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Health Matters: Preventing and Treating Heat Related Illness and Other Sports Injuries

Sept. 7, 2023 at 6 p.m. This summer's extreme heat has sent some area young athletes to the hospital with heat related illness. On this episode of Health Matters, Dr. Randall Brewer talks about recognizing the signs of heat exhaustion caused by extreme temps or overexertion along with the prevention and treatment of some other common sports injuries. Guests include Dr. Shane Barton, Chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery at LSU Health Shreveport, Dr. Michael Nammour, Assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at LSU Health Shreveport, Dr. David Berken, Orthopedic Specialist with Highland Center for Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, and Alan Edwards, Athletic Trainer with Christus Health System.