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Dr. William Levine's Featured Article, "Avoiding Sports Injuries: Get back in shape gradually to avoid sports injuries"
Dr. William N. Levine on Running with Headphones in New York Magazine
Dr. Christopher Ahmad, New York Post Featured Article: Sporting Chance: As kids’ sports become increasingly competitive, serious injuries are on the rise
Dr. William Levine Serves As Moderator For Round Table On Shoulder Arthroplasty
Dr. William Levine Gives Some Running Tips For Marathoners
From the Columbia Medicine 2012 Annual Report - Dr. Ahmad Provides Mentorship For Scholarly Projects
Dr. Christopher Ahmad Featured In Article About Tommy John Surgery
Dr. William Levine featured in a Boston Globe article about the dangers associated with athletes playing through pain
'Little Leaguers Elbow'.  Dr. Christopher S. Ahmad , discusses how little leaguers are injuring their baseball arms
PIX11's Marvin Scott on his Rotator Cuff Surgery
Staying in the Game this summer using the R.I.C.E. Technique
Dr. Edwin Cadet discusses the causes of muscle injury during races and prevention methods
Dr. William N. Levine discusses with WCBS young baseball pitchers and if throwing curve balls is bad for their arm
How Title IX Hurts Female Athletes
Dr. Christopher Ahmad discusses 'Does Running Boost or Burden your Immune System'?
Dr. William Levine discusses with ABC News how to keep student athletes safe.

Dr. Edwin Cadet explains the causes and ways of preventing muscle injury during races, and how levels of sodium have to do with it at the 2011 Multisport Conference & Expo.  Please click here for the webcast.


 

Crutches4Kids, a non profit organization dedicated to providing crutches to children in need around the world, was honored at Yankees Stadium by CC Sabathia and Starter for it’s extraordinary efforts providing crutches to impoverished and disabled children around the world.  Co-Founders Ken Shubin Stein, Dr. Beth Shubin Stein and Dr. Christopher Ahmad accepted a check in an on field ceremony from Neil Cole, President and CEO of Iconix Brand Group, owner of the Starter brand.  Please click here to view the Yankee picture.


Dr. William Levine speaks on how to be a Smarter Patient. Click here for the full article.


Dr. William Levine discusses the importance of Fitness Experts communication and Orthopedists with Ace Fitness.  Please click here for more information.


Dr. William Levine and Dr. James Andrews speak about injuries in youth athletes in the San Diego Union-Tribune.  Dr. William Levine is Chairman of the group's steering committee for STOP Sports Injuries Campaign.  Please click here for more information on injuries in youth athletes.


Dr. William Levine has been nominated to serve as Chair of the AOSSM/STOP Sports Injuries Steering Committee for a 3-year term effective August 1, 2011. The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) is a world leader in sports medicine education, research, communication and fellowship, and includes national and international orthopaedic sports medicine leaders. AOSSM members initiated the development of the STOP (Sports Trauma and Overuse Prevention) Sports Injuries campaign in 2008. Members of the Society's Board of Directors, decided that the issue of overuse injuries in young athletes was becoming a critical issue for its members to address. The steering committee was established to investigate what types of activities and materials needed to be developed.


Dr. William Levine discusses how sports injuries in youth has become a cultural change.  Please click here to view article.


Dr. Christopher Ahmad presented 'Perceptions of Tommy John Surgery' at the 2011 American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Specialty Day on Saturday, February 19, 2011.  Please click here for more information on this presentation.  You may also view this story at the following sites:
http://www.physorg.com
http://www.breitbart.com
http://www.prweb.com
http://www.sciencedaily.com


Dr. William Levine discusses how the benefits of Tommy John Surgery differ depending on a player's age with ESPN Rise.  Please click to view whole story.

 


Drs. William Levine, Christopher Ahmad and Karen Boselli'sarticle 'Treatment of Glenohumeral Arthrosis' in the American Journal of Sports Medicine is featured on the MDLinx website.  MDLinx is the world's most up-to-date index of articles that matter in the daily lives of physicians and other healthcare professionals.  Please click here to view the article.


Dr. William Levine discusses injuries to the shoulder in athletes caused by overpitching with Channel One News.

 


Dr. William Levine discusses the benefits of Tommy John Surgery for Stephen Strasburg, pitcher for the Washington Nationals'
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Dr. William Levine discusses how youth sports injuries, including a record number of overuse injuries, is an epidemic.
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Dr. Christopher Ahmad discusses adolescent female athletes and their injuries to the ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) with 'the Doctor will See You Now'
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Dr. Christopher Ahmad warns that older skaters need to condition their bodies before taking up a strenuous sport with the Marin Independent Journal.
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Dr. Christopher Ahmad discusses and leads a study in Softpedia about how teenage girl athletes are more likely to have injured knees than boys.
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Dr. Ahmad Receives Gold Key from Mayor Bloomberg

Dr. Christopher Ahmad received a Gold Key from Mayor Bloomberg during the Yankees Parade on Friday, November 6, 2009.

Dr. Christopher Ahmad receiving a Gold Key from Mayor Bloomberg

 



THE INDEPENDENT (UK): RICE for summer sport sprains

It's nearing on the season for summer sports and at times the rigorous workouts without proper stretching can lead to sport injuries. Here is a quick first-aid routine, RICE, to keep in mind when you are biking through the mountains and playing on the fields. William Levine, MD, chief of sports medicine at New York-Presbyterian Hospital at Columbia University Medical Center, describes R.I.C.E. as "a first-aid technique that can be applied to most sprains, strains and joint injuries." RICE stands for rest, ice, compress and elevate. Here are some tips from Levine to prevent injuries and the need for RICE: remember to start slow, warm up, take breaks and always listen to your body …

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/rice-for-summer-sport-sprains-1961648.html

 



Dr. Willam Levine
discusses the increased rate in which girls develop ACL injuries over their male counterparts with TODAYshow.com
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Dr. Willam Levine is contributing source for article: New Ideas on Proper Stretching Techniques posted on WebMD.
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Dr. William Levine discusses injury and anticipated recovery of New Jersey Devils goalie Martin Brodeur with NHL.com
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Dr. William Levine, Orthopaedic surgeon talks about Boomeritis, what exactly is Boomeritis, and how you can prevent it by being physically active.
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Dr. Christopher Ahmad appeared on CBS's The Early Show on May 29, 2008 on a segment called Have Summer Fun Without Getting Hurt. He discusses how you can do certain activities and avoid being injured. To view his appearance please
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Dr. Christopher Ahmad speaks on techniques to enhance the healing of arthroscopic double-row rotator cuff repairs.
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Dr. Christopher Ahmad will be one of the hosts and wellthness experts at the Wellthness Expo this Thursday, January 11th, 2007, in Edgewater, NJ.  Everyone will get together at Whole Foods Market Edgewater to declare this day as "Wellthness Day".  
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