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Dr. Jon Hyman Episode 82 : Meet The Orthropedic Surgeon Who Is Also A CrossFitter

About Dr. Jon Hyman (@drjonhyman)

Episode 82 of the Doc & Jock Podcast features Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Jon Hyman. In addition to operating his own private Sports Med practice, Doc Hyman serves as the team Orthopedist for the Atlanta Hawks and Falcons.

This  real Doc is also famous for being a very outspoken PRO CrossFit MD. Taking on the opinions of many of his colleagues. In 2014 he even invited 40 CrossFit coaches to do a human cadaver lab so they could have an understanding of the inner workings of the human body.


Episode at a Glance

Doctor Jon Hyman is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon who is an avid CrossFitter and advocate for the fitness philosophy. In Episode 82 of the Doc & Jock podcast he joins the conversation to talk about a range of topics including anatomical anomalies in athletes, keeping joints healthy for the long haul and how to pick the RIGHT surgeon if that situation ever presents itself. If you’re CrossFit this episode is a must listen for you!

Quick Show Guide




How did Doc Hyman get involved with CrossFit?


What are anatomical abnormalities and how can you identify one.


What are some common anatomical abnormalities that cause CrossFitters to get injured?


If you have a anatomical “uniqueness” can you work around it or are you stuck with being injured forever?


Are there any common anatomical “snowflake” situations that would mean that someone should never do CrossFit or any other high intensity fitness program again?


How can a CrossFitter keep their body happy and moving for a long time?


What does Doc Hyman think about fat doctors? Should doctors be fit? Was Doc Danny right for calling out fat PT’s?


Doc Danny presents Doc hyman with a case scenario about a very common injury in CrossFitters (anterior hip pain) and Doc Hyman tells us how to solve it.


If the day comes where you ever need to have surgery find out some questions you should be asking your potential surgeon to make sure they are the right fit for you and your sport.


In 2014 Doc Hyman had a open cadaver lab for CrossFit coaches. Why would he do something like this?


What does Doc Hyman think about pain management drugs?


Closing Notes


Post Comments about this episode, potential topics, suggestions for interviews and questions to the Doc and Jock Website, facebook page, and twitter account.  Also be sure to reach out to Dr. Danny and Coach Joe at their personal social media accounts listed below in the show sponsor section.  

Webpage http://docandjock.com/

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Doc-and-Jock/413659638795840?fref=ts

Twitter @docandjock

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Also, please check out these links to the articles and content creators mentioned during our conversation.



Twitter: http://twitter.com/drjonhyman

YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/drjonhyman

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sports-of-Fitness-Medicine/459440020828769?ref=hl


More on the Show Sponsors

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Doc and Jock would like to thank official Show Sponsor Mobility WOD for their support.  Please gang head over to www.mobilitywod.com for all you mobility needs where you will find the latest MWOD products, episodes, upcoming seminars, daily MWODS, help finding a provider and the subscription services Mobility WOD Pro.  Mobility WOD PRO is a perfect resource for any coach looking to up their positional knowledge base and infect their community with true suppleness!      

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Athletes’ Potential – Where Movement is Medicine!   http://www.athletespotential.com/

Dr. Danny offers an assortment of services.  If you are in the Atlanta area be sure to look him up.  If you are not in Atlanta please be sure to shoot him an email or follow him on the social sites listed below.   

facebook page https://www.facebook.com/athletespotential?fref=ts

Youtube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzbIpnafDLDvqCztuFkdsdQ

Twitter @AthPotential

Instagram  @dannyMattaPT


Joe’s Barbell – where lifting at JOE’S is just a click away. http://joesbarbell.com/

Coach Joe offers a variety of live and online training options including a private facebook group titled #HeelsOff where you can get his honest and FREE opinion on your movement and unfiltered take on Weightlifing. Join the conversation at any of the links below.

Webpage Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/905586666194729/

#HeelsOff facebook forum https://www.facebook.com/joesbarbell?fref=ts  

YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/BarbellsandBabies

Twitter @JoeShu2326

Instagram @JoesBarbell

Thanks for listening and remember, If you have a BODY you’re an ATHLETE



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