Athletic Health Care Update

2020 has been a year off to an inauspicious start.  The ending of athletic seasons for NCAA collegiate competitive athletes is one of great challenge and disappointment.  We had so many athletes that had completed the entirety of their regular seasons and were sitting...

During this time of social distancing with many of us even in a shelter in place order - check out this great video from our Sports Nutrition Department by Sports Dietitian Erin Hinderaker.  She gives us some great ideas for how to go shopping that will allow you to st...

Iowa State Sports Medicine staff member, Keaton Davis explains IT Band Syndrome and give solutions on what can be a chronic and pesky injury.

Iowa State athletic trainer, Meaghan Hussey explains the basics of bacterial (Staphylococcus aureus) skin infections in this edition of the Iowa State Sports Medicine Update



Nate Postma describes the daily use and benefit of our Sonosite diagnostic ultrasound.  This is a fantastic tool that allows us to make timely & accurate diagnosis in conjuction with our team physician and orthopedic consultants.




Check out this cool new tool that we picked up at the 2015 NATA AT Expo.  The Pronator has a multitude of uses and gives us great flexibility when designing creative and individualized rehabilitation programs.  We used it on the first day back in the office following t...

May 22, 2015

In this week's Sports Medicine Information Update; Alex Vick will show you some information on the Squid.  The Squid is a portable cold compression unit that can be used on acute injuries or chronic pain. 



January 28, 2015


Iowa State Sports Medicine uses a wide range of TP Therapy products, including the Grid 2.0.  Often times student-athletes will ask when is it appropriate to use the 2.0 versus the original Grid or even the mini! Check out this video for info on The Grid 2.0 from TP T...

August 23, 2014

Flu season is quickly approaching.  And for that reason, we will be holding a second flu shot clinic; this time at Lied Rec.  On Tuesday, October 8th the Thielen Student Health Center staff will be offering flu vaccine for all Iowa State University student-athletes, st...

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