This morning, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell wrote a letter to the public, titled “NFL Commitment to Player Health and Safety”, announcing the League’s new Play Smart, Play Safe initiative. In the letter, found on the new Play Smart, Play Safe initiative website, Goodell states that while the League has made important progress in health and […]
Colts Head Coach Chuck Pagano addresses his team following their 13-10 win over the Cincinnati Bengals to finish off the 2016 preseason, awarding the game ball to Dr. Art Rettig on his birthday.
“This guy’s an all star. We love this guy, and he’s observant, and he does a great job for us and all he does is give back to us and take care of us and heal you guys up. We love you Art Rettig, happy birthday,” said Pagano as he turned and handed the game ball to Rettig.
After the team and staff cheered him on, Rettig led the breaking of the huddle, with “Family on three…”
New Orleans Saints Team Physician Misty Suri, MD, M.S. Selected to Present Research as Visiting Professor in Minas Gerais, Brazil
(New Orleans, LA – July 6, 2016) The National Football League Physicians Society (NFLPS) applauds New Orleans Saints team physician Misty Suri, MD, M.S. who was selected as Visiting Professor at the 20th meeting of the Minas Gerais Orthopaedic and Traumatology Society in Minas Gerais, Brazil. As a Visiting Professor, Dr. Suri will present recent discoveries in […]
Myles Jack was in Manhattan on Wednesday evening, appearing at a promotional event for the deodorant brand Speed Stick. The concept was about not sweating under pressure, and preparing for the big challenges that would be coming his way in the NFL. That will come in handy today and tomorrow in Indianapolis, where Jack will […]
Head Team Orthopedist for the Pittsburgh Steelers Receives Prestigious 2015 Ralph C. Wilde Leadership Award
Dr. James P. Bradley, MD Head Team Orthopedist for the Pittsburgh Steelers Receives Prestigious 2015 Ralph C. Wilde Leadership Award Orthopedic Surgeon and Leader in Sports Medicine Recognized for Dedication to Patients On and Off the Field PITTSBURGH, PA (March 5, 2016) The National Football League Physicians Society (NFLPS) is proud of its former President, Dr. James […]
Dr. Daniel E. Cooper, the head physician for the Dallas Cowboys, received the Arthur C. Rettig Award for Academic Excellence on Monday from the NFL Physicians Society. The award is given annually to an NFL team physician for academic excellence in research in advancing the health and safety of players in the NFL. The study, […]
Fain-Cain Award for Outstanding NFL Athletic Trainer awarded to Panthers’ Vermillion Arthur C. Rettig. M.D. Award for Academic Excellence Awarded to Cowboys’ Cooper Jerry “Hawk” Rhea Award given to Panthers’ Anderson Indianapolis, Ind. – February 29, 2016 – The NFL Physicians Society (NFLPS) held its annual Scientific Meeting and Symposium during the NFL Scouting Combine […]
Faced with one of those life-altering choices, Patrick Connor could have never foreseen that 30 years later, his fateful decision would put him on the sideline for Super Bowl 50. But Sunday, when the Carolina Panthers tangle with the Denver Broncos in the NFL’s 50th Big Game, it will be Connor — a Bartlesville native, […]
Just in time for the Super Bowl, a new report shows the NFL had a 58 percent increase in concussions this season over the previous season. Rams team physician Matt Matava of Washington University says new rules and protocols are designed to reduce brain injuries. “We like to think these various tools are coming out […]
Last Friday, Dr. Pat Connor sat in his office at OrthoCarolina and pondered his trip to the Super Bowl. He had already been through a busy week, starting with surgery on Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis on Monday morning to insert a plate to protect a broken forearm. Connor spent the week seeing patients, handling […]