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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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Operative, nonoperative treatment of ACL injury yield similar outcomes

August 19, 2014
Minimal differences in outcomes and re-injury risks were seen between patients with ACL ruptures treated with or without surgery, according to…

The top ten items to read regarding FAI

August 18, 2014
Orthopedics Today has highlighted the ten most important stories to keep your practice up-to-date regarding femoroacetabular impingement (FAI)
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Concussion outcomes mostly unrelated to impact location

