What should be included in a thorough sports physical?

Posted on April 8, 2016

My child needs a physical – what should be included in a thorough sports physical? The sports physical answers an important question: Does your child have any medical condition that will make him or her more likely to suffer an illness or injury on the playing field? Schedule this exam with your child’s doctor about … »

Erlanger Neurology Conference: Can football survive the head trauma epidemic?

Posted on May 26, 2015

In 2006, a 13-year-old star football player, Zachery Lystedt, made an impressive tackle during his last junior high football game. During the play, the back of his head slammed against the ground. Zachery lay on the turf, holding both sides of his head, but he was still conscious. So, after a 15-minute rest on the … »

Ask an Expert: Are Pain Relievers Bad for You?

Posted on May 6, 2015

Are pain relievers actually bad for you? There are a lot of conflicting claims about them in the media.

UT Erlanger Orthopedics and Sports Medicine to offer Saturday Sports Medicine Clinics

Posted on September 9, 2011

Chattanooga, TN – UT Erlanger Orthopedics and Sports Medicine will begin offering Saturday Sports Medicine Clinics this Saturday, September 10, at two convenient locations in the Chattanooga and North Georgia communities.