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Einstein Injury Analysis Report Podcast: Week 16 Player Commentary 2016

Posted by Christine Skiffington on Dec 22, 2016 12:40:59 PM

Einstein's own sports medicine expert Brett Sweitzer, MD, joins Ike Reese on Sportsradio 94WIP this week to discuss the most important injuries of interest to Philadelphia football fans. Going into week 16 of the season, Dr. Sweitzer weighs in on multiple players experiencing hamstring injuries and why they're the most common injury. Plus, he discusses how Brent Celek is dealing with a "stinger."

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Topics: Sports Medicine, Injury Analysis Report

Einstein Injury Analysis Report Podcast: Week 15 Player Commentary 2016

Posted by Christine Skiffington on Dec 16, 2016 4:00:23 PM

Einstein's own sports medicine expert Rosemarie Boehm, MD, joins Ike Reese on Sportsradio 94WIP this week to discuss the most important injuries of interest to Philadelphia football fans. Going into week fifteen of the season, Dr. Boehm weighs in on what Running Back Wendell Smallwood and Offensive Lineman Matt Tobin might be experiencing as they recover from grade 2 MCL injuries. Plus, she discusses Defensive Back Jaylen Watkins's ruptured tendon and Receiver Dorial Green-Beckham's oblique injury.

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Topics: Sports Medicine, Injury Analysis Report

Einstein Injury Analysis Report Podcast: Week 14 Player Commentary 2016

Posted by Christine Skiffington on Dec 9, 2016 12:17:55 PM

Einstein's own sports medicine expert Brett Sweitzer, MD, joins Ike Reese on Sportsradio 94WIP this week to discuss the most important injuries of interest to Philadelphia football fans. Going into week 14 of the season, Dr. Sweitzer weighs in on Ryan Matthews' return to action after a sprained MCL. Plus, he discusses Dorial Green Beckham's oblique contusion and the best way to quickly heal that type of injury. 

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Topics: Sports Medicine, Injury Analysis Report

Einstein Injury Analysis Report Podcast: Week 13 Player Commentary 2016

Posted by Christine Skiffington on Dec 2, 2016 3:32:42 PM

Einstein's own sports medicine expert Rosemarie Boehm, MD, joins Ike Reese on Sportsradio 94WIP this week to discuss the most important injuries of interest to Philadelphia football fans. Going into week thirteen of the season, Dr. Boehm weighs in on Jordan Matthews's sprained ankle and what makes a sprain more or less severe. Plus, she discusses how Lane Johnson can stay in football shape while he is suspended.  Read More

Topics: Sports Medicine, Injury Analysis Report

Einstein Injury Analysis Report Podcast: Week 12 Player Commentary

Posted by Christine Skiffington on Nov 23, 2016 11:01:24 AM

Einstein's own sports medicine expert Brett Sweitzer, MD, joins Ike Reese on Sportsradio 94WIP this week to discuss the most important injuries of interest to Philadelphia football fans. Going into week 12 of the season, Dr. Sweitzer weighs in on Ryan Matthews' sprained MCL, what it means and how that differs from an ACL injury. Plus, he discusses Halapoulivaati Vaitai's knee injury and how rehab differs for people of different sizes. 

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Topics: Sports Medicine, Injury Analysis Report

Einstein Injury Analysis Report Podcast: Week 11 Player Commentary

Posted by Christine Skiffington on Nov 18, 2016 11:59:50 AM

Einstein's own sports medicine expert Brett Sweitzer, MD, joins Ike Reese on Sportsradio 94WIP this week to discuss the most important injuries of interest to Philadelphia football fans. Going into week 11 of the season, Dr. Sweitzer weighs in on diagnosing concussions like the one cornerback Nolan Carroll experienced during last week's game. Plus, he discusses Jordan Matthews' back spasms and the dangers of Brent Celek playing with a broken rib. 

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Topics: Sports Medicine, Injury Analysis Report

Einstein Injury Analysis Report Podcast: Week 10 Player Commentary

Posted by Christine Skiffington on Nov 11, 2016 12:20:51 PM

Einstein's own sports medicine expert Rosemarie Boehm, MD, joins Ike Reese on Sportsradio 94WIP this week to discuss the most important injuries of interest to Philadelphia football fans. Going into week ten of the season, Dr. Boehm weighs in on recovery time for Allen Barbre's hamstring strain and what additional steps, if any, the NFL might take to reduce the impact of cocussion on its players. 

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Topics: Sports Medicine, Injury Analysis Report

Einstein Injury Analysis Report Podcast: Week 9 Player Commentary

Posted by Christine Skiffington on Nov 4, 2016 3:43:06 PM

Einstein's own sports medicine expert Rosemarie Boehm, MD, joins Ike Reese on Sportsradio 94WIP this week to discuss the most important injuries of interest to Philadelphia football fans. Going into week nine of the season, Dr. Boehm weighs in on Ryan Mathews's tooth issue and if that could potentially affect his performance. Plus, she discusses the prominence of hamstring injuries on the team - is there something they're doing or not doing that could be causing it? 

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Topics: Sports Medicine, Injury Analysis Report

Einstein Injury Analysis Report Podcast: Week 8 Player Commentary

Posted by Christine Skiffington on Oct 28, 2016 2:25:43 PM

Einstein's own sports medicine expert Brett Sweitzer, MD, joins Ike Reese on Sportsradio 94WIP this week to discuss the most important injuries of interest to Philadelphia football fans. Going into week eight of the season, Dr. Sweitzer weighs in on Jason Kelce's Plantar Fasciitis and possible short term and long term treatments. Plus, he discusses what players like Bennie Logan and Marcus Smith could have done to prevent groin injuries. And finally, should we be concerned about Jordan Matthews dealing with tendinitis?

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Topics: Sports Medicine, Injury Analysis Report

How to Battle Winter Dryness (infographic)

Posted by Christine Skiffington on Oct 25, 2016 4:32:43 PM

As temperatures drop this winter, so does the moisture level in the air. And this cold, dry air can cause a host of health problems – from dry, itchy skin to asthma flare-ups.

But with a little prevention, the chill of winter doesn’t have to take its toll on you. What can you do to protect yourself all season long? Stay hydrated and follow the tips in this infographic.

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Topics: General Health

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