Medical Monday 1-13-20

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On this week’s Medical Monday, we decided to stick with the sports theme and learn a little more about the world of sports medicine.  To help us better understand sports medicine, Dr. Andrew Parks, a Family Medicine and Sports Medicine Physician with Our Lady of the Lake, joined us to talk about a few common football injuries ahead of the big game.  Dr. Parks explains how sports medicine is different from most other forms of medicine.  He also explains how to go about treating common football injuries and how long a player will be out due to a particular injury.  Finally, he breaks down how to determine when to keep a player off the field.  Hear the full interview here!

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Brian Haldane

Brian started in radio in late 2004 as a part-time board operator, but “made his bones” in the business a year later when Hurricane Katrina struck, catapulting him into a full time position covering both news and production of live broadcasts. Haldane was promoted to Program Director in 2008 and held that post until 2011 when he was recruited to help launch a new station. In 2011, Brian helped launch Talk 107.3 FM. He was the morning show co-host, and helped build the show and the station into a top 10 performer. From there, Brian has moved on to work in Inbound Marketing, where he strives to marry the worlds of traditional advertising w/ the marketing methods of tomorrow. He also hosts a number of podcasts, including The Red Bayou Show, which is featured here.

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