snow sport enthusiasts invade ski resorts this winter, two to three in every 1,000 ski visits and nearly seven snowboard visits will result in an injury. Fortunately, most ski and snowboarding injuries are not serious or life threatening.