Items Tagged ‘Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine’

June 20, 2019

Good prognosis for injured Durant but no guarantees

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Reutersby Andrew Both Golden State Warriors player Kevin Durant is likely to start rehabbing his surgically-repaired Achilles tendon almost immediately, and all being well should be back to full strength within a year, a specialist at the Mayo Clinic said on Thursday. There are no guarantees, however, that Durant will ever feel quite the same, […]

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Tags: Achilles' tendon, Dr. Nancy Cummings, Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine, Minnesota Lynx, Reuters


May 31, 2019

7 tips to get in the game and play sports safely this spring

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

WABC 7By Jennifer Matarese Spring is here and with it, the desire to get back outside and play your favorite sport, or maybe you or your child wants to learn a new one. Dr. Edward Laskowski, a Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Co-director of Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine, has seven […]

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Tags: Dr. Edward Laskowski, Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine, WABC-7 NYC, weekend warriors


May 17, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for May 17, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Reuters, Home-based heart rehab may help patients who can’t get to clinics by Lisa Rapaport — “Patients who experience a cardiac event (such as a heart attack or heart surgery), should participate in a cardiac rehabilitation program,” said lead author of the statement Dr. Randal Thomas, medical director of the cardiac rehab program at the […]

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January 10, 2019

Experts recommend major changes to make hockey safer

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

KARE 11, A group of experts, including Mayo Clinic doctors, are making major recommendations to make hockey a safer sport at all levels. Reach: KARE 11 is the NBC affiliate in Minneapolis-St. Paul and reaches more than 600,000 people each week in its coverage area.  Its website has more than 1.5 million unique visitors each month. Additional coverage:, KMSP, KTTC, KIMT, FOX […]

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Tags: concussion, Dr. Aynsley Smith, Dr. Michael Stuart, Hockey, KARE11, Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine


January 19, 2018

Baseball and Softball summit works to lessen injuries among student athletes

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

KTTC Spring training is still a couple months away, but the Mayo Clinic sports medicine department is gearing up early for the season. On Saturday, they hosted a baseball and softball summit to delve into overuse injuries among players…”There’s a lot of different variables and being able to be here to talk about the different […]

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Tags: baseball, Dan Christoffer, KTTC, Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine, softball


November 30, 2017

What’s the best way to prevent holiday weight gain?

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Star Tribune by Bruno Povejsi Amanda Gilles is a performance dietitian. She helps athletes get results through nutrition at Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine. We asked her to share her approach and expertise with those of us who are sprinting through the holiday season. Gilles is empathetic about the pitfalls; her favorite holiday pastime is getting […]

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Tags: Amanda Gilles, holiday dieting, Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine, Star Tribune


June 23, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   New York Times Who Really Needs to Be Gluten-Free? by Jane […]

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May 19, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   CNN What snacks to eat for better sleep by Jacqueline Howard […]

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May 12, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   BBC News From Cotton Picker to Brain Surgeon Dr Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa […]

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February 24, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   Associated Press AP Exclusive: Twin tragedies give survivor a new face […]

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