Tag Archives: football

Aug
10
2012

Tips to Prepare and Train for Football Season

by Jessica Hettler and Jamie Osmak
Football practice

“There is NO off-season” is a common quote heard in the football community.  Players who are serious about their sport need to keep up with training throughout the year. Dusting … More…

May
23
2012

The ACL Injury Epidemic

by Dr. Andrew Pearle
Treating ACL injuries

It seems that every week, a famous athlete suffers an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear.  Professional athletes are not alone; we do 200,000 ACL reconstructions a year in the U.S. … More…

Feb
3
2012

Managing Football Injuries

by HSS on the Move
Football players

Millions of viewers will be watching the Super Bowl this Sunday. Many of you have seen Drs. Rodeo, Kelly and Warren on the Giants’ sideline – but what are they … More…

Nov
25
2011
football helmet

If you’re going to play football, it’s important to be protected. That includes wearing a football helmet. “Football players are susceptible to concussions. A concussion is a change in mental … More…

Oct
21
2011
Football players

Injuries to the neck or cervical spine are frequent among football players. Dr. James Farmer, Orthopedic Surgeon and former Notre Dame football player, explains what might put you at risk … More…