John Kiel, DO, MPH

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Assistant Professor of Sport Medicine
University of Florida - Jacksonville College of Medicine

Fellowship: University of Kentucky
Residency: State University of New York-Buffalo
Medical school: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine

Exertional rhabdomyolysis is a pathologic condition caused by muscle breakdown. It is a rare condition but one that can cause significant morbidity and mortality among athletes.
The best treatment for heat-related illnesses is public education and prevention. How can you help from your ED?