Dr. Schulz's Blog

Female-Specific Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Specialist

Dr. Michele M. Schulz is the region's most experienced female-specific orthopedic and sports medicine specialist. As treatment and management of orthopedic and sports-related injuries and conditions can differ greatly based on gender, Dr. Schulz's specialized knowledge and experience allow her to bring a targeted approach to the orthopedic care of women.

The human body has a tremendous capacity to adapt to physical stress. However, jumping into too much too soon can also cause the breakdown of muscle tissue, leading to overuse injuries. 

Osteoporosis seems to have it out for women. 

Hydration is important not only before a race, but during and after as well.

Whether you’re running in the Two Cities Marathon or you’re simply competing against yourself for a new personal best, proper hydration and nutrition planning is key to optimal performa

You may have heard about high-profile athletes loading up on carbohydrates before competition, but do you know all the “complex” details?

Ladies, did you know that by the time we hit 30, our bones have usually stopped growing? After that, we start to experience gradual bone loss throughout our lives! 

It’s a common expression that we’ve all likely heard countless times, but when it comes to female athletes and their higher risk of sustaining sports injuries, it couldn’t be true

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