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Whether you’re looking for an orthopaedic surgeon to repair your torn ACL, answers to why you are experiencing foot pain while running or seeking nutritional guidance as you prepare for your next event, the specialists with University of Utah Health Care Sports Medicine are here for every body.

Our competitive advantage is highlighted by our team of experts throughout different departments and divisions within the University of Utah who employ a collaborative approach in treating the whole patient. Patients are guided throughout the injury, rehabilitation, treatment and training process by a team of professionals dedicated to getting you back on the field of play in sports, work or life.

Tune to 1280 The Zone on Thursdays at 6pm for the University of Utah Health Care | Doc Talk Show when board certified physicians and sports medicine experts provide valuable tips and information on how to better YOUR overall health while reducing sports related injuries.

Visit us online for more information: http://sportsmed.uofuhealth.org




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“Doc Talk,” Presented by Sports Med Utah - Dr Dan Cushman, M.D.
Austin Horton - May 26th, 2016
Dan Cushman, M.D., is board-certified in Sports Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, and specializes in the care of musculoskeletal injuries in both athletes and non-athletes, electrodiagnostics, musculoskeletal ultrasound, concussions, and endurance sports-specific injuries with a particular interest in runners, cyclists, swimmers, and triathletes. His conservative approach revolves around using exercise as medicine and avoiding medications whenever possible.
 
He completed his residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation in Chicago, IL at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (Northwestern University), where he served as chief resident, then completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine at the University of Utah. Dr. Cushman’s research interests include sports epidemiology, musculoskeletal ultrasound, and acupuncture dry needling in the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders. He is a team physician for the Salt Lake City Bees (LA Angels' AAA minor league affiliate) and covers several University of Utah sporting events.
 
Outside of work, he is active in endurance sports with his wife and has 3 young children. He recently ran in the SLC Marathon 5K and got 3rd place overall.
 
“Doc Talk,” Presented by University of Utah Healthcare - Dr Amy Powell
Austin Horton - May 5th, 2016
Bio: Dr. Amy Powell, Assistant Professor, (clinical) is a board certified Sports Medicine physician serving as a team physician for the University of Utah Utes. She specializes in the care of athletes and active people of all ages, focusing on attaining and maintaining a patient’s physical performance goals. Dr. Powell received her medical degree from the University of Washington, followed by residency training in internal medicine at the Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Powell pursued subspecialty training in sports medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, where she worked with athletes of all levels. Dr. Powell’s clinical interests include non-surgical management of musculoskeletal problems afflicting active people across the lifespan. She has specific clinical interests in prevention and management of injuries in the female athlete, metabolic bone disease, and non-surgical management of osteoarthritis in active patients.
 
“Doc Talk,” Presented by University of Utah Healthcare - Dr Dan Cushman
Austin Horton - April 21st, 2016
Dan Cushman, M.D., is board-certified in Sports Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, and specializes in the care of musculoskeletal injuries in both athletes and non-athletes, electrodiagnostics, musculoskeletal ultrasound, concussions, and endurance sports-specific injuries with a particular interest in runners, cyclists, swimmers, and triathletes. His conservative approach revolves around using exercise as medicine and avoiding medications whenever possible.
 
He completed his residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation in Chicago, IL at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (Northwestern University), where he served as chief resident, then completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine at the University of Utah. Dr. Cushman’s research interests include sports epidemiology, musculoskeletal ultrasound, and acupuncture dry needling in the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders. He is a team physician for the Salt Lake City Bees (LA Angels' AAA minor league affiliate) and covers several University of Utah sporting events.
 
Outside of work, he is active in endurance sports with his wife and has 3 young children. He recently ran in the SLC Marathon 5K and got 3rd place overall.
 
“Doc Talk,” Presented by University of Utah Healthcare - Dr Chris Gee
Austin Horton - March 31st, 2016

Dr Chris Gee joined Hans Olsen for another edition of Doc Talk.

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“Doc Talk,” Presented by University of Utah Healthcare - Dr Chris Gee
Austin Horton - March 3rd, 2016

Dr Chris Gee joined Hans Olsen for another edition for Doc Talk.

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“Doc Talk,” Presented by University of Utah Healthcare - Dr Chris Gee
Austin Horton - February 12th, 2016

Hans Olsen was joined by Dr Chris Gee for another edition of Doc Talk.

Dr. Gee is a Board Certified Emergency Physician who focuses on the treatment of emergent conditions at the University Hospital and South Jordan Health Center Emergency Departments. He is a member of the teaching faculty at the University Hospital and educates resident physicians and medical students through clinical teaching rounds and formalized didactic sessions. In addition, he is Board Certified in Sports Medicine and treats a number of musculoskeletal, neurologic, pulmonary, cardiac, and metabolic issues surrounding athletes and active patients. He is involved in the core faculty of the Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship and helps educate Sports Medicine Fellows and resident physicians in clinical settings and through formal didactics.

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“Doc Talk,” Presented by University of Utah Healthcare - Dr Emily Harold
Austin Horton - January 28th, 2016

Emily Harold, MD, is a board-certified physician specializing in sports medicine. She received her bachelor's degree from Washington University, where she also played basketball and contributed to three National Championship teams. Dr. Harold received her medical degree from Ohio State University, and went on to complete a fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic. While in Cleveland, she worked with local high school and college sports teams, as well as the Cleveland Cavaliers and Browns. Her professional interests include overuse and sports injuries, injury prevention, and strains and fractures in athletes of all ages. In her leisure time, Dr. Harold enjoys skiing, hiking, running and spending time with her family. She joined Hans Olsen on Thursday night for another edition of Doc Talk.

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