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Ski Injury Prevention

Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute Website Blog December 2, 2019 Ski Injury Prevention By: Ralph Gambardella, MD Skiing and snowboarding injuries are among the most often treated in emergency rooms during the winter months. Some of the most common ski-related injuries include sprains, muscle strains, bruises, bone fractures, shoulder dislocations, knee (ACL) tears, and frostbite. However, there…

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Understanding High Ankle Sprains

Understanding High Ankle Sprains By: Rachel Triche, MD If you closely follow sports and are actively involved in fantasy sports leagues, you are all too familiar with players being sidelined by ankle sprains – especially those described as high-ankle sprains. Though people often hear of ankle sprains on a graded severity scale (Grade 1 to…

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What is a Sports Hernia?

Blog Title: What is a Sports Hernia? By: Brian Schulz, MD I was interviewed recently by a major news publication about a professional athlete who had sustained a common injury called a sports hernia. The reporter I spoke with had a variety of questions about this type of injury, and I had the opportunity to…

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The Best Foods to Eat Post-Workout

Blog Title: The Best Foods to Eat Post-Workout By: Natasha Trentacosta, M.D. Whether it’s an easy or a particularly strenuous workout, deciding what to eat afterward may be more important than you think. The main reason you should eat after exercise is that it replenishes what was lost during the workout. Of course, most people…