014: Injuries in Student Athletes and Strategies for Prevention (Podcast)

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Dr. Kurt Strecker, Pursuit Athletic Performance

Dr. Kurt Strecker, DC, CCSP

Today, Dr. Kurt Strecker sits down with orthopaedic surgeon Steven Wei, MD to talk about the most common injuries in student athletes from middle schoolers through collegiate competitors. They identifyat-risk athletes, discuss strategies for prevention, and touch on the current thinking with regard to concussions.

Dr. Steven Wei is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery with a subspecialty certificate in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. He has conducted

Steven Y Wei, MD

Steven Y Wei, MD

extensive research in the areas of knee injuries, shoulder arthroscopy, and foot & ankle surgery. Dr. Wei was named one of Connecticut Magazine's "Top Docs." He has been awarded the Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Kosovo Campaign Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Army Overseas Service Ribbon, NATO Kosovo Medal, Distinguished Honor Graduate from Officer Basic Course. He serves as team physician for Connecticut College, and for East Lyme, Fitch, Stonington & Waterford High Schools.

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