Uploaded on Jan 14, 2011Some sports injuries go unnoticed - especially those suffered by young athletes. WQAD-TV's RaeChelle Davis explores this issue in-depth with Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Tuvi Mendel from Orthopaedic Specialists, PC. Dr. Mendel provides some advice on what to look for and how to monitor a young athlete's rate of progress to make sure they're not unintentionally hurting themselves.
For more interesting stories on what healthcare should be in the Quad Cities, visit Mississippi Valley Health News Online at www.qchealthnews.com.
Uploaded on Jun 30, 2011Dr. Peter J Millett, MD (http://drmillett.com | 970.479-5879), is a renowned orthopedic shoulder surgeon and sports medicine specialist in private practice at the Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colorado. He is passionate about preserving, restoring and maintaining healthy joints. The rise and epidemic of youth sports injuries is a growing concern for Dr. Millett as emergency rooms see a continued increase in young athletes with sports related injuries.
Affiliated with the Vail Valley Medical Center, Dr. Millett treats patients as young as elementary school for injuries received in sports. He recently spoke live at the Vail Valley Medical Center providing a presentation on youth sports injuries and the prevention of these injuries.
During this live video, Dr. Millett discusses the rise of sports injuries and provides prevention tips and advice to his audience.
This video is the 1st in a series of 5.
For more information on Dr. Millett, visit his website or to upload additional presentations visit