Author Archives: Beth Sullivan

About Beth Sullivan

I am a lifelong Buffalo Bills fan who grew up in Hamburg, NY but now lives outside Athens, GA. I have been married to a Patriots, Red Sox and Packers fan for over 30 years and we are the proud parents of 5 kids and 8 grandkids. I am a board certified osteopathic physician with over 20 years experience. I am also a polymer clay artist and create one of a kind polymer pieces for jewelry, and home decor. You can see some of my recent work on Instagram @georgiapeachpolymer. If you have an idea for a topic you would like to see covered, shoot me a message on Twitter @GAPeachPolymer

Heart Attacks – Not Just in Old People

Beth Sullivan | May 1st, 2019

The breaking news today that soccer star Iker Casillas had been rushed to a hospital after suffering a heart attack shocked many who follow international soccer.

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The Hurt Locker: NFL Draft Injury Update Part One

Beth Sullivan | April 15th, 2019

The draft is fast approaching and some of the names that are sure to be heard called have some question marks because of injury.  The NFL had several players that needed to be reevaluated due to injury following the combine.  I hope to provide some clarity on their injuries and recovery by the end of this writeup. In part 1 I will look at 3 players in various points in the recovery process from a torn ACL.  In part 2 I will look at 3 players dealing with other types of injuries. Continue reading

Understanding Knee Anatomy – A Guide for the Sports Fan

Beth Sullivan | March 28th, 2019

Knee injuries are a tough injury for athletes and an even tougher injury for the fan to understand. In light of the recent devastating injury to Steven Souza Jr. I thought an explanation of the knee anatomy, might help fans understand the injury he has sustained and the long road to recovery he is facing. In addition, I hope this will be a good place for fans of other sports, besides baseball, to refer to for a better understanding of the injury when another player they follow gets injured.  Continue reading

Deep Vein Thrombosis in Athletes

Beth Sullivan | March 13th, 2019

Deep Vein Thrombosis or DVT is generally considered to be a condition of the out of shape or elderly individuals. It is for this reason, that when a young in shape athlete is diagnosed with one people want to know why.

Recently LA Laker forward Brandon Ingram was diagnosed with a DVT in his right arm after missing games because of shoulder pain. Since athletes aren’t in the front of the line for a DVT diagnosis, the question becomes why him?

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Buffalo Bills – What a Difference a Year Makes

Beth Sullivan | February 17th, 2019

2018 for the Buffalo Bills had some highs interspersed with the lows fans have come to accept. However, the year ended with more hope for the future than has existed for the Bills in almost 20 years.  

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