How can athletes take care of their knees and joints and prevent future problems? Does running cause arthritis? What can a person do about chronic knee pain and osteoarthritis--is a knee replacement the only option? Dr. Danielle Mitchell from the Chattanooga Sports Institute and Center for Health joins us to discuss these topics and more.
Heather Crowe’s migraines began when she was in junior high. The pain was blinding, and when they happened, she couldn't do anything except stay in bed. She suffered for years, until she became a nurse and started working for Dr. Jimmy Waldrop at the Erlanger-housed Plastic Surgery Group.
The Nudge app is a free download in iTunes and the Google Play store.
Plenty of apps already exist to collect a health-conscious person’s data. RunKeeper, FitBit and MapMyFitness can all track how often a person takes a walk, how far he or she runs, how often he or she sleeps, and more. Some apps can also connect with wearables, such a smart watch that measures someone’s heart rate.
The Chattanooga Waterfront Triathlon is coming up June 29th, and the Chattanooga Ironman competition is coming up September 28th. In our monthly Ask A Doc segment, Dr. Danielle Mitchell from the Chattanooga Sports Institute and Center for Health joins us with advice about training for these kind of grueling competitions.
According to the Pediatric Healthcare Improvement Coalition for the Tennessee Valley, our region's children are among the unhealthiest in Tennessee and the nation. One reason for that is our high rate of infant mortality. In this feature news segment, Michael Edward Miller reports that infant mortality has improved over the last few years, but there are still challenges, particularly for African-Americans. This is true both in Hamilton County and around the nat
Many of us eat according to a predictable pattern: something small and quick for breakfast (because we're in a hurry), something moderate for lunch, and a large dinner. But Dr. Danielle Mitchell recommends turning that pattern backwards, and eating the most calories at breakfast.
Dr. Danielle Mitchell, a Chattanooga physician and iron man competitor, recently founded the Chattanooga Sports Institute and Center for Health. In this interview, she shares how Weight Watchers and exercise transformed her from morbidly obese into a marathon runner.