Bills Today: Travaris Cadet appreciates another opportunity


Mar 20, 2018

Dr. Leslie Bisson is the Head Team Physician for the Buffalo Bills Travaris Cadet appreciates another opportunity  On Dec. 24, 2017, Bills running back Travaris Cadet suffered a severe ankle injury. Cadet credits the team’s medical director, Dr. Leslie Bisson, for possibly saving his career. “Yeah, he put it back in place on the field. […]

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USA Today GiantsWire: Giants’ Scott Rodeo receives Arthur C. Rettig Award for academic excellence


Mar 16, 2018

New York Giants head physician, Dr. Scott Rodeo, has received one of the NFL’s Physicians Society’s top research awards. While at the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine, Rodeo was presented with the Arthur C. Rettig Award for Academic Excellence. Rodeo won the award for his presentation, “Current Update on Clinical Use of Biologics in Musculoskeletal Injury,” […]

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Boston Globe: Here’s how the NFL’s concussion protocol really works


Mar 08, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS — Dr. Allen Sills wishes there were an easy solution to diagnosing concussions. “We’re not at the point where a player would come off, get a blood test, and we say, ‘Yeah, you have one or you don’t,’” said Sills, a neurosurgeon at Vanderbilt and the NFL’s chief medical officer. “Boy, that’d make our […]

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New York Giants’ Scott Rodeo, M.D. Receives NFLPS’ Top Research Award


Mar 07, 2018

New York Giants’ Scott Rodeo, M.D. Receives NFLPS’ Top Research Award Arthur C. Rettig Award for Academic Excellence Given for Research on Clinical Use of Biologics in Musculoskeletal Injury March 7, 2018 (Indianapolis, IN) —The NFL Physicians Society has awarded the Arthur C. Rettig Award for Academic Excellence to Dr. Scott Rodeo, Head Team Physician […]

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Dr. Leigh Ann Curl Named NFLPS President


Mar 02, 2018

March 2, 2018 (Indianapolis, IN)— Today, Leigh Ann Curl, M.D., head team orthopedic surgeon for the Baltimore Ravens, was elected President of the NFL Physicians Society (NFLPS). “It is a great honor to be elected President of the NFLPS, and I am looking forward to working with the medical staffs from every team as we […]

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Houston Texans’ Walt Lowe Named Outstanding NFL Team Physician of the Year


Mar 02, 2018

Houston Texans’ Walt Lowe Named Outstanding NFL Team Physician of the Year   March 1, 2018 (Indianapolis, IN)—The NFL Physicians Society (NFLPS) congratulates Dr. Walt Lowe, M.D., for being recognized as Outstanding NFL Team Physician by the Professional Football Athletic Trainers Society (PFATS). The NFLPS held its annual Scientific Meeting and Symposium during the NFL Scouting […]

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Colts’ Dave Hammer Named Outstanding NFL Athletic Trainer of the Year


Mar 02, 2018

Colts’ Dave Hammer Named Outstanding NFL Athletic Trainer of the Year NFL Physicians Society Bestows Fain-Cain Award   March 1, 2018 (Indianapolis, IN)— Dave Hammer, Head Athletic Trainer for the Indianapolis Colts, was selected to receive the prestigious Fain-Cain Memorial Award for Outstanding NFL Athletic Trainer of the Year from the NFL Physicians Society (NFLPS).  The […]

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AP: NFL shows behind-the-scenes medical procedures


Feb 01, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For those who think game plans and play calls are complex, it would be helpful to take a behind-the-scenes look at the medical setups that go into an NFL game. Talk about multi-faceted. The league provided such an opportunity at US Bank Stadium this week, and it was enlightening. From the spotters’ […]

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