If your child plays school sports, especially sports that require the heart to work hard — such as basketball, football, soccer, running, and swimming — a physical exam focusing on heart health should be a top priority, says Preventive/Sports Cardiologist Dr. David Shipon.
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Most people know that rehabilitation like physical therapy is crucial after an injury like a broken bone or torn ligament, but many people don’t realize that there are major benefits to rehab for your heart as well.
The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Tom Avril recently reported on coronary brachytherapy, a technique to treat restenosis in the heart, that had once fallen out of favor.
It’s that time of the year – new backpacks, fresh haircuts and joyful parents. For many students, the fall sports season has also begun. Jefferson experts have a few reminders to make sure your team is ready.
On his journey to a half marathon, Dr. Weitz visited the Rothman Institute Performance Lab to complete a Cardio Pulmonary Exercise Test with Sports Medicine physician Michael Ross, MD.