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Surgical intervention for athletes with Lisfranc injuries likely allows for return to sport

July 29, 2015

LONG BEACH, Calif. — According to study findings presented here, athletes who require surgical intervention for the treatment of Lisfranc injuries are typically able to return to sport.

“Average discomfort [is] 1.3 years post-injury and fixation,” Kirk A. McCullough, MD, said during his presentation at the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Annual Meeting.

Young, active patients likely return to active duty sooner after surgery for Achilles tendon ruptures Meeting News Coverage

Young, active patients likely return to active duty sooner after surgery for Achilles tendon ruptures

July 20, 2015
LONG BEACH, Calif. — Patients who are operatively treated for Achilles tendon ruptures returned to active duty quicker, however, there were no differences in…
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Promising results found with arthroscopic surgery for multidirectional shoulder instability

July 19, 2015
ORLANDO, Fla. — Results of early outcomes presented here support the use of arthroscopic treatment for patients with multidirectional glenohumeral…
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Higher odds of return to play without recurrent instability seen with arthroscopic repair

July 16, 2015
ORLANDO, Fla. — Intercollegiate contact-sports athletes who experienced in-season shoulder instability and underwent arthroscopic stabilization had significantly…
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Nonoperative Biological Treatment Approach for Partial Achilles Tendon Lesion

Orthopedics, February 2010, Volume 33 Issue 2
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Pediatric Annals December 2014

Sports Medicine: December 2014

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

The past two decades have witnessed an amazing increase in the participation in competitive sports by children of all…
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VIDEO: Fu on the future of ACL surgery

VIDEO: Fu on the future of ACL surgery

June 22, 2015
LYON, France — At the International Society for Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine…
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