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ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Balance, rhythm, spatial reaction and awareness: All are elements in coordination, and all are necessary for an athlete. A young athlete especially has to hone these skills early in order to maintain them later in their athletic life.

Here to explain further is Dr. Richard Lehman, director of the US Center for Sports Medicine in Kirkwood.

Dr. Lehman suggests starting young, not necessarily with breaking pitches or spiking the volleyball, but with the basics.

For more information, visit USCenterforSportsMedicine.com.


ST. LOUIS, MO — Dr. Richard Lehman joins us with five simple stretches you can do to relieve your headache.


Fox 2 Now – Dr. Lehman – Watching hockey affects those with cardiovascular disease

December 21, 2017

ST. LOUIS, Mo. _ Watching hockey could affect fans with cardiovascular disease; in some cases, it can even double the heart rate according to a study by the Montreal Heart Institute. The Medical Director of the US Center For Sports Medicine, Dr. Rick Lehman, joined us to discuss it.

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Fox 2 Now – Dr. Lehman – Treating common sports injuries

December 19, 2017

ST. LOUIS, Mo. _Dr. Richard C. Lehman M.D. joined us on FOX 2 News in the Morning to discuss common sports injuries. He lets us know when to see a doctor, when to treat yourself, whether to use ice or heat and more. There are no set rules on whether or not you should see […]

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Fox 2 Now – Dr. Lehman – Sugar addiction – Why carbs, not fats, are the problem

November 6, 2017

ST. LOUIS – Some doctors say sugar may be the number one killer in America right now. That may sound like a stretch, but you can see why they make that claim. Diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and obesity can all be partially attributed to too much sugar. Mike Morton had been an athlete most of […]

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Fox 2 Now – Dr. Lehman – Surgeon discusses high heels and foot-related problems

October 18, 2017

ST. LOUIS, Mo. _Do you have a dress code at work? Perhaps you have to wear a uniform, or business attire. For many women in the workplace, it’s a requirement that high heels are a part of that business attire. There was actually a study done about this in the United Kingdom. Now scientists behind […]

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Fox 2 Now – Dr. Lehman – Common knee injuries and treatments

October 5, 2017

ST. LOUIS, Mo. _Normally, you don’t need to see a doctor to treat knee pain most of these knee issues are caused by the same common problems and can often be treated at home. According Dr. Richard Lehman with the U.S. Center for Sports Medicine, the knee is a complicated joint. It moves like a […]

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Fox 2 Now – Dr. Lehman – How to prevent planter fasciitis

September 11, 2017

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 – Dr. Lehman – Dawn Harper-Nelson | US Center for Sports Medicine | Dr. Lehman

August 24, 2017

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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