sports medicine


The New Tommy John Surgery That Could Change Baseball

For nearly half a century, a UCL injury has meant complete elbow reconstruction for pitchers—and over a year of rehab. Thanks to an enterprising doctor and some very high-quality tape, that is finally changing.


Remembering How Bolton's Fabrice Muamba Came Back From The Dead

Five years ago today, Muamba's heart stopped beating on the pitch at White Heart Lane. 78 minutes later, he woke up. This is the inside story of how doctors brought him back from the dead.


Scientists Aren’t Sure How Usain Bolt Can Run 23 Miles Per Hour

The Jamaican track star runs a lot faster than his physiology would suggest.


The NFL's New Drug Policy Could Help the Home Team

The NFL changed the way prescription medications will be handled in stadiums. This may give the home team an advantage.