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.
Saturday, July 29, 2017
Rhabdomyolysis - A Rare Complication Of Spinning
Rhabdomyolysis can occur from exercising too hard. It is muscle destruction that can cause kidney damage. It occurs most typically when trying a new activity or after not exercising for a period. It is also increased by having a coach or personal trainer pushing you beyond your capacity.It has been seen in miltary recruits, scholarship athletes as well as weekend warriors. For whatever unknown reason spinning has been noted to be a common exercise associated. Read details HERE and take it a little easier the first time out