So, I checked out your ears, showed you a video of your ear canal and said you had Surfer’s Ear. What now? First of all, relax. Surfer’s Ear is not dangerous. It is not a disease, it is a condition. In other words: an anatomical special feature. But it might cost you a few surf … More I have Surfer’s Ear, what should I do?
How to get stitched up and get back in the water as soon as possible? Statistically, the most common injury while surfing is a cut in your face or on your head due to a collision with your own board. And statistics do not care if you are on a surf trip far far away … More Injury Management: Surfing with Stitches
After the first 50 ears, feedback from many surfers, colleagues, and research on current publications about Surfer’s Ear this is what the project will try to achieve: Know your ears: By showing surfers their ear canal, telling them if they have Surfer’s Ear and how advanced it is, and by explaining to them how they can protect themselves … More The First 50 Ears
The Project: Mobile Health meets Surfing Medicine While traveling the mobilesurfdoc will look into the ears of surfers all over the world to find out if they have Surfer’s Ear and to find out how bad it is. The data is acquired outside of a hospital most of it on the beach using a mobile otoscope device … More The Know-Your-Ears Project
It was one of the biggest swell days at a remote break. 50 Kilometers of dirt road to the next tiny little village, 160 Km to the next medical facility. The rides were so long that surfers would get out after every wave, walk back to the point and then chose between paddling out duck … More Surfers versus Rocks: 2:0
You want to surf in a bikini or board shorts and you are not sure if the Zika virus is something you should worry about? As a pregnant woman or as a woman planning to become pregnant soon you should avoid any regions at risk, mostly in the Caribbean and Latin America, where the outbreak is growing. Check … More Becoming a parent? Go surf Ireland!
Yes, there are enough blogs around. And yes, I am not going to change the world. But as a traveling surfer you will find Information here that will help you. Or at least entertain you. Health is a serious issue and we all have to die. This blog will focus on the we-need-to-stay/get-healthy-in-order-to-be-able-to-surf part and … More The Mobilesurfdoc goes online