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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

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Episodes

Ask The Doctor: ACL Tears — Your Treatment Options

7/19/2021
Dr. Brian Cole explains tears to the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL), which impacts around 500,000 people each year. Learn about the anatomy of the ACL and the treatment options available for ACL tears.

Duration:00:05:10

Ask The Doctor: Meniscus Tear without Osteoarthritis - Management and Treatment Options

7/12/2021
Dr. Brian Cole highlights the management and treatment of meniscus tears without osteoarthritis.

Duration:00:04:10

Ep. 20: Discussing The Use Of Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP)

6/28/2021
Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) has become an increasingly popular treatment over the last several years, but there are still questions about its potential effectiveness in treating injuries. In this episode, Dr. Brian Cole explains how PRP is used in both the office and surgical settings to promote healing.

Duration:00:21:31

Ep. 19: Common Injuries of the Weekend Warrior with Casey Gray, PT, DPT

6/21/2021
Casey Gray, PT, DPT, from RUSH Physical Therapy, joins Dr. Brian Cole and Steve Kashul to discuss managing common injuries of the weekend warrior and the best prevention and treatment options available.

Duration:00:15:49

SMW Injury Update: Kawhi Leonard

6/17/2021
You’re about to listen to a Sports Medicine Weekly Injury Update, where Dr. Brian Cole provides his analysis of major professional sports injuries in just 10 minutes or less.

Duration:00:04:01

Ep. 18: Osteoarthritis orthobiologics with Dr. Brian Cole

6/15/2021
Orthobiologics such as platelet-rich-plasma, and stem cells have gained popularity as treatments for knee osteoarthritis over recent years. Orthobiologics are cells, blood components or growth factors which claim to promote healing and decrease inflammation. Platelet rich plasma and stem cell injections are an expensive treatment and there is a paucity of rigorous evidence to support the use of them in people with OA. On this episode of Joint Action, we are joined by Dr. Brian Cole to unpack...

Duration:00:39:45

Ep. 17: Icing Your Pitching Arm — Does It Work?

6/14/2021
In this episode, Dr. Brian Cole and Steve discuss icing a pitcher's arm and the perceived benefits. However, no published peer-reviewed research has shown definitively that ice is beneficial to the healing process. So, what is the best way to help a pitcher's arm recover after throwing?

Duration:00:17:50

Ep. 16: Treating Athletes with a Cartilage Defect - Presented by MACI

6/7/2021
In this episode, Dr. Cole explains common knee cartilage defects found in both athletes and active populations, how to decide on the best available treatment, and an overview of the different kinds of cartilage found in joints.

Duration:00:21:23

Ep. 15: Understanding White Sox OF Luis Robert's Injury

5/26/2021
In this episode, Dr. Cole and Steve break down how an injury like the one sustained by Chicago White Sox OF Luis Robert happens, the difference between a strain and a sprain, and the relationship between fatigue and injury.

Duration:00:15:27

Ep. 14: Discussing Throwing Injuries with Biomechanist Brittany Dowling, MS

5/24/2021
In this episode, we talk with biomechanics expert Brittany Dowling, MS, about the variables that can result in arm injuries in baseball players. Dowling, the Director of Biomechanics at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, uses motion capture technology to help throwers avoid injury and improve their overall performance. Prior to working at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, Dowling worked for Motus Global, a leader in wearable technology focused on workload management for athletes.

Duration:00:26:15

Ep. 13: Leadership & Life Lessons with Dr. Brian Cole

5/18/2021
Covering: *Dr Cole’s background *Lessons learned from sports growing up *Qualities of a good mentor *Traits of a leader and steps you can take to become a better leader Dr. Brian Cole graduated from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and completed his residency in Orthopedics at Hospital For Special Surgery/Cornell Med Center. Moreover, he completed his fellowship in Sports Medicine at University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Brian Cole is a well-known orthopaedic surgeon who...

Duration:00:42:38

Ep. 12: Managing Pain and Improving Functional Movement with Ted Kurlinkus, PT, DPT

5/17/2021
Ted Kurlinkus, PT, DPT, from RUSH Physical Therapy, joins Dr. Brian Cole and Steve Kashul to discuss how physical therapy helps patients manage pain and how to know when you should see a physical therapist.

Duration:00:27:41

Ep. 11: Neuropsychologist Elizabeth Pieroth on Managing Athletes with Multiple Concussions

5/7/2021
Neuropsychologist Elizabeth M. Pieroth, PsyD, ABPP, MPH shares insight into how she manages athletes who have sustained multiple concussions including how to know when to recommend athletes retire from their professional careers. Dr. Pieorth is the Director of the Concussion Program at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush. She has been involved in the assessment of players in the National Hockey League since 1997 and is the Head Injury/Concussion specialist for the Chicago Bears, Blackhawks, White...

Duration:00:24:34

Ep. 10: Knee Instability with guest Dr. Adam Yanke

4/28/2021
In this episode, Dr. Cole and Steve discuss common causes of knee pain and instability with guest Dr. Adam Yanke from Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush. Dr. Yanke also talks about treating patients who suffer from patellofemoral dysfunction — more commonly known as knee cap instability.

Duration:00:26:16

Knee Instability with guest Dr. Adam Yanke

4/25/2021
In this episode, Dr. Cole and Steve discuss common causes of knee pain and instability with guest Dr. Adam Yanke from Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush. Dr. Yanke also talks about treating patients who suffer from patellofemoral dysfunction — more commonly known as knee cap instability.

Duration:00:26:16

Ep. 9: NBA COVID Protocol; How the Vaccine Works and why it's Important; Myth vs. Reality

4/20/2021
Dr. Brian Cole provides in depth understanding of the disease and how we can all be protected. What The future holds as herd immunity evolves. In addition, Dr. Cole reviews the current protocols for the NBA to keep personnel safe and how that will carry over to the NFL and MLB. This is one you cannot miss.

Duration:00:27:25

Ep. 8: 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. 7: 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

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

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