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ST. LOUIS — Time wounds all heels when it comes to planter fasciitis. Why does planter fasciitis hurt so much? What causes it and more importantly, how do you prevent it? Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Rick Lehman is here to answer those questions.

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Channel 5 News story on Dawn Harper-Nelson St Louis. Dr. Lehman talks about his wonder full patient and all that she has been through.

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Hall of Fame Sports Medicine Doctor: Dr. Richard Lehman by Your Personal CFO

August 24, 2017

Hall of Fame Sports Medicine, Dr. Richard Lehman has worked as the team doctor for US Track and Field team, Tennis Davis Cup, The NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning and much more. In addition, Dr. Lehman has been the personal Doctor for some of the greatest athletes in history. This is a great interview and story […]

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Fox 2 Now – Dr. Lehman – How to avoid injuries during sport training

August 23, 2017

ST. LOUIS — Students will likely be doing lots of conditioning during the start of the high school sports season. This can lead to fatigue and eventually injuries. Dr. Richard Lehman from the U.S. Center For Sports Medicine says that one way to reduce injury is though icing. While an ice bath may be uncomfortable, […]

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Fox 2 Now – Dr. Lehman – ‘Smartphone thumb’ is a widespread condition that doctors used to only see in factory workers

June 1, 2017

ST. LOUIS — “Smartphone Thumb” is plaguing more people. Dr. Richard Lehman says that the condition that doctors used to only see in factory workers is becoming more widespread. The pain that comes from the repetitive movements of texting. It’s actually tendinitis, when the tendon that bends and flexes the thumb becomes inflamed. More and […]

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CHANNEL 5 – Dr. Lehman – Young arms at risk: The danget of pitching a baseball

May 18, 2017
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Fox 2 Now – Dr. Lehman – Study: Teen girls are much more likely to tear an ACL

April 14, 2017

ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Teenage female athletes are 2-10 times more likely to tear an ACL than teenage males. There are ways to avoid this painful knee injury according to orthopedic surgeon Dr. Rick Lehman.

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Fox 2 Now – Dr. Lehman – Understanding the medical implications of Reyes’ elbow issue

March 3, 2017

Vew video HERE ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Alex Reyes’ possible elbow injury brings a bevy of potential outcomes. Local sports rehabilitation expert Dr. Richard Lehman of the U.S. Center for Sports Medicine said Reyes could be looking at a season-ending surgery. “Usually what happens is they get soreness, but they lose velocity; they’re throwing 93, […]

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Fox 2 Now – Dr. Lehman – Stem cell ‘band aid’ treatment can repair meniscus injuries

February 7, 2017

ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- A new band aid treats more than just a scraped knee. Dr. Rick Lehman, orthopedic surgeon, discusses a new stem cell treatment that repairs the meniscus in the knee. The procedure involves harvesting stem cells taken from a patient`s bone marrow that are grown for two weeks and then surgically implanted. […]

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Fox 2 Now – Dr. Lehman – How to avoid common injuries associated with winter weather

February 7, 2017

T. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – This is the time of the year when orthopedic doctors see lots of patients for tears, sprains, strains and broken bones. Many of these injuries are preventable. Dr. Rick Lehman from the US Center for Sports Medicine in Kirkwood has tips for avoiding these injuries. By exercising, working and playing, […]

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