Associated Press: Medical Timeout Might Have Prevented Key Super Bowl Play


Aug 06, 2015

NEW YORK — Under the NFL’s new medical timeout rule, Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman might not have been on the field with New England trying to score the go-ahead touchdown in Super Bowl XLIX. Edelman appeared dazed after a fourth-quarter hit by Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor. The trainer stationed in the press box to watch for potential […]

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USA Today: NFL Reports Reduction in Concussions, New Measures to Protect Players


Aug 06, 2015

By Lorenzo Reyes NEW YORK — Reported concussions in the NFL have declined by 35% over a three-year period, according to the league’s 2015 Health and Safety report released Wednesday. The report states that concussions in regular-season games dropped to 112 reported cases in 2014, down from 148 the previous year and 173 in 2012. Additionally, concussions […]

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Jaguars News: Jaguars, NFL helping put full-time trainers in local high schools


Jul 30, 2015

JACKSONVILLE – The goal is about health and safety. And a new objective of the Jaguars, the NFL, Jacksonville University and the Jacksonville Sports Medicine Program is designed to ensure Duval County Public School athletes are healthier and safer soon. Those entities are working together to provide funding and training needed to place full-time athletic […]

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Steelers.com: Dr. James Bradley Honored at AOSSM Annual Meeting


Jul 14, 2015

Several members of the NFL Physicians Society (NFLPS) were honored at the 2015 American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) annual meeting this past weekend. Those recognized were: Washington Redskins’ Doctor James R. Andrews, MD; Pittsburgh Steelers’ Dr. James P. Bradley, MD; St Louis Rams’ Drs. Robert H. Brophy, MD and Rick Wright, MD; and […]

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Press Release: NFL Physicians Society Members Honored At The 2015 Orthopaedic Society For Sports Medicine Annual Meeting


Jul 13, 2015

Several members of the NFL Physicians Society (NFLPS) were honored at the 2015 American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) annual meeting this past weekend. Those NFLPS members recognized were: Washington Redskins Doctor James R. Andrews, MD; Pittsburgh Steelers Dr. James P. Bradley, MD; St Louis Rams Drs. Robert H. Brophy, MD and Rick Wright, […]

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St. Louis Post-Dispatch: High-Tech Helmets, Turf and Tethers May Be in NFL’s Near Future


Jun 25, 2015

By Chuck Raasch WASHINGTON • Helmets with stronger concussion protection, and real-time impact sensors. Turf designed to lessen concussions from ground impact. Tethers from the helmet to the body to lessen pre-collision whiplash. These are some of the future technological innovations laid out by NFL representatives and researchers at a briefing for Capitol Hill staffers Thursday. […]

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Press Release: NFLPS Members On Orthopedics This Week North American Shoulder Surgeons List


Jun 05, 2015

Two members of the NFL Physicians Society (NFLPS) were named in the prestigiousOrthopedics This Week’s list of top shoulder surgeons, “20 of the Top North American Shoulder Surgeons: 2015.” James P. Bradley, M.D., M.S., head orthopedic surgeon for the Pittsburgh Steelers and Matthew T. Provencher, M.D., head team physician for the New England Patriotswere chosen […]

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Steelers.com: Drs. Bradley & Provencher Honored By ‘Orthropedics This Week’


Jun 05, 2015

Pittsburgh Steelers Head Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. James P. Bradley Named One of the Top North American Shoulder Surgeons of 2015. Two members of the NFL Physicians Society (NFLPS) were named in the prestigious Orthopedics This Week’s list of top shoulder surgeons, “20 of the Top North American Shoulder Surgeons: 2015.” James P. Bradley, M.D., M.S., […]

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White House Statement – Bystanders: Our Nation’s Immediate Responders (NFLPS Participated)


May 29, 2015

On February 10, 2015 physician leaders of major medical organizations along with key federal personnel and National Security Council (NSC) staff participated in a Physicians Roundtable on a national initiative, Bystanders: Our Nation’s Immediate Responders. This medical preparedness initiative is a direct response to Presidential Policy Directive 8 (National Preparedness). The meeting was held at […]

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HS News Beat: Cardiac-Arrest Awareness Law Will Protect Student Athletes


Apr 17, 2015

Washington state’s student athletes gained a measure of safety today as Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Act (PDF of legislation). About one in 250 young athletes has a heart disorder that heightens the risk of sudden cardiac arrest. The new law aims to inform sports-playing students, their parents and coaches […]

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