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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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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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