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.
Monday, December 31, 2018
Sunday, December 30, 2018
Which Diet Is best? There May Not Be A Single Answer
Tuesday, December 25, 2018
How To Really Relax: 11 Ways
It is the time of year when it would be nice to really relax, but it is also busy and somewhat stressful around the holidays. HERE are 11 ways to help it happen
Saturday, December 15, 2018
Scientific Approach To Help Jet Lag From TIME Magazine
Friday, December 14, 2018
One Great Way To Start Eating Healthy: Saves Money Too!
HERE how to break this habit and begin to eat healthier. It also can save money for when you want to splurge.
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Eating Cookie Dough Is Not Healthy -- Bummer
So it is the time of year when we have to be adults and acknowledge that eating cookie dough is bad for you as stated by the buzz kill, fun sponge CDC in this Time Magazine article HERE Oh but what a way to go. I always hope a little bit won't kill me, but apparently I am playing Russian Roulette when I sneak a bite. Read it and weep
Monday, December 3, 2018
Strength Training Is Amazingly Good For You
Sunday, December 2, 2018
A 10 Minute After Dinner Walk Can Be Incredibly Healthy
Saturday, December 1, 2018
People Like You More Than You Think
Friday, November 30, 2018
Ligament Laxity Leads To Worse ACL Reconstruction Outcomes
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Are Massages Good For You?
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Whole Milk and Full Fat Yogurt May Be Best For You
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
How To Get Motivated After Thanksgiving
HERE on how to remotivate yourself for the push to the end of the year holidays.
Trouble Sleeping? Try Wearing Socks To Bed
Monday, November 26, 2018
What Are The Minimum Recommendations For Exercise? And Who Meets Them?
Sunday, November 25, 2018
Is Oatmeal Healthy?
Saturday, November 24, 2018
Can A Healthy Heart Also Help Prevent Dementia?
Friday, November 23, 2018
What Kind Of Exercise Helps Mental Health Most?
Thursday, November 22, 2018
At What Age Is Your Self Esteem Highest?
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
12 Things Mentally Strong People Do That Others Don't
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Traveling For The Holidays? How To Minimize Jet Lag
HERE are some science based ways to beat it
Monday, November 19, 2018
Mental Health Improves With Exercise: Can You Do Too Much?
Monday, November 5, 2018
Exercising Helps Mental Health
Saturday, November 3, 2018
What Is The Healthiest Non-Dairy Milk?
Friday, November 2, 2018
Want To Be Happy? Don't Try So Hard
Thursday, November 1, 2018
No Upper Limit For Exercise Benefits
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Why We Can't Stop Eating Halloween Candy
What Is Worse Than Smoking For Your Health?
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Monday, October 29, 2018
10 Practical Answers to 10 Powerful Questions By Darius Foroux
Sunday, October 28, 2018
4 Ways To Improve Mental Toughness
Saturday, October 27, 2018
The Book That Launched Warren Buffet's Career
HERE is the book that launched Warren Buffet's career
Friday, October 26, 2018
9 Things Productive People Do Before Noon
Thursday, October 25, 2018
How To Fall Asleep In 2 Minutes
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
How One Person Tricked Herself Into Healthy Eating And Exercise
Thursday, October 11, 2018
How To Make A New Skill Stick
Want to make a new skill stick. HERE is the way and it involves sleep and a little exercise, but works.
Monday, October 8, 2018
5 Best Hangover Cures As Supported By Science
HERE is a discussion of the scientific support for hangover cures.
Sunday, October 7, 2018
Drinking Too Much Or Too Little Increases Alzheimer's Risk
Saturday, October 6, 2018
10 Best And Least Healthy Cooking Oils
Friday, October 5, 2018
Consider This 10 Minute Yoga Routine To Get Your Day Started
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
10 Ways To Make Running More Fun
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
A Good Marriage May Help Longevity
Monday, October 1, 2018
Mediterranean Diet Prevents Depression
Sunday, September 30, 2018
Emotional Intelligence From An 80 Year Old
It will improve you and your day
It will improve you and your day
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Shorter Weight Training May Equal Hours At The Gym
Monday, September 10, 2018
415,000 Preventable Heart Disease Deaths Per Year: How To Avoid It
Sunday, September 9, 2018
Surgical Predictors Of Revision ACL Reconstruction From The MARS Group
Surgical factors many of which are under the surgeon's control can help improve revision ACL reconstruction. Ask your surgeon about these when planning to undergo revision surgery. The article published by our MARS (Multi-center ACL Revision Study) recently became available in the public access system. Read it HERE
Saturday, September 8, 2018
Alzheimer's and Blood Pressure Control Link
Friday, September 7, 2018
CDC's New Guidelines For Youth Concussions
HERE is a good overview
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