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December 8, 2014

Google “Sitting is the new smoking” and you will have reading material for weeks. Prolonged sitting has been linked to: back pain, obesity, Type 2 diabetes, heart disease and colon cancer.

Read More about Is Sitting All Day Harming Your Health?

December 5, 2014

The 10th annual McFarland Clinic Turkey Food Drive kicked off on Thursday, December 4th. McFarland Clinic and the 2014 Turkey rallied together to benefit MICA of Story County.

Read More about McFarland Clinic Donates 5,620 Items to MICA

December 3, 2014

Over the last 10 years or so, hip injuries in athletes has gained greater attention than they had previously. One reason for that is the development of safe ways to work on the hip with arthroscopic means.

Read More about Sports docs' weekly blitz: Hip labral tears and the impact of arthroscopy

December 1, 2014

This week we are going to learn about the "TEAM" that helps keep your ISU athletes healthy: the athletic trainers and team physicians. Teamwork is critical for the success of the players and coaches and it's also very important for the certified athletic trainers and medical professionals. Everyone needs to know their role and do it well in order for the players to be active, healthy and fully able to participate in their sport.

Read More about Sports docs' weekly blitz: Meet our team

November 20, 2014

It’s not as commonly seen as an ACL injury, but the term labral tear of the shoulder or the hip is frequently spotted in the sports pages these days. Why didn’t we hear of labral tear in the past?

Read More about Sports docs' weekly blitz: Labral tears of the shoulder

November 13, 2014

Basketball Player Georges Niang describes the moment his basketball season ended. Initially he thought it was a sprain, but later learned he had broken his foot. McFarland Clinic Sports Medicine Surgeon, Dr. Thomas Greenwald explains this common injury as well as treatment options.

Read More about VIDEO: Georges Niang's Foot Surgery - A Patient's Story

November 12, 2014

As basketball season gets started, I wanted to briefly discuss one of the most common basketball injuries that often needs surgery - that being the ACL. The ACL, as most sports enthusiasts probably already understand, is a ligament inside the knee that helps stabilize the knee joint, especially during cutting and pivoting motions.

Read More about Sports docs' weekly blitz: ACL Reconstruction & graft selection

November 5, 2014

This week we are going to learn about Jones fractures, a term used to describe a break of the fifth metatarsal, which is the long bone on the outside of the foot that connects to the little toe.

Read More about Sports docs' weekly blitz: The Jones fracture

October 30, 2014

Dr. Greenwald goes in-depth on shoulder dislocations in today's blog.

Read More about Sports docs' weekly blitz: Shoulder dislocations

October 23, 2014

Dr. Greenwald fills us in on meniscal tears today at

Read More about Sports docs' weekly blitz: The meniscus
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