1. AJ Lee: Diagnosing the Wrestler Part 1

    ´╗┐Diagnosing the Wrestler is a new series of mine. What I plan on doing is going into the minds of the characters we see in pro wrestling. I will use my medical experience and education to try to explain to all of you just what makes them tick...

    Louie Babcock Written by Louie Babcock about 2 years ago 2,356 reads 24 comments

  2. Brain Physiology and the Chris Benoit Tragedy

    Before I dive right into Benoit, it is important to have an understanding of what a concussion is and how it affects people. Concussions are the most common form of brain injury, yet they are still widely misunderstood...

    Louie Babcock Written by Louie Babcock about 2 years ago 10,276 reads 140 comments

  3. Brock Lesnar: If Submission Moves Were Real Part 8: Kimura Arm Lock

    Welcome back to the If Submission Moves Were Real series. First off, I want to apologize for the fact that it has been a couple of weeks in between installments...

    Louie Babcock Written by Louie Babcock about 2 years ago 24,491 reads 59 comments

  4. New York Yankees News: Mariano Rivera Tears ACL, Understanding the Injury

    Yesterday, New York Yankees fans collectively felt their hearts skip a beat. Mariano Rivera was injured, and it was a very serious injury...

    Louie Babcock Written by Louie Babcock about 2 years ago 757 reads 0 comments

  5. Brock Lesnar: Understanding Diverticulitis, the Illness That Changed His Life

    Brock Lesnar has returned to the WWE, and his return is one of the most talked about returns in years. His return, however, was based on the fact that he retired from UFC, and his battle with diverticulitis was the likely cause of his retirement...

    Louie Babcock Written by Louie Babcock about 2 years ago 63,398 reads 118 comments

  6. WWE Breaking News: Beth Phoenix Injured, Loses Diva's Championship

    During the longest Diva's match in recent memory, Beth Phoenix suffered an injury, and lost the Diva's Championship. In the match with Nikki Bella, Beth attempted to go outside to the floor to attack Nikki...

    Louie Babcock Written by Louie Babcock about 2 years ago 13,082 reads 61 comments

  7. If Submission Moves Were Real Part 7: Hell's Gate/Gogoplata

    Welcome to Part 7 of my submission move series. In this installment, we will be looking at the Hell's Gate/Gogoplata. This move has been made famous by Undertaker and Daniel Bryan...

    Louie Babcock Written by Louie Babcock about 2 years ago 12,156 reads 31 comments

  8. If Submission Moves Were Real Part 6: The Ankle Lock

    Welcome to part six of the submission move series. This week, the Ankle Lock will be the topic. In the previous weeks, the moves that have been discussed have had multiple areas on the body that would be affected...

    Louie Babcock Written by Louie Babcock about over 2 years ago 6,064 reads 53 comments

  9. WWE: Does the Roster Need Lessons in How to Fly to the Floor and Catch Dives?

    There is nothing like a high-flying move to help get the crowd on their feet. These moves are exciting to watch, that's for sure. February was a bad month for the WWE when it came to some of these high-risk spots...

    Louie Babcock Written by Louie Babcock about over 2 years ago 3,088 reads 36 comments

  10. WrestleMania 28 Results: Big Show's Rank Among the Other Grand-Slam Champions

    This past Sunday, at WrestleMania 28, Big Show became a member of a very exclusive club. Big Show became the 12th member of the grand-slam champion club...

    Louie Babcock Written by Louie Babcock about over 2 years ago 109,843 reads 146 comments

  11. WWE WrestleMania 28 Results: The Undertaker and the 15 Most Memorable Moments

    The day we have waited a year for has come and gone. WrestleMania XXVIII was filled with action-packed moments that will be remembered for years to come...

    Louie Babcock Written by Louie Babcock about over 2 years ago 13,369 reads 58 comments

  12. If Submission Moves Were Real, Part 5: The Camel Clutch

    Welcome to part five of If Submission Moves Were Real. Today, the submission hold is going to be the Camel Clutch. The Camel Clutch is a submission move made famous by the Iron Sheik...

    Louie Babcock Written by Louie Babcock about over 2 years ago 5,822 reads 54 comments

  13. WrestleMania 28: 25 Greatest Moments in WrestleMania History

    WrestleMania XXVIII is a mere few days away. Anticipation has been building for over a year, and some people are already proclaiming that this year, WrestleMania XXVIII, will go down as the greatest of all time...

