New Discovery May Improve MS Treatments
Multiple sclerosis has typically been considered a disease of the brain's white matter. But for the first time, researchers have discovered the brain's gray matter, specifically the cortex, is also damaged.
New iPad Concussion Application
Researchers at the Cleveland Clinic are using an iPad app to test athletes for concussion. The players perform a series of balance, memory, vision, and reaction time experiments to obtain a baseline reading. If they receive a blow to the head during a game or practice, these tests can be redone to determine when it is safe for the athlete to return to action.
Multiple Sclerosis Patient Treated with Stem Cells
Cleveland Clinic researchers are studying an experimental treatment for multiple sclerosis (MS) that uses the body’s own stem cells to treat the disease. Hear from the first patient in North America to undergo the new therapy.
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Hand and Upper Extremity Injuries
This week we meet a harness racing driver who survived a life-threatening crash on the track and suffered career-threatening wrist and elbow injuries. Cleveland Clinic expert Dr. Steven Maschke comments and Dr. Thomas Graham joins us in studio.
Learn more about the right and wrong way to work out with our story on ‘Train Right’. This program teaches participants how to enhance strength, speed, agility and overall athletic performance, and potentially avoid injury.
Choosing Athletic Shoes
Did you know wearing the right shoes may decrease your risk for injury? Dr. James Sferra offers tips on what shoes to wear for a variety of activities.