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December 15, 2015

Kyven Gadson has a decorated wrestling career beginning with back-to-back state championship wins in 2009 & 2010 wrestling for Waterloo East High School, three Big XII titles and culminating in 2015 as the NCAA champion at 197 pounds while wrestling at Iowa State University. Kyven tells his journey from shoulder surgery to olympic trials.

Read More about Kyven Gadson's Story - From Shoulder Surgery to the Olympic Trials

November 23, 2015

You start to feel it in the middle of your afternoon meeting, a burning sensation in your chest accompanied by a sour taste at the back of your throat. Or maybe it’s the middle of the night. Acid reflux, again. 

Read More about Acid Reflux

November 19, 2015

A hamstring pull is a fairly common injury affecting athletes and one that can be a real bugger, putting someone out of commission for quite some time.

 
 
Read More about Sports Doc's Weekly Blitz: The Dreaded Hamstring Pull

November 12, 2015

Matt Forte of the Chicago Bears recently had a PRP injection intended to speed the recovery of his injured knee MCL. Other notable athletes –Tiger Woods, Rafael Nadal and many others have received PRP.

Read More about Sports Docs' Weekly Blitz: PRP Injections

November 6, 2015

At  this time of the season, the toll of injuries start to mount and it is common to see several AC joint  injuries being treated in the training room at Iowa State.

Read More about Sports Docs' Weekly Blitz: Midseason Report on AC Joint Injuries

November 3, 2015

Taking proper care of your contact lenses lowers your chance of eye infections and allows you to enjoy the benefits of wearing contact lenses. Your habits are essential to healthy eyes. 

Read More about Contact Lens Care for Healthy Eyes

October 28, 2015

It's Dr. Thomas Greenwald here bringing you some information about the most commonly injured joint in the world - the ankle.

Read More about Sports Doc's Weekly Blitz: Ankle Fractures

October 23, 2015

Two weeks ago I wrote about a relatively uncommon football injury, the quadriceps tendon rupture. This week I’m writing about a similar injury, the patellar tendon rupture. 

Read More about Sports Docs' Weekly Blitz: The Patellar Tendon Rupture

October 15, 2015

Ankle sprains are some of the most common injuries in sports. Treatment for ankle sprains depends on the location of the sprain. 

Read More about Sports Docs' Weekly Blitz: The High Ankle Sprain

October 9, 2015

With all the high tech approaches to sports medicine injuries, we sometimes don't discuss some of the more common injuries we see. Today, let's talk about knee meniscus injuries.

Read More about Sports Doc's Weekly Blitz: The Meniscus
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