Athletic Care/Injuries

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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 bicep tendon lesions in overhead and non-overhead athletes.

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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…
In the Journals

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
In the Journals

Early physical activity following concussion may reduce persistent symptoms in children, teens

January 17, 2017
Among children and adolescents who experienced an acute concussion, physical activity within 7 days of the injury was associated with reduced risk for persistent…
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Subjective and Functional Outcomes Following Surgical Repair of Complete Ruptures of the Proximal Hamstring Complex

Orthopedics, November/December 2008, Volume 31 Issue 11
Complete ruptures of the proximal hamstring tendon insertion are less common than typical muscle tendon junction strain…
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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: Pitchers should focus on core, leg strengthening to avoid upper extremity injuries

March 23, 2016
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Orthopedics Today Grand Rounds

An 18-year-old male with left knee pain

Orthopedics Today, July 2016
Brandon J. Erickson, MD; Eric Makhni, MD; Travis R. Smith, PAC; Charles A. Bush-Joseph, MD
A healthy 18-year-old men sustained a left knee dislocation while snowboarding 4 days prior to presentation to our office. He was seen immediately…

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Articular cartilage injuries can be effectively treated with nonsurgical, surgical methods

Orthopedics Today, July 2016
While articular cartilage injuries present unique challenges and need to be evaluated in each patient, both nonsurgical and surgical treatment have…

Comparable clinical results found with hamstring, patellar tendon ACL reconstruction

Orthopedics Today, July 2016
At an average 15-year follow-up, hamstring tendon and patellar tendon ACL reconstructions demonstrated comparable results for a variety of clinical…


Consider overuse injuries in female youth athlete

Orthopedics Today, July 2016
Anthony A. Romeo, MD; Rachel M. Frank, MD
Since passage of Title IX in 1972, a comprehensive federal law that required gender equity in every education program or activity receiving federal…

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Identification of soft tissue injury in tibial plateau fractures seem as vital to treatment

Orthopedics Today, July 2016
In the treatment of tibial plateau fractures in extreme sports athletes, determining whether there is a soft tissue injury and treating the fracture…

Intraoperative corticosteroid injection may increase infection risk after knee arthroscopy

Orthopedics Today, July 2016
Medicare patients who underwent ipsilateral intra-articular knee corticosteroid injections at the time of knee arthroscopy had a significantly…

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Physical therapy resolved injuries in ultra-runners

Orthopedics Today, July 2016
While lower extremity musculoskeletal injuries are common among ultra-runners, treatment through physical therapy has been shown to resolve a high…

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Researchers aim to promote injury prevention among adolescent athletes

Orthopedics Today, July 2016
During the past decade, orthopedic surgeons have seen an increase in the number of injuries occurring in adolescent athletes and a decrease in the…

Study finds increased incidence of little league shoulder diagnosis

July 1, 2016
Investigators of this study found an increased frequency in the diagnosis of little league shoulder and that a third of patients showed evidence of…

Less time between pitches may increase muscle fatigue

June 28, 2016
A simulation of baseball pitches showed decreasing the time between pitches may significantly increase muscle fatigue and the risk of ligament…

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