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Rhabdomyolysis

Rhabdomyolysis Overview Rhabdomyolysis is a serious condition that arises from muscle injury.  When muscle fibers die because of direct or indirect injury, it releases toxic contents into the blood stream which can lead to pain, weakness, confusion and kidney failure.  Causes of rhabdomyolysis include, but are not limited to the following: Motor vehicle crash [...]

Sports Medicine Doctor

What is a Sports Medicine Doctor? A sports medicine doctor focuses on improving athletic performance, treating musculoskeletal injuries and preventing future injuries. A sports injury occurs to the musculoskeletal system, which is made up of bones, muscles, cartilage, tendons, ligaments and joints. A sports injury typically happens during a sporting activity or exercise. Jervis Yau, [...]