Category: Injury & Recovery

Traumatic Brain Injury and the Future of Ronda Rousey

  Written by Dr. Beau B Hightower DAAPM, MS, DC, CSCS, CES, FMS-C, MMACS  “Talk to her! Talk to her! And be honest!” Those were the haunting words of renowned UFC referee Herb Dean as he attempted to convince someone from the corner of Ronda Rousey to tell …

IT Band Pain, More Than Just a Running Injury

Written by Dr. Beau B Hightower MS, DC, CSCS, CES Knee pain and hip pain are painfully common ailments in society as a whole, but have been known to cost MMA fighters opportunities in the ring and sideline a whole myriad of athletes who rely on distance running …

In The Corner With The Ring Doc: The Dreaded Lisfranc Injury

Written by Dr. Beau B Hightower MS, DC, CSCS, CES, FMS-C The dreaded Lisfranc injury has been known to end the seasons of athletes of all ages. A noted victim of late was Jaguars’ running back Maurice Jones-Drew who was lost for the 2012 season after having his …

IN THE CORNER WITH THE RING DOC: The Infamous Boxer’s Break

  Written by Dr. Beau B Hightower MS, DC, CSCS, CES While watching Carlos Condit and Johny Hendricks battle to fight of the night status, Joe Rogan made several comments about Hendricks’s busted left hand. It turns out that his hand may be fine, but a fractured hand …