By Travis Dotson This is about a firefighter physical training fatality. Let me tell you why this scares the crap out of me. This PT description sounds very familiar. We get up and go for a group run fairly regularly. You might point out that this instance is different because it's a structural department. That … Continue reading “Just Let Me Finish”
Background: In the profession of wildland firefighting, there has been a rise in the occurrence and awareness of exertional rhabdomyolysis (rhabdo), a serious medical condition. Rhabdomyolysis is the breakdown of muscle fibers in the human body. In wildland firefighters, we typically see cases of rhabdo during initial crew training periods. Below are some key points … Continue reading R U Rhabdo Ready?