Ask the Doctor!

This regular segment of ‘Ask the Doctor’ addresses questions sent in by Sports Medicine Weekly followers. In this segment we have Dr. Gregory Nicholson from Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, addressing questions about:

  • balancing a busy lifestyle with a efficient workout routine
  • issues for youth athletes and meniscus repairs

A graduate from Indiana University School of Medicine, Dr. Nicholson completed his internship and orthopedic residency at University Hospital of Cleveland and completed a fellowship in shoulder and elbow surgery at the New York Orthopaedic Hospital at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City.gregory nicholson md

Dr. Nicholson is involved in the design of an advanced shoulder replacement system. He is a consultant to differing orthopedic companies and has designed instruments and implants for shoulder and elbow surgery. He is the principal investigator for funded studies on rotator cuff repair augmentation, and shoulder arthroplasty.

If you have a question to be addressed on an upcoming show, please click here to submit your question.

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Healthy Food Myths

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Dr. Gregory Nicholson and Steve Kashul talk with Karen Malkin from Karen Malkin Health Counseling to set you straight on ‘healthy food lies.’

As an AzCIM Certified Integrative Health Coach and Lifestyle Practitioner, and Eating Psychology Teacher, Karen’s background brings together all the values for which she stands. She is passionate about supporting people in making transformations in their own lives without sacrificing their favorite foods. Her approach combines cutting-edge science, the principles of Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine, and the psychology of eating with a practical approach to whole foods and healthy living.

Lifestyle and health are transformed though integrative health coaching. She practices a client-centered approach that acknowledges the interdependent roles of mind, body and spirit, and the innate healing capacity within each person, with an emphasis on self-care. She forms a partnership with her clients to empower and support them in achieving their health goals.

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The Power of Simulated Altitude Training for Athletes at all levels

Dr. Gregory Nicholson and Steve Kashul talk with Sharone Aharone about the power of simulated altitude training for pro athletes and well as weekend warriors. Sharone is a USA Triathlon Level III Elite coach and the Owner/Head Coach of Well-Fit Performance in Chicago Illinois.

Well-Fit Training Center is Chicago’s oldest and most widely known provider of Multi-sport coaching and personal training. Well-Fit was founded by Sharone Aharon, a former special forces commander and a secret service agent, in 1998 and operated on a “consulting” basis. The mission is to help people and coaches of all ages and abilities discover their inner potential and perform at their personal best. 

Sharone’s competitive and coaching history expands more than 30 years. Starting in 1988, Sharone has competed in some of the first triathlon races in Israel.  To date, he has competed in dozens of running events, qualified for the Boston Marathon, completed seven Ironman distance races, including three Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii.

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Ask the Doctor!

This regular segment of ‘Ask the Doctor’ addresses questions sent in by Sports Medicine Weekly followers. In this segment we have Dr. Gregory Nicholson from Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, addressing questions about followup on unsuccessful shoulder surgery and meniscus repairs on youth athletes.

Dr. Nicholson specializes in shoulder and elbow surgery, utilizing state-of-the-art arthroscopic and open surgical techniques to treat sports-related, traumatic, arthritic, and occupational conditions of the shoulder and elbow.

A graduate from Indiana University School of Medicine, Dr. Nicholson completed his internship and orthopedic residency at University Hospital of Cleveland and completed a fellowship in shoulder and elbow surgery at the New York Orthopaedic Hospital at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City. gregory nicholson md

Dr. Nicholson is involved in the design of an advanced shoulder replacement system. He is a consultant to differing orthopedic companies and has designed instruments and implants for shoulder and elbow surgery. He is the principal investigator for funded studies on rotator cuff repair augmentation, and shoulder arthroplasty.

If you have a question to be addressed on an upcoming show, please click here to submit your question.

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