The Sports Doctor, 13/03/2019
Dr. Joe George, Podiatric Surgeon with Illinois Orthopedic Institute & Chief of Podiatric Surgery Residency at Amita St. Joseph Medical Center joins me along with VJ Stanley, Author, Speaker & Founder of Balanced Excellence, a Youth & High School sports injury prevention company. Then, it's 'The Sports Doctor's In' with your questions and emails!
Dr. Joe George has 11 years of Podiatric surgical experience with a focus on complex foot and ankle reconstruction. He completed his podiatric surgical residency at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center then completed Foot and Ankle Reconstruction Fellowship in Germany under the direction of orthopedic traumatology and foot and ankle specialists including Dr. Kai Olms and Prof. Johannes Hamel. He is an expert in operative as well as non-operative care of foot and ankle issues. His operative expertise encompass all the newest as well as traditional techniques, from ankle arthroscopy, fracture repair, total ankle replacement, nerve releases, and too many others to be listed here. Dr. George has treated many of our local sports team members for on field injuries, helping them return to their high level of performance. He serves as the Chief of Podiatric Surgery and Site Director for the Podiatric Surgical Residency Rotation at Amita St. Joseph’s Medical Center.
V.J. Stanley is an ex Division 1 recruited athlete and a 21 year head coach in college hockey. He has also coached youth, Middle School, and High School, USA Hockey, NSCA Regional, and to NYSHS football coach’s’ annual conference.
V.J. has been on WFAN in NYC and Toronto, The Wease Show 95.1 and WXXI in Rochester New York, and Connect FM in Dubois Pa. His most recent appearance was on 570AM The Mission in NYC.
He has published three books. His research and presentations on the connection between the mind and body for both physical and mental health are being recognized and used by experts on a national level as an integral part of long term athletic development and life skills. The balance between the two is integral for long-term performance and Holistic Long Term Athletic Development.
His latest presentation, “Creating the Championship Mindset”, has been endorsed nationally by Lou Vairo, the 1984 US Olympic Men’s Hockey Coach and USA Hockey Hall of Famer.
VJ and his company, Balanced Excellence, the parent company to Frozen Shorts, promote balance versus specialization. Their motto, peace of mind is victory, applies to athletics, academics, and life.
The Sports Doctor is in! Dr. Robert A Weil, Sports Podiatrist, specializes in orthotics that improve alignment, stability, balance & performance. He has practiced podiatry & sports medicine for over 30 years in the Aurora- Naperville area and was recently inducted into the prestigious 2019 National Fitness Hall Of Fame. Dr. Bob has treated many of the world’s premier athletes from all types of sports. He is the host of “The Sports Doctor™” Radio Show. The show is now featured on BBS Radio Network, UK Health Radio Network & Sports 4 Fanz Radio. Dr. Bob was formerly on HealthyLife Radio and was also on WDCB public radio in Chicago for over 20 years. He has written articles for many newspapers & magazines and is a frequent guest on other networks. And his new book, co-written with Sharkie Zartman, titled '#Hey Sports Parents! An Essential Guide for Any Parent with a Child in Sports' - is now available on Amazon!
Join the Sports Doctor and his great guests for important topical information for injury free exercise, wellness and sports performance for both adults and kids. Frequent topics include, the role of the foot in sports, all aspects of sports medicine including, proper sports shoes, youth safety, health, wellness, and sports performance for both adults and children.