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Mayo Clinic Becomes Presenting Sponsor of 2014 Minnesota Lynx Season

MINNEAPOLIS — March 17, 2014 — Today, the 2013 Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) Champion Minnesota Lynx announced a multi-year partnership with Mayo Clinic that includes marquee placement on the team’s home and away jerseys. The new agreement also designates Mayo Clinic as the exclusive presenting sponsor for the 2014 [...]

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Medical Experts for Media - Sports Medicine

Diane Dahm, M.D. Edward Laskowski, M.D. Bruce Levy, M.D. Michael Stuart, M.D. __________________________________________________________________________ Diane Dahm, M.D., specialist in sports injuries to the knee and shoulder, with special interest in anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries, meniscal tears and labral tears Olympics Team Physician, Salt Lake City Games Consultant, Minnesota Twins major [...]

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Four Mayo Clinic Orthopedic Surgeons Named Among Top 26 in U.S. for Knee Surgery

Orthopedics This Week released a list of the top 26 knee surgeons (subscription required to view the article) in the United States. Among those on the list are Daniel Berry, M.D., Arlen Hanssen, M.D., and Mark Pagnano, M.D., of Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and Henry Clarke, M.D., of Mayo [...]

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Mayo Clinic, Minnesota Timberwolves & Lynx Announce Collaboration

Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center to open sports medicine facility in downtown Minneapolis ROCHESTER, Minn. ― Feb. 4, 2014 ― Mayo Clinic and the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx today announced a partnership which extends the Mayo Model of Care for patients in sports medicine to the Twin Cities. The collaboration [...]

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Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center to Host Second Concussion Summit

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Oct 1, 2013 — Mayo Clinic's Sports Medicine Center will host Ice Hockey Summit II: Action on Concussion on Oct. 8–9, 2013. The summit will bring together top scientists, trainers, coaches, officials, retired professional players and manufacturers from across the United States, Canada and Europe to discuss concussion-related issues, including the science [...]

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Mayo Clinic, Athletes' Performance Begin Sports Medicine and Human Performance Collaboration

PHOENIX, Ariz. — Mayo Clinic and Athletes' Performance today announced they have signed a letter of intent to partner in advancing proactive health and sports performance. The collaboration will include research and development, integrated performance solutions, advanced diagnostics, access to leading specialists, and the complete continuum of quality health and [...]

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Mayo Clinic, USA Hockey to Youth Hockey Players: 'Heads Up, Don't Duck'

ROCHESTER, Minn. — As youth hockey players careen toward the boards, it is almost instinctive for them to duck their heads. But that is exactly the wrong thing to do. Experts say that this fast, powerful and physical sport can be safer if players follow some simple advice. USA Hockey, [...]

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Mayo Expert Offers Marathon Tips to Stay Healthy Before the Big Race

ROCHESTER, Minn. — October 1, 2012.  No matter how long or diligently runners train before a marathon, they invariably cross the finish line with some mark of the endurance test they've just experienced. To help alleviate injuries and stay healthy on race day, Ed Laskowski, M.D., co-director of the Mayo [...]

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Pro Sports League Experts Join Mayo Clinic Physicians at Concussion Symposium

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — September 19, 2012.  Mayo Clinic has assembled the nation's leading experts including professional sports league representatives to discuss the clinical and scientific aspects of concussions and the related growing public health concerns at the Symposium on Concussion in Sport, Sept. 28–29, at Mayo Clinic in Arizona. The [...]

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Sports Guidelines for Long QT Syndrome Patients May Be Too Strict, Mayo Clinic Finds

ROCHESTER, Minn. — July 24, 2012.  Participation in competitive sports by people with long QT syndrome — a genetic abnormality in the heart's electrical system — has been a matter of debate among physicians. Current guidelines disqualify most LQTS patients from almost every sport. In a first-of-its-kind study, Mayo Clinic's [...]

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Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center Announces Schedule for Pre-Participation Physicals

ROCHESTER, Minn. — The Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center today announced the sports physicals schedule for high school athletes wishing to participate in athletic programs. The physicals will be performed from 8-11 a.m. on Saturday, March 3 at the Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center, Charlton Building, Desk LC. The cost [...]

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Former Competitive Skier Turned Doctor is Available to Talk About Avoiding Ski and Snowboarding Injuries

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Even black-diamond skiers and snowboarders enjoying a weekend on the slopes can have their season spoiled by an injury that happens on the last run of the day. But the end-of-the-day tweaks and spills are more common than you'd think, says physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist Ed [...]

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Interval Training

Some cardiologists at Mayo Clinic are recommending to their heart patients what Olympic athletes have known for years. Interval training is better for your overall health than longer sessions of slow, sustained exercise. They say no matter what your age or your fitness level, interval training can help reduce your [...]

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Athletes and the Heat

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic sports medicine specialist, Chad Eickhoff talks about the need to stay hydrated during competition and practice. To listen, click the link below. Athletes and Heat

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Hockey Flywheel

Helping high school hockey players improve their crossover stride. That's the idea behind what's called the flywheel, a new training device developed in Minnesota, and tested in a study supported by USA Hockey and Mayo Clinic. Sports medicine doctors at Mayo are studying this device to see if it helps [...]

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ACL Injury Prevention

This story is all too common on the soccer field and basketball court. A high school athlete jumps to get the ball, lands and blows out a knee. And most of that time those athletes are girls. Girls are four to six times more likely to suffer a certain kind [...]

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Sports Rehabilitation and Performance

Whether you're a professional athlete, high school athlete or weekend warrior, reaching peak performance is a common goal. But that's not going to happen if you have deficiencies in strength or flexibility. In fact, these weaknesses are a common cause of injury. That's why Mayo Clinic's Sports Medicine developed [...]

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Exercise Safety

Summer time is a great time to get out and do things that are good for your health. Biking, Rollerblading and even gardening can get you moving. But don't forget to pay attention to safety while you're outside playing. More on summer safety tips from the Sports Medicine Center at [...]

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Dr. Thomas Rizzo: Healthy Backs As We Age

On Saturday, March 3rd our guest was Dr. Thomas Rizzo from Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, discussing keeping your back healthy as you age.   Dr. Rizzo specializes in both Sports Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Medical Edge Weekend 3-3-12

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Dr. Edward Laskowski on Running and Walking

This Medical Edge Weekend program features Mayo Clinic physician Dr. Edward Laskowski on running and walking. Medical Edge Weekend 9-24-11 For background, here's some video of Dr. Laskowski talking about running from Mayo Clinic's YouTube channel.

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