    Louie Babcock Written by Louie Babcock about over 2 years ago 4,677 reads 44 comments

  14. Hall of Fame 2012 Breaking News: Ric Flair Confirmed to Be in Attendance

    WWE.com just announced on their website that "The Nature Boy," Ric Flair, will be present for the Hall of Fame ceremony on Saturday night...

    Louie Babcock Written by Louie Babcock about over 2 years ago 3,302 reads 60 comments

  15. WrestleMania XXVIII: Hall of Fame Inductors Announced

    WWE.com has just released the list of names of the wrestlers who will induct each member of this year's Hall of Fame Class. This year, the WWE is inducting six superstars...

    Louie Babcock Written by Louie Babcock about over 2 years ago 4,249 reads 39 comments

  16. WrestleMania XXVIII: Maria Menounos Breaks Rib, WrestleMania Match in Jeopardy

    Fox News is reporting that Maria Menounos has suffered a broken rib during a rehearsal for Dancing With the Stars . The injury occurred a few weeks ago, but Menounos has been trying to work through the pain...

    Louie Babcock Written by Louie Babcock about over 2 years ago 7,652 reads 184 comments

  17. If Submission Moves Were Real, Part 4: Breaking Down the Bear-Hug

    Welcome to part four of the if submission moves were real series. Remember the focus of this series is to see what would happen to the body if the moves we see in pro wrestling were applied with full force...

    Louie Babcock Written by Louie Babcock about over 2 years ago 5,716 reads 31 comments

  18. WWE Breaking News: John Cena Involved in Car Accident

    WWE.com and Phily.com is reporting that John Cena has been involved in a car accident in Philadelphia. Cena was rear-ended by a tractor trailer. No injuries were reported, and Cena will be evaluated by WWE training staff later today...

    Louie Babcock Written by Louie Babcock about over 2 years ago 2,432 reads 34 comments

  19. If Submission Moves Were Real Part 3: Breaking Down the Cross-Face

    Welcome to part three of the series, "If Submission Moves Were Real." Remember, the focus of this series is to see how the body is affected if these moves were applied with full force...

    Louie Babcock Written by Louie Babcock about over 2 years ago 7,398 reads 59 comments

  20. Pro Wrestling: 15 of the Worst Injuries to Happen in the Ring

    In the sport of pro wrestling, injuries are always going to happen. Sometimes we see wrestlers taken out on a stretcher or helped to the back as part of a storyline...

    Louie Babcock Written by Louie Babcock about over 2 years ago 59,328 reads 147 comments

  21. NBA News: Ricky Rubio Out, Understanding an ACL Tear

    The Associated Press (h/t ESPN.com) is reporting that Ricky Rubio will miss the rest of the NBA season after suffering an ACL tear Friday night. The ACL is one of four ligaments in the knee and is vital in creating knee stability...

    Louie Babcock Written by Louie Babcock about over 2 years ago 1,761 reads 14 comments

  22. If Submission Moves Were Real Part 2: Breaking Down the Figure Four Leg-Lock

    The figure four leg-lock is a submission move used in pro wrestling, made famous by Ric Flair . We are led to believe that once this move is applied, the wrestler who is trapped in it is experiencing an incredible amount of pain...

    Louie Babcock Written by Louie Babcock about over 2 years ago 18,708 reads 123 comments

  23. NY Yankees News: Robertson Diagnosed with Bone Bruise, Understanding the Injury

    Jack Curry reported on twitter today that David Robertson had been diagnosed with a bone bruise. Robertson had fallen at his home, which caused the injury to his foot. Initially, the Yankees were concerned about what the MRI had shown...

    Louie Babcock Written by Louie Babcock about over 2 years ago 924 reads 8 comments

  24. WWE News: Understanding Ted DiBiase's Injury at SmackDown Live Event

    WWE.com is reporting that Ted DiBiase injured himself in a match Tuesday night against Jinder Mahal. DiBiase was diagnosed with a fracture to the calcaneus bone and a grade-two tear to the deltoid ligament...

    Louie Babcock Written by Louie Babcock about over 2 years ago 3,111 reads 21 comments

  25. Peyton Manning: Understanding Single Level Anterior Fusion of the Neck

    Peyton Manning , regarded as one of the best NFL quarterbacks of all time, missed the entire football season last year...

    Louie Babcock Written by Louie Babcock about over 2 years ago 17,020 reads 5 comments