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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NFLPS’ Robert Brophy, MD Selected For Prestigious Traveling Fellowship Award


Mar 23, 2015

The NFL Physicians Society (NFLPS) today applauded the selection of member Robert Brophy, MD, orthopedic surgeon for the St Louis Rams, who was selected for an American-British-Canadian (ABC) Traveling Fellowship by the American Orthopaedic Association (AOA). For five weeks, from April 19 to May 22, 2015, he will tour orthopaedic centers from around the world, including […]

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NFL Physicians Society Honors Members At Scientific Meeting And Symposium


Feb 19, 2015

Fain-Cain Award for Outstanding NFL Athletic Trainer awarded to Steelers’ Norwig Arthur C. Rettig, M.D., Award for Academic Excellence Awarded to Ram’s Brophy Jerry “Hawk” Rhea award given to Jets’ Hershman  Indianapolis, Ind. – February 24, 2015 – The NFL Physicians Society (NFLPS) held its annual Scientific Meeting and Symposium during the NFL Scouting Combine […]

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Associated Press: NFL Combine Day 1: ‘The Doctor Will See You Now.’


Feb 18, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Prospective NFL draftees don’t flinch at benching 225 pounds until exhaustion or trying to beat their personal best at the 40-yard dash. They do dread one sentence: “The doctor will see you now.” The NFL combine began Wednesday with orthopedic and medical exams for 320 draft prospects, all of whom gave blood […]

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Orthopedics This Week: Technology Pushing NFL Into The Future


Feb 16, 2015

What are the latest technological advances helping team doctors do their jobs? Find out from Matthew Matava, M.D., president of the NFL Physicians Society. He tells OTW, “Improved communication and a more rapid response pretty much sums up our most recent progress in the technological realm. The sidelines are so crowded—53 players, 10 coaches, trainers, […]

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