Sports Medicine

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Back Health This Summer

Posted by Dr. Armstrong on Jul 17, 2012, under General Health, Spine Health, Sports Medicine

Originally published in Westlake Malibu Lifestyle Back Health While Traveling – By Ian Armstrong, M.D. School’s out and that’s usually accompanied by lots of traveling and long hours spent in cars and airplanes. Sitting for long periods of time in a car or on an airplane can cause undue pressure on your back. Here’s how [...]

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Wellness Walking

Posted by Dr. Armstrong on Sep 28, 2011, under General Health, Spine Health, Sports Medicine

As we start a new year, many of us are thinking of our health, weight, vitality, and longevity. Plans are being made to join expensive gyms and embark on complex exercise regimes that will probably fall by the wayside. We look to consult with gurus, psychologists, life coaches and nutritionists to help us begin a healthier new year.

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Head Trauma

Posted by Dr. Armstrong on Sep 5, 2011, under Neurosurgical Trauma, Spine Health, Sports Medicine

Head injuries constitute the most frequent cause of death in sports-related events and accidents. Ten percent of college football and 20 percent of high school football players suffer from significant head injuries and/or concussions.

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Dehydration and Rehydration

Posted by Dr. Armstrong on Sep 1, 2011, under Sports Medicine

One of the most overlooked aspects of a hockey player's conditioning is hydration. Even though competition is in a cool environment, because of the intensity of the game and the amount of equipment worn, hockey players can lose a great deal of fluid.

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