Fatigue is Where Injury Occurs
You may have noticed that Power Athlete has been on a bit of an ACL kick recently. If there were a joint injury pandemic, this would be it. With nearly 120,000 ACL injuries per year in the states alone and an up to 32% re-injury rate, it’s a real bitch. Dr Adam Anz, an orthopaedic surgeon of the infamous Andrews Institute, joins us to provide another perspective on injury, including the use of stem cell therapy and blood flow restriction. What can capillary refill rates tell us about recovery? What can we do to prevent our kids from suffering catastrophic injury? AND if it does occur, what possible benefits can result? Movie reviews and occasionally talking to people smarter than us…that’s what Power Athlete does.
Empower Your Performance
If you have questions for Dr Anz, he’s actually offered what sounds like his personal email address: Anz.firstname.lastname@example.org so please no superstitious email chains or Nigerian prince propositions. A more formal “patient form” is also available on andrewsinstitute.com/physicians.
And you can check out the ACL Injury Prevention course by heading to academy.powerathletehq.com.
A strength and conditioning coach since 2009, Cali has worked with numerous athletes spanning from rugby players to cross country skiers. Almost immediately after finding CrossFit in 2010, she was introduced to a program that better suited her athletic goals. With her existing background in powerlifting and football, she became a natural devotee to CFFB/PowerAthlete and testament to it's effectiveness. In 2012, she left D.C. and headed for the state named after her to be a part of the CrossFit Football Seminar Staff and a Jedi of Power Athlete HQ. Cali currently resides in Seattle where she works full time in law enforcement.
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