The Young Team Doctor: My Experience with the Philadelphia Eagles.

The Young Team Doctor: My Experience with the Philadelphia Eagles.

I was 6 weeks out from my orthopedic residency training when I got the call from my Sports Medicine Fellowship director to meet him up at Lehigh University for the start of Philadelphia Eagles training camp.

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Stretching Reduces the Risk of Injury

Stretching Reduces the Risk of Injury

The fall sports season is right around the corner. Athletes should be training to get ready for their sport of choice. Building strength and speed are critical to sports but stretching and injury prevention programs are equally as important. In this blog, I would like to review the critical aspects of stretching. Stretching reduces the risk of injury by improving flexibility and range of motion, improving blood flow to muscle, and reducing pain. If you don’t stretch, the muscles can become shorter and tighter and lead to more risk of injury. There are 4 types of stretching.

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You gave me a shot? Dr. Michael J. Axe

You gave me a shot? Dr. Michael J. Axe

He was so pleased he never felt the injection and left smiling from ear to ear.

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Sports Medicine Advisory Committee, Dr. Michael J. Axe

Sports Medicine Advisory Committee, Dr. Michael J. Axe

The fundamental responsibility of the Sports Medicine Advisory Committee is to make recommendations that are guidelines, not rules to safely conduct athletic programs and competitions.

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Is my bone broken or fractured? Dr. Matthew A. Handling

Is my bone broken or fractured? Dr. Matthew A. Handling

One of the most common orthopaedic injuries is a broken bone....

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Hank Aaron, Dr. Michael J. Axe

Hank Aaron, Dr. Michael J. Axe

Baseball recently lost a great man.

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Cuba, Dr. Michael J. Axe

Cuba, Dr. Michael J. Axe

Award Winning Researcher in Youth Baseball

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