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Significantly higher instability, pain found with combined UCL, RCL vs. isolated UCL

Significantly higher instability, pain found with combined UCL, RCL vs. isolated UCL
March 10, 2017

Recently published results showed National Football League players with combined thumb ulnar collateral ligament and radial collateral ligament tears had significantly higher instability and pain compared with players with isolated thumb ulnar collateral ligament injuries.

Researchers included 32 NFL players with 36 thumb metacarpophalangeal collateral ligament injuries, which were confirmed by review of both physical examination findings and MRI. They obtained player demographics, surgical details and return-to-play data from the team electronic medical record and surgeons’ records.

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VIDEO: Romeo discusses treatment options for SLAP, bicep tendon lesions in athletes

February 10, 2017
LAHAINA, Hawaii —  At Orthopedics Today Hawaii 2017, Anthony A. Romeo, MD, provided treatment options for superior labral anterior to posterior (SLAP) and…
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VIDEO: Arciero discusses arthroscopic Bankart repair for shoulder instability in non-collision athletes

February 8, 2017
LAHAINA, Hawaii —  At Orthopedics Today Hawaii 2017, Robert A. Arciero, MD, discussed shoulder instability in the non-collision athlete. He said he primarily…
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New tool to determine when athletes can resume sports after concussion may be available soon

January 26, 2017
Researchers and a biotechnology company are working toward making a test more readily available for clinicians to detect the protein tau in patients with brain
CME Article

Diagnosis and Treatment of Sports-Related Traumatic Brain Injury

Psychiatric Annals, October 2012, Volume 42 Issue 10
CME Educational Objectives 1. Understand the history of traumatic brain injury in sport. 2. Learn proposed etiologic…
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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: Recognize certain principles in repair of rotator cuff tears

January 10, 2017
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BLOG: Barefoot running: Is it good news for the knee?

Orthopaedics Today Europe, August 2016
Barefoot running is discussed in this Patellofemoral Update by Robin V. West, MD, and why health care providers should educate patients who have…

Study cites differences in concussion outcomes for football players by level of competition

July 20, 2016
Investigators of this study found youth athletes, high school athletes and collegiate athletes who played football had different concussion-related…

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Concussion rate rises among adolescents

July 18, 2016
Concussion injuries have significantly increased in the general population, predominantly driven by a substantial rise among adolescents, according…

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High return-to-play rates found for football players who underwent surgery for shoulder instability

July 18, 2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Results presented at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting showed high-level…

Athletes who delay reporting concussion may have longer recovery times

July 12, 2016
Athletes who did not immediately report concussion symptoms and continued to play had a greater chance for prolonged recovery than athletes who…

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Somatization linked to delayed symptom resolution in pediatric concussions

July 12, 2016
Anxiety correlated with delayed symptom resolution in children recovering from concussions and may be a priority for early intervention in future…

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Age linked with career length for professional hockey players following hip arthroscopy for FAI

July 10, 2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Patient age at the time of surgery was the only predictor of career length among professional hockey players who…

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Landmark trials can significantly impact orthopedic treatment methodologies

July 9, 2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — According to a paper presented here, a landmark clinical trial had a significant impact on the management of acute…

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Recreational athletes found likely to return to sport following hip arthroscopy for FAI

July 9, 2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — According to a speaker here, patients who identify as recreational or amateur athletes and underwent hip arthroscopy…

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Patients likely benefit from Bankart repair of initial shoulder dislocation

July 8, 2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — According to research presented here, Bankart repair following initial shoulder dislocation leads to improved patient…

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