News4JAX: Different approach this offseason for Jaguars team doctor Kaplan


Apr 13, 2020

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – This has been anything but a normal offseason in the NFL. With travel restricted and team facilities closed around the league, NFL teams are being forced to adapt. With the draft just a few weeks away Jaguars team doctor Kevin Kaplan is normally busy right now, but he says this offseason is just […]

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New York Giants’ Head Team Physician Dr. Rodeo Awarded Prestigious Athletic Trainers Society of New Jersey 2020 Team Physician Award


Mar 24, 2020

(Trenton, NJ) – The NFL Physicians Society (NFLPS) congratulates Scott Rodeo, MD, head team physician for the NFL’s New York Giants, on receiving the Athletic Trainers Society of New Jersey’s (ATSNJ) Dr. Timothy Hosea Team Physician Award. The award is given annually to one physician for excellence in care, research, volunteer/charitable efforts and dedication to […]

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Lions’ Team Orthopedic Physician and Medical Director Asheesh Bedi, M.D. Receives NFLPS’ Top Research Award


Mar 03, 2020

(Indianapolis, IN — March 4, 2019) – The NFL Physicians Society (NFLPS) awarded the Arthur C. Rettig Award for Academic Excellence to Asheesh Bedi, M.D., Team Orthopedic Physician and Medical Director for the Detroit Lions. His research was presented at the NFLPS scientific meeting during the 2020 NFL Scouting Combine in a presentation, “Blood Flow Restriction Training Does Not […]

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Redskins’ Dr. Anthony Casolaro Named NFLPS President


Feb 28, 2020

(Indianapolis, IN — February 28, 2020) – Today, M. Anthony Casolaro, M.D., co-Head Team Physician for the Washington Redskins, was unanimously 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 the opportunity to lead this prestigious organization dedicated to […]

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Panthers’ Robert A. Heyer, M.D. Named Outstanding NFL Team Physician of the Year


Feb 27, 2020

Panthers’ Robert A. Heyer, M.D. Named Outstanding NFL Team Physician of the Year NFL Physicians Society Applauds Heyer for Receiving the Jerry “Hawk” Rhea Award (Indianapolis, IN — February 26, 2020) – The NFL Physicians Society (NFLPS) applauds Dr. Robert A. Heyer, M.D. for being presented with the prestigious Jerry “Hawk” Rhea Award. Heyer was recognized as outstanding NFL team […]

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Bengals’ Paul Sparling Named Outstanding NFL Athletic Trainer of the Year


Feb 27, 2020

NFL Physicians Society Honors Paul Sparling with Esteemed Fain-Cain Award (Indianapolis, IN —  February 26, 2020) – The NFL Physicians Society (NFLPS) hosted an awards ceremony at its annual General Medical & Scientific Meeting during the NFL Scouting Combine where it honored Paul Sparling of the Cincinnati Bengals with the Fain-Cain Memorial Award for Outstanding NFL Athletic Trainer of the Year. “Paul is a […]

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NFL.com: NFL releases video on heat stroke prevention, treatment


Aug 02, 2019

It’s hot outside and the NFL is taking notice. With every team in the midst of training camp and temperatures rising throughout the country, the league is taking extra precautions to protect players from heat-related illnesses. The NFL distributed a video, produced by the University of Connecticut’s Korey Stringer Institute, providing instruction to all clubs […]

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The Athletic: Panthers team physician Pat Connor has performed crucial surgeries. But one repair in his career stands out.


Jul 22, 2019

A quarterback’s livelihood depends on his arm, and not many people know that better than Carolina Panthers head physician Pat Connor. Connor, who has roved the sidelines at every training camp practice, preseason and regular season Panthers game for over two decades, has performed three career-defining surgeries on two franchise quarterbacks: Jake Delhomme and Cam […]

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