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Web-based program may aid in diagnosing knee pain

December 18, 2014

A web-based program was shown to assist clinicians in making a differential diagnosis for knee pain, according to study data.

Researchers evaluated the program’s ability to collect pain history from 527 consecutive ambulatory patients with knee pain and make a differential diagnosis for them through the use of an internet questionnaire during a 3-month period. The program made its diagnosis by selecting from 26 common diagnoses relating to knee pain.

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Injury common among young female soccer players in Denmark

December 17, 2014
Recently published data showed a high incidence of injury in female adolescent soccer players in Denmark.Researchers studied 424 injuries in 498 female soccer players…
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Radiographs may be useful to determine severity of UCL tear

December 11, 2014
Findings from a recently published study demonstrated that radiographs may play a role in differentiating full-thickness ulnar collateral ligament tears from partial…
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Disc herniations in NFL players occur at higher spine levels, may not affect RTP

December 10, 2014
ORLANDO, Fla. — National Football League athletes were found to have a higher rate of upper-level disc herniations; however, the injuries may not have an impact on…
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Hamstring autograft may have higher risk of revision in ACL repair

November 17, 2014
Despite being the method of choice for ACL repair in Scandinavia, hamstring autografts were found to have a significantly higher risk of revision…
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Most athletes with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis return to same level of sport after surgery

November 14, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO — The majority of athletes with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis return to preoperative levels of athletic activity after surgery…

UPMC launches initiative to educate public on available concussion treatments

November 12, 2014
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Sports Medicine Concussion Program has launched a new initiative to raise awareness about scientifically…
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Pediatric orthopedic surgeon discusses current trends in managing ACL injuries in young athletes

November 6, 2014
DEAL, N.J. — Daniel W. Green, MD, reviews what orthopedic surgeons should focus on when treating a young patient with a torn ACL during…

Seven important stories to read regarding Bankart lesions

November 6, 2014
Orthopedics Today has highlighted seven important stories to keep your practice up-to-date regarding Bankart lesions.  
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Study: Football helmet brand had no effect on rate of sports-related concussion

November 5, 2014
Researchers found that the incidence of sports-related concussions in high school football athletes did not differ based on the football helmet brand…

The five most popular items of October

November 2, 2014
Orthopedics Today has put together a compilation of the five news stories and videos most viewed from October 2014 to keep you abreast of the…

Six important orthopedics videos to watch

October 31, 2014
Orthopedics Today has highlighted six important videos to keep your practice up-to-date on a multitude of topics in orthopedic…
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Autologous single-plug transplant a potential alternative for younger patients with osteochondral lesions

October 27, 2014
According to recent study results, autologous single-plug osteochondral transplantation could be a good treatment option for osteochondral knee…
Injury more likely in pitchers who throw more than 100 pitches weekly

Injury more likely in pitchers who throw more than 100 pitches weekly

October 24, 2014
Young baseball pitchers who threw more than 100 pitches weekly were found to be at a heightened risk for acromial apophysiolysis, according to…
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