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, June 15, 2019
Friday, June 14, 2019
Exercises For People In Their 50s, 60s, and 70s
Monday, June 10, 2019
Does Red Wine Help You Live Longer?
Saturday, June 8, 2019
Does Laughing Have Health Benefits
Thursday, June 6, 2019
How To Avoid Injury As A Beginning Runner
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Fit Forever: 25 Tips On How To Maintain An Exercise Program
HERE are 25 tips on how to keep up a long term fitness program
Sunday, June 2, 2019
What Does Drinking Red Wine Every Night Do To You?
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Is Honey Healthy?
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
7 Workout Habits To Lose To Improve Fitness
HERE are 7 habits you may have gotten into that you should drop to increase your fitness and workout efficiency
Sunday, May 26, 2019
Poor Diets Are Linked To 20% Of The World's Deaths
Poor diets have been linked to 20% of the world's deaths. A few dietary changes could help tremendously. Read details HERE
Friday, May 24, 2019
Exercise Makes You Happier Than Money
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Can Meditation Improve Your Health?
HERE to find out
Monday, May 20, 2019
3 Weeks To Better Sleep
HERE is a 3 week program to better sleep. It is reasonable and could really make a difference.
Saturday, May 18, 2019
8 Science Based Strategies To Avoid Heart Attacks
HERE The science supports them
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Eating Fruit Can Help You Lose Weight
HERE to find out how
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Should You Eat Before Or After A Workout
Should you eat before or after a workout and what should you eat. Find answers HERE
Sunday, May 12, 2019
The Superfood Few Of Us Get Enough
HERE The superfood we all should be eating more
Friday, May 10, 2019
Weight Loss Tips From 5 People That Actually Did It
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Why Do Women Live Longer Than Men
Monday, May 6, 2019
The Benefits Of Exercising In The Morning
HERE But if like me you are an evening workout person don't despair -- that's pretty good too
Saturday, May 4, 2019
Is Food The Best Medicine?
Many conditions can be helped by diet. That is when food is the best medicine. Read details HERE
Thursday, May 2, 2019
How Showering At Night Helps You Sleep
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Avoid These Processed Foods And You May Live Longer
HERE and you may live longer.
Sunday, April 28, 2019
What Gym Machine Gives You the Best Workout?
What gym machine gives you the best workout for your time. Looks like a couple machines may do the trick. Read details HERE
Friday, April 26, 2019
Is Kombucha Healthy?
Thursday, April 25, 2019
4 Elements Of A Good Night's Sleep
HERE . If this is not occurring for you it may be worthwhile bringing up with your primary care physician
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
5 Nutrition Hacks We Should All Follow
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Half The Population Has Some Form Of Heart Disease
Monday, April 22, 2019
Is Breakfast Really Good For You?
HERE to help sort out the answer
Sunday, April 21, 2019
Why Do We Get Sleepy After Eating?
Saturday, April 20, 2019
Habits That May Improve Your Sleep
Friday, April 19, 2019
6 Habits Of People That Age Well
HERE .They aren't that hard or complicated.
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Can Exercise Prevent Depression?
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
How Best To Boost Your Immune System
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Moving For Just 30 Minutes A Day Can Help You Live Longer
Monday, April 15, 2019
Does Red Wine Extend Longevity?
Saturday, April 13, 2019
Are Sweet Potatoes Healthy?
Friday, April 12, 2019
How Do You Make Yourself Love Exercise?
Why Are You Sleepy Until You Go To Bed?
HERE are some strategies to address that feeling/condition
Saturday, March 30, 2019
Why Do We Snore And When To Worry About It
Thursday, March 28, 2019
5 Best Diets For 2019
Find the 5 best diets for 2019 HERE
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
What Does Deep Breathing Do To Your Body
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
How To Improve Your Memory
HERE You may want to try this approach
Monday, March 25, 2019
How To Boost Your Immune System
Sunday, March 10, 2019
What Does Daylight Savings Do To Your Body
Sunday, February 24, 2019
Can Eating Dessert Help Your Diet?
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
How To Incorporate Short Bursts Of Exercise
HERE are ways to incorporate short time periods into your exercise routine
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Even Light Activity Can Be Healthy
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Science Behind Hangovers
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Breakfast May Not Be The Most Important Meal
HERE for some contrary evidence
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