22 episodes

Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center in Birmingham, Alabama, has built a worldwide reputation for excellence in sports medicine and orthopaedic patient care, research, education and prevention.
Our practice works as a team to deliver multidisciplinary sports medicine and orthopaedic care, a concept pioneered by our co-founder, Dr. James R. Andrews.
The Victory Over Injury podcast is hosted by Dr. Michael K. Ryan, MD, a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon. He specializes in sports medicine surgery, hip preservation surgery, as well as knee and hip replacements.
Dr. Ryan interviews numerous well renowned surgeons, including Dr. Andrews himself, professional sports trainers, coaches and colleagues, as they explore the many facets of the orthopedic world- one that is fascinating to say the least. Hear stories about professional athletes in the NFL, golf pros, college athletes, and much more.

Victory Over Injury Podcast Dr. Michael K. Ryan, M.D.

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 47 Ratings

Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center in Birmingham, Alabama, has built a worldwide reputation for excellence in sports medicine and orthopaedic patient care, research, education and prevention.
Our practice works as a team to deliver multidisciplinary sports medicine and orthopaedic care, a concept pioneered by our co-founder, Dr. James R. Andrews.
The Victory Over Injury podcast is hosted by Dr. Michael K. Ryan, MD, a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon. He specializes in sports medicine surgery, hip preservation surgery, as well as knee and hip replacements.
Dr. Ryan interviews numerous well renowned surgeons, including Dr. Andrews himself, professional sports trainers, coaches and colleagues, as they explore the many facets of the orthopedic world- one that is fascinating to say the least. Hear stories about professional athletes in the NFL, golf pros, college athletes, and much more.

    Dr. Bhrett McCabe- Mental Health Awareness Week Feature

    Dr. Bhrett McCabe- Mental Health Awareness Week Feature

    Focusing on national Mental Health Awareness Week, this episode of the "Victory Over Injury" Podcast, presented by Andrews Sports Medicine, Dr. Michael K. Ryan's distinguished guest is Dr. Bhrett McCabe, PhD, clinical and sports psychologist.
    Selected content is featured from the "Victory Over Injury" full Episode 6, with Dr. McCabe, where various mental health issues experienced by athletes and non-athletes alike come into focus. Dr. McCabe's experience and suggestions provide thought provoking, timely dialogue.    
     

    • 30 min
    Dr. Norman Waldrop - Foot & Ankle Surgeon at Andrews Sports Medicine

    Dr. Norman Waldrop - Foot & Ankle Surgeon at Andrews Sports Medicine

    In this episode of the "Victory Over Injury" Podcast, presented by Andrews Sports Medicine, Dr. Michael K. Ryan talks with fellow orthopedic surgeon Dr. Norman Waldrop. A board-certified surgeon in foot and ankle surgery, a recipient of numerous academic awards and grants, Dr. Waldrop has published book chapters and peer-reviewed articles, and is an educator and faculty member at the American Sports Medicine Institute, where he trains surgical and non-surgical fellows.
    Dr. Waldrop is a crucial part of the medical teams for The University of Alabama, Jacksonville State University, Samford University, Troy University, Tuskegee University, the University of West Alabama, Birmingham-Southern College and Homewood High School.
    You'll hear what is was like to surgically repair some of the most famous ankles in recent history, including Kenyan Drake, Tua Tagovailoa, and Jaylen Waddle, to name a few.  His energy and wit makes this episode entertaining and enlightening. 

    • 1 hr 26 min
    Cassidy Lichtman - Pro Volleyball Player & Coach, Stanford Univ. & U.S. National Champion

    Cassidy Lichtman - Pro Volleyball Player & Coach, Stanford Univ. & U.S. National Champion

    In this episode of the "Victory Over Injury" Podcast presented by Andrews Sports Medicine, Dr. Michael K. Ryan takes a special deep dive into the life, career and experience of Cassidy Lichtman. An incredibly accomplished individual, who has and continues to overcome pain, she sheds light on how to persevere against overwhelming odds.
    Cassidy is an extremely accomplished athlete, coach, and entrepreneur whose success could have easily been derailed early in life. Yet, she possesses a unique internal force that has allowed her to quiet and overcome a chronic struggle that continues to affect her daily life. By refusing to succumb to an atypical affiliation, and actively choosing to respond with grit, will, optimism and purpose, our guest was named Prep Volleyball High School Junior of the Year and elected to the San Diego Athletic Hall of Fame in 2005.

