The NeoCart Trial Study on Cartilage Defects; The Chicago Decathlon; Little League Throwing Injuries

Episode 16.06 with Hosts Steve Kashul and Dr. Brian Cole. Broadcasting on ESPN Chicago 1000 WMVP-AM Radio, Saturdays from 8:30 to 9:00 AM/c.

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Segment One: Dr. Brian Cole explains the NeoCart Study process along with the clinical research program at Midwest Orthopaedics & Rush University Medical Center; finding new solutions in the treatment of arthritis and other cartilage loss & defects.

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Segment Two: Chicago Decathlon board member Tom Davis talks about the August 6-7 event to be held at Lane Tech High School for the benefit of the Pediatric Cancer Program and Rush University Medical Center.

The specialists at Rush Children’s Hospital, home to Chicago’s largest pediatric sarcoma program, work tirelessly to address the disparities facing pediatric cancer patients. Together with Rush’s friends and supporters, these specialists do everything possible to give their patients the most effective surgical and clinical treatments, compassionate care and a fighting chance to survive and thrive. The CHICAGO Decathlon brings together Chicago’s business leaders for a competitive athletic event akin to the NFL Scouting Combine to support that program.

Test Your Athleticism. Like The Pros. Among Your Peers. For Charity.

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The Decathlon celebrates the brilliance of amateur athletes through world-class athletic events measured by their economic and social impact. Watch the Video.


LL pitcherSegment Three: Dr. Cole discusses the types of injuries being seen with start of the Little League season. Throwing injuries of the shoulder and elbow due to high velocity pitching, high pitch counts, poor technique and repetitive overuse; symptoms, education and treatment.