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Exercise Bands and Eye Injuries

Resistance bands are a great exercise and physical therapy tool—but can sometimes be dangerous. Emergency physician Dr. Troy Madsen talks about the types of eye injuries caused by exercise…

From  Nathan Tanner on April 5th, 2021 91 plays 0  

Seemingly Minor Sports Injuries You Should Have Examined

For many athletes, a little pain comes with the territory. But sometimes, that seemingly minor injury could actually be a sign of something significantly more serious. Athletic trainer Travis Nolan…

From  Nathan Tanner on March 5th, 2021 30 plays 0  

Shin Splints or a Stress Fracture?

For runners, athletes, and other active people, shin splints can be a common soreness or pain that you learn to work through. Stress fractures can have similar signs and symptoms and shin splints,…

From  Nathan Tanner on February 12th, 2021 61 plays 0  

Healing a Pulled Hamstring

Is a pulled hamstring—also called a strained hamstring—something you can treat on your own, or should you see a doctor? Athletic trainer Travis Nolan shares how to determine when you…

From  Nathan Tanner on December 4th, 2020 84 plays 0  

Three Common Sports Injuries in Young Athletes

For young athletes, injuries happen—from sprained joints in sports like soccer or track, to dislocated shoulders on the football field. Orthopedic specialist Dr. Julia Rawlings talks about…

From  Nathan Tanner on August 12th, 2020 21 plays 0  

My Finger is Swollen – Am I Normal?

It can be common for a finger to swell up due to an insect bite or injury, but what if it swells up suddenly without any known cause? Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones goes through the steps to determine what…

From  Nathan Tanner on July 16th, 2020 470 plays 0  

When to Seek Treatment for Knee Injuries in Young Athletes

Knee injuries are extremely common for young athletes in any sport. Whether it comes from a hard hit or a bad pivot, many knee injuries can be serious and may need immediate treatment. Sports…

From  Nathan Tanner on July 7th, 2020 17 plays 0  

What if You Have a Sprain or Fracture During COVID-19?

Accidents happen, even during this time of physical distancing. Where do you go for a broken bone, sprain, or other orthopedic injuries? Dr. Julia Rawlings explains how the University of Utah…

From  Nathan Tanner on March 31st, 2020 200 plays 0  

Is it a Wrist Sprain or Fracture?

The difference between a wrist sprain and a wrist fracture can mean a big difference in treatment. On today’s Health Minute, Dr. Troy Madsen explains how to easily identify the difference and…

From  Nathan Tanner on March 30th, 2018 250 plays 0  

Health Minute: Treating Tendon Injuries With PRP

Patients with chronic tendon injuries now have more options for treatment, including platelet-rich plasma (PRP,) and stem cell therapy. On this Health Minute, sports medicine specialist Dr. Nick…

From  Nathan Tanner on May 15th, 2017 26 plays 0  

Can You Always See a Fracture in an X-Ray?

Dr. Tom Miller speaks with Dr. Joy English, professor of orthopedics, who says a growth plate fracture is common among children and teens and may not always be visible on an X-ray. If your child…

From  Nathan Tanner on February 3rd, 2017 744 plays 0  

Listener Question: Ice or Heat a Sprained Ankle?

You’ve sprained your ankle. Maybe you twisted it during a run. Maybe you suffered a minor fall while skiing. It hurts and is swollen and needs some relief. Are you supposed to put it on ice or…

From  Nathan Tanner on January 26th, 2017 7,044 plays 0  

Should I Worry About a Jammed Finger?

A jammed finger can be a common sports injury, and it's usually nothing to worry about. But, if pain in your finger lingers, you probably should have a physician check it out. Dr. Tom Miller…

From  Nathan Tanner on January 26th, 2017 2,464 plays 0  

New Tendon Injury Treatments

Chronic tendon injuries affecting shoulders, elbows and knees have long been hard to treat. But, beyond rest, stretching and icing, physicians have developed new treatment techniques in recent years,…

From  Nathan Tanner on January 19th, 2017 197 plays 0  

Should You Go to the Emergency Room with a Sports Injury?

Have a sports injury or a broken bone? An orthopedic injury clinic may be better for you than the emergency department to avoid long waits and higher costs. Dr. Tom Miller speaks with Dr. Joy…

From  Nathan Tanner on December 12th, 2016 22 plays 0  

How Diagnostic Ultrasound Is Changing Orthopedics

An ultrasound allows doctors to look at structures beneath the skin. Muscles, tendons and nerves all can be seen in real time to help with a diagnosis. Dr. Tom Miller talks to Dr. Daniel Cushman…

From  Nathan Tanner on November 18th, 2016 81 plays 0