    She was a four-year scholarship athlete on the Stanford University women's volleyball team, and was selected All-American First Team in 2009 and 2010, and First-Team Academic All-American in 2010. She competed on the U.S. Women's National Volleyball team from 2011 to 2016, making every roster in 2013 on her way to numerous international medals. 
    Cassidy took on coaching in 2016 as an assistant at Stanford and was part of the National Championship team that year. She founded “Play with Purpose” volleyball clinic, which supports the Ronald McDonald House, and recently launched P/ATH (Progress through Athletics) a platform that seeks to position the next generation of athletes for a better world through empathy and empowerment.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Hunter Kemper - Triathlete - 4-Time Olympian

    Hunter Kemper - Triathlete - 4-Time Olympian

    In this episode of the Victory Over Injury Podcast presented by Andrews Sports Medicine, Dr. Michael Ryan welcomes Hunter Kemper, Professional Triathlete. Step into the shoes of a 4-time Olympian, 7-time U.S. National Elite Champion and World Champion to gain a unique perspective into the life, career and experience of this exceptional athlete.
    Hunter Kemper is the most decorated U.S. triathlete in history. A 4-time member of the USA Olympic triathlon team, he is one of only two men in the world to qualify for every Olympic triathlon (2000, 2002, 2008 and 2012).  
    Dr. Ryan and Hunter get into what drives Kemper's training, his mental and physical endurance and the challenges he faced competing in the Olympics. 
    A "don't miss" episode, just in time for the Olympic Triathlon in Tokyo.

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Chris Fowler - College Football and Tennis Host & Commentator

    Chris Fowler - College Football and Tennis Host & Commentator

    In this episode of the Victory Over Injury Podcast from Andrews Sports Medicine, Dr. Michael Ryan welcomes an expert of the airwaves, a commensurate commentator, and one of the most iconic voices in college football and Grand Slam tennis.
    He served as the host for College GameDay, the network’s Emmy-winning Saturday morning college football preview show, 1990 – 2014. It won the Sports Emmy for Best Weekly Studio Show in 2015, 2014, 2011, 2010 and 2008.  In addition, his tennis workload remains robust, including calling matches for the US Open, Wimbledon and Australian Open as part of ESPN’s start-to-finish coverage of those Majors.
    Over the years, Fowler has also hosted SportsCenter, SportsCentury, horse racing’s Triple Crown races, men’s college basketball including on-site Final Four coverage and the first few editions of the X Games and Winter X Games
    His ability to relate to fans and athletes is effortless, and today we gain some insight to his own struggles with injury, surgery, and rehabilitation. 

    • 1 hr 29 min
    Victory Over Injury Podcast Preview - Chris Fowler - College Football and Tennis Host & Commentator

    Victory Over Injury Podcast Preview - Chris Fowler - College Football and Tennis Host & Commentator

    This is a preview Victory Over Injury podcast episode presented by Andrews Sports Medicine with host Dr. Michael Ryan. This episode's special guest is Chris Fowler, who has progressed at ESPN over a quarter century to be one of the most respected hosts and play-by-play commentators in television, appears on many of ESPN’s marquee properties, primarily in college football and Grand Slam tennis.
    He served as the host for College GameDay, the network’s Emmy-winning Saturday morning college football preview show, 1990 – 2014. It won the Sports Emmy for Best Weekly Studio Show in 2015, 2014, 2011, 2010 and 2008 .  In addition, his tennis workload remains robust, including calling matches for the US Open, Wimbledon and Australian Open as part of ESPN’s start-to-finish coverage of those Majors.
    Over the years, Fowler has also hosted SportsCenter, SportsCentury, horse racing’s Triple Crown races, men’s college basketball including on-site Final Four coverage and the first few editions of the X Games and Winter X Games.
    Listen to the full episode releasing soon...

    • 1 min

Customer Reviews

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47 Ratings

47 Ratings

isaiahplayer926 ,

Great info

Amazing podcast containing insight from some amazing minds in sports medicine.

thetravelingmomma ,

Great advice for raising athletes too!

Love the advice on cross-training paired with nutrition and mobility/flexibility.

Great advice for parents too. Encouraging kids to “be a better athlete... not a better pitcher!”

abbycarlton ,

Incredible!!

A great team with a great podcast! I can’t wait for more episodes!!

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