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October 16, 2014

Ankle sprains are some of the most common injuries in sports. When they occur low down by the bony protuberances (“malleoli”) on either the outside or the inside of the ankle, they are generally treated symptomatically until the athlete is able to return to competition. When they sprain occurs higher up between the two leg bones (tibia and fibula), the sprain takes much longer to heal and often requires surgery.

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October 9, 2014

References to Achilles injuries date back to Greek mythology. Dr. Peter Buck discusses the injury.

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October 2, 2014

Last week, Dr. Buck discussed the PCL. This week, I want to address another relatively rare and sometimes confusing sports injury: shoulder separation.

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September 25, 2014

With all this talk about ACL injuries, you will occasionally hear about PCL injuries. Dr. Peter Buck explains what a PCL is and why it's important.

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September 23, 2014

Leadership from Marshalltown Medical & Surgical Center (MMSC) and McFarland Clinic are pleased to announce a new partnership to expand cancer services in Marshalltown. While McFarland Clinic has offered medical oncology and surgical services locally for many years, this partnership would expand on the current cancer services to add radiation therapy treatment options.

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September 18, 2014

This week’s topic is “Pre-Hab." This is the sports injury rehabilitation that takes place after an injury but before orthopedic surgery.

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September 12, 2014

Flu activity is low around the United States right now, but influenza viruses circulate year round and cause flu outbreaks. A yearly flu vaccine can help protect your and others from getting the flu.

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September 11, 2014

Dr. Thomas Greenwald from the McFarland Clinic has this week's sports doc blog.

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September 4, 2014

Last week, Dr. Buck kicked off the “Sports Docs' Weekly Blitz” with an introduction of the team physicians who take care of the Cyclones and laid the groundwork for future topics in this blog. This week, before we dive into specific sports injury topics, I would like to touch on the quality of the Sports Medicine Facilities and Care at Iowa State.

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September 3, 2014

McFarland Clinic is pleased to announce that Meera Gangam, MD joined the Rheumatology Department. She began seeing patients in September.

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