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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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Osteochondritis dissecans prevalent among adolescent baseball players with certain risk factors

September 2, 2014
Osteochondritis dissecans of the humeral capitellum occurred among adolescent baseball players who began playing at earlier ages, had played for…
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Divergent trends seen in meniscal and cartilage injuries between primary and revision ACL repair

August 27, 2014
In a community-based sample, the prevalence of articular cartilage injury increased between primary and revision ACL repair, whereas the prevalence…
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Female athletes at highest risk for first-time noncontact ACL tear

August 26, 2014
Although multiple factors influence first-time noncontact ACL injuries, female athletes are most at risk to sustain them, according to recently…

The top ten items to read regarding concussions

August 25, 2014
Spine Surgery Today has highlighted 10 important stories to keep your practice up-to-date regarding concussions.
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All-inside meniscal repair effective as isolated, concurrent ACL reconstruction procedure

August 22, 2014
Primary second-generation all-inside meniscal repair was shown to be effective both as an isolated procedure and when performed with concurrent ACL…

The top ten items to read regarding pediatric and adolescent sports medicine

August 21, 2014
Orthopedics Today has highlighted ten important stories to keep your practice up-to-date regarding sports medicine issues in younger patients. 
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Post-concussion assessment test shows reliability at multiple time points

August 21, 2014
A computerized neurocognitive assessment provided a reliable post-concussion test battery at 45 and 50 days after baseline assessment, according to…
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Study: Ultrashort echo-time MRI helps to find changes in deep tissue health

August 20, 2014
Recently published data found that ultrashort echo-time MRI has the ability to better diagnose changes in cartilage deep tissue health, which could…
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Study reveals shifting trends in the surgical treatment of SLAP lesions

August 20, 2014
A review of information from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery part II database indicates that the rate of SLAP repairs performed for both…

Overlap of concussion, neck injury symptoms makes diagnosis difficult

August 20, 2014
Researchers have found that symptoms from concussions and neck injuries tend to overlap, which can make discerning between the two injuries…
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