Rick Wright, MD, the author of this blog, is a sports medicine physician at Washington University Orthopedics in St. Louis and the head team physician for the St. Louis Blues. He specializes in the treatment of sports-related injuries, and has special interests in knee ACL and revision ACL injuries, meniscus injuries, articular cartilage injuries of the knee, shoulder instability, rotator cuff disease, and total knee replacements. Your comments and feedback are encouraged.
Sunday, July 16, 2017
Brain Freeze - Why? The Burning National Ice Cream Day Question
While the focus of this blog remains sports medicine, exercise and healthy living some topics are too big to be ignored. Brain freeze has been experienced by most of us. Why does it occur and is their a cure? This is critically important on National Ice Cream Day July 16, 2017. Most commonly experienced by me with Sonic slushes in high school there is an anatomical explanation and ways to make it dissipate. Read the Time Magazine explanation HERE