Dr. Stephen Swirsky, Orthopedic Surgeon at Nicklaus Children's Hospital (formerly Miami Children's Hospital), was on WPLG's Monday Morning House call answering questions from viewers during a live web chat regarding sports-related injuries. He spoke about football, cheerleading, soccer, baseball, and wrestling injuries among others. Dr. Swirsky says he sees a lot of shoulder dislocations, fractures, and knee and ankle injuries. The doctor recommends core conditioning and stretching prior to sporting events in order to prevent injuries.
Published on: 5/3/2011