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The Sports Enthusiast's Official Resource for Fitness, Nutrition, Injury Prevention and Treatment

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Chicago, IL

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The Sports Enthusiast's Official Resource for Fitness, Nutrition, Injury Prevention and Treatment

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@smwhome

Language:

English

Contact:

3127353576


Episodes

EP 21.08 Managing Football Injuries and Life Decisions with Mike Martin

4/15/2021
Steve and Dr. Cole talk with Mike Martin about lessons learned in his career as a professional athlete, dealing with injuries in the NFL and using his experience to make important life decisions. Michael Martin is an former American football defensive end. He was selected by the Tennessee Titans in the third round of the 2012 NFL Draft. He played college football for the Michigan Wolverines from 2008 to 2011. At Michigan, Martin recorded 172 tackles and appeared in 49 games, including 37...

Duration:00:30:09

EP 21.07 Managing Hockey Injuries with Dr. John Grant

4/13/2021
In depth conversation with orthopaedic surgeon Dr. John Grant, Head Team Physician for Eastern Michigan University Athletics and the USA Hockey National Team Development Program. Dr. Grant talks about his experience in managing common hockey injuries and the players. Dr. Grant obtained his PhD in Kinesiology with a specialization in Bone & Joint Health from the University of Calgary Sport Medicine Centre under the mentorship of Dr. Nicholas Mohtadi and Dr. Ron Zernicke. He then attended the...

Duration:00:17:30

EP 169: Benefits of Dairy Protein; Open vs. Closed-Chain Exercises

4/8/2021
Dr. Cole and Steve discuss the types of unusual and common injuries among a variety of athletes. David Strickland, Chief Commercial Officer of Glanbia Performance Nutrition, explains the benefits of dairy protein and what makes it unique. It can be used by body builders and your average adult for diet and exercise. David explains the machine at headquarters that tastes and smells new products! Visit https://www.optimumnutrition.com/en-us to learn more. Ask the Doctor segment: Dr. Cole...

Duration:00:26:46

EP 168: Marathon Training by Athletico; High Altitude Climbing; Treadmill vs Outdoor Running

4/6/2021
Interview with Karen Shanahan, Facility Manager at Athletico, about marathon training and injury. Karen emphasizes the importance in taking breaks in training especially when a suspected injury presents symptoms. One day off does not hurt! She shares some tips for the time leading up to the marathon and what runners should do in order to prepare their body, mind, and stamina. Steve and Dr. Cole also discuss how to prepare for hiking and climbing at high altitudes. Dr. Cole mentions how Mark...

Duration:00:22:08

EP 166: Emmett Cleary Discusses Transition from the NFL to Medical School

4/1/2021
Steve and Dr. Cole interview Emmett Cleary, former NFL athlete, about how he transitioned from playing in the NFL to becoming a medical student. Emmett explains the struggles of being a college athlete and the preparation he took in order to work towards healthcare after his football career. Ask the Doctor segment: Dr. Cole answers questions from listeners about how age impacts working out, how to hydrate properly through intensive activities, and whether or not stretching can make you...

Duration:00:20:56

EP 21.06 Ask the Doctor about Current Injuries suffered by MLB Players

3/30/2021
Dr. Brian Cole from Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush University Medical Center talks with his co-host Steve Kashul about current injuries in MLB players: bone spurs in the elbow, carpel tunnel syndrome and other common injuries experienced by pitchers.

Duration:00:11:35

EP 21.05 Dr. John Fernandez from Rush: Managing Hand Injuries

3/25/2021
Dr. John Fernandez talks about the variety of hand injuries and how they are treated. Dr. Fernandez has created and innovated some of the advanced surgeries currently popularized in the treatment of the hand, wrist, and elbow. His original research has led to techniques minimizing surgical trauma while maximizing outcomes. As an inventor, he holds patents in some of the very implants developed for these minimally invasive surgeries. As director of microsurgery for Midwest Orthopaedics at...

Duration:00:17:40

EP 21.04 Karen Malkin discusses Inflammation, Stress, Sleep, Toxins and much more

3/23/2021
Certified Integrative Health Coach, Karen Malkin from Karen Malkin Health Counseling talks about the types, causes and treatment for chronic inflammation; how we can manage stress, sleep patterns and environmental toxins to enhance our overall health and longevity. (KarenMalkin.com)

Duration:00:23:52

EP 21.03 Ask the Doctor about Shoulder Injuries and Bone Bruises in Young Athletes

3/18/2021
Dr. Brian Cole from Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush University Medical Center talks with his co-host Steve Kashul about the causes, symptoms and treatment for shoulder injuries and bone bruises in young athletes.

Duration:00:08:30

EP 21.02 Benefits of Physical Therapy at Home: by Athletico

3/16/2021
Are you planning a joint replacement or other surgery? Do you have difficulty leaving your home due to mobility or transportation issues? Or, would you simply prefer the convenience of receiving physical therapy services in the privacy and comfort of your home? If any of these are true, Athletico Home Therapy is the solution for you! Through a simple intake and insurance verification process, we will match you with a highly skilled therapist to address your specific needs. Appointments are...

Duration:00:15:33

EP 165: Bandgrip vs Sutures: the Evolution of Ways to Close Incisions, with Fred Smith from BandGrip

3/11/2021
Dr. Nikhil Verma, Head Team Physician for the Chicago White Sox, Sports Medicine Specialist, and Orthopaedic Surgeon at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush fills in for Dr. Cole for today’s podcast. Interview with Fred Smith, the CEO and Founder of BandGrip, to explain what BandGrip is and how it can be used during surgery. Fred tells us the inspiration behind developing his product, and the effort to create simple, pain-free, non-invasive wound closure system. Visit https://www.bandgrip.com/ to...

Duration:00:22:58

EP 164: Using PRP vs Surgery for Elbow Injuries, by Dr. Nik Verma

3/9/2021
Dr. Nikhil Verma, Head Team Physician for the Chicago White Sox, Sports Medicine Specialist, and Orthopaedic Surgeon at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush fills in for Dr. Cole for today’s podcast. Steve and Dr. Verma discuss why a PRP injection was used for the White Sox pitcher, Chris Sale, rather than an elbow procedure. Dr. Verma also explains why pitching injuries are seen more in softball than baseball. Interview with Tom Bushkie, Certified Nutritionist and Entrepreneur of Hello Water,...

Duration:00:20:04

EP 163: Potential Problems with Sports Betting, by Frank Ignatius

3/4/2021
Interview with Frank Ignatius, the President and Founder of USA Sports Gaming, about the legalization of sports betting and what to expect. Frank explains the problems that can occur as the betting begins from a fans, coaches, and an athletes perspective. Ask the Doctor segment: Dr. Cole answers questions from listeners about how the procedures of an ACL repair and reconstruction are different, and the purpose of an unloader brace for someone who is bowlegged with osteoarthritis.

Duration:00:19:44

EP 146: Types of Intermittent Fasting and Who Should be doing it, by Karen Malkin

3/2/2021
Fasting for 24 hours? Different types of intermittent fasting and who should be doing it. With Karen Malkin, Board Certified Health and Nutrition Coach. Karen helps to explain what intermittent fasting is and the healthiest way to go about it. She explains how a person can work up to longer intermittent fasting times and how to begin if you are interested. Ask the Doctor segment: Dr. Cole answers questions from listeners- Why does my back hurt when I do sit-ups? What is the difference...

Duration:00:27:12

EP 145: Growing Cartilage and utilizing Stem-cells from Umbilical Cords

2/25/2021
Dr. Alex Bendersky, Director of Rehabilitation at Ivy Rehab Physical Therapy, explains the focus on Orthopedics for Ivy Rehab. He explains a high vs. low value physical therapy session, and the importance of patient compliance after procedures. Visit https://www.ivyrehab.com/ to learn more. Listen to the interview segment with Dr. Robert Spiro, Senior Vice President of Biologics, Development, Scientific, and Clinical Affairs of Aesculap Biologics. He explains why damaged cartilage is...

Duration:00:23:24

EP 144: Preparing for the Golf Season with GolfTec; Sleep Therapy with Athletico

2/23/2021
Golfing Season is Near: How to prepare and what the GolfTec facility has to offer: Congratulations to TJ Sullivan, Manager and Director of Instruction at GolfTec in Oak Brook, for administering over 19,000 golfing lessons! TJ tells Steve and Dr. Bush-Joseph how to physically prepare for golfing season. TJ also goes about explaining the GolfTec facilities available and open in the Chicago-land area. Visit https://www.golftec.com/ to learn more. Steve and Dr. Bush-Joseph interview Tara...

Duration:00:24:13

EP 143: Youth Sports Injuries; UCL Injuries with Dr. Bush-Joseph from Midwest Ortho

2/18/2021
Increased Incidents of Youth Sports-Related Injuries; Repair vs Replacement of the Ulnar Collateral Ligament (UCL) Dr. Charles Bush-Joseph, Orthopaedic Surgeon, White Sox Head Team Physician for 15 years, and team physician for many Chicago Sports Teams fills in for Dr. Cole for today’s podcast. Interview with Dr. William Hadesman, Orthopedic Surgeon, to discuss overuse injuries in youth and peak performances in young athletes. When competitive sports should become recreational...

Duration:00:26:54

EP 21.01 MLB Season opening with new COVID Protocols, by Dr. Nikhil Verma from Midwest Ortho

2/16/2021
Dr. Nikhil Verma from Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush and head team physician for the Chicago White Sox discusses how testing, contract tracing, vaccinations and precautions have evolved for MLB spring training and the 2021 season. There will be continuing flexibility to modify the protocol based on changes in guidelines as they unfold. Dr. Cole also describes the AC joint shoulder sprain of Chicago Bulls forward Lauri Markkanen, along with treatment and recovery. The Bulls recently announced...

Duration:00:22:36

Advanced Wound Closure Technology with Fred Smith from BandGrip

2/14/2021
Founder and CEO of BandGrip, Fred Smith, joins Steve Kashul and guest co-host Dr.Nikhil Verma from Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush to discuss BandGrip Micro-Anchor Skin Closure: a faster, easier, and non-invasive way to safely close wounds. They discuss the history of the device, how it is different than traditional wound closure methods, and the future of non-invasive wound closure.

Duration:00:09:13

EP 142: The business of organ and tissue donation with Kevin Cmunt; How Pitchers should Train with Athletico

2/11/2021
Kevin Cmunt and Shannon Wyatt, from Gift of Hope Organ and Tissue Donor Network, discuss the logistics of tissue donation and the emotional stories that come from both the donor families and the receivers. To register to be a tissue/organ donor please visit https://www.giftofhope.org/ How pitchers should train and recover to avoid injury: Patrick Pauley, Head Athletic Trainer for the Chicago Dogs Professional Baseball Team and Trainer at Athletico, discusses how overhead injuries need time...

Duration:00:25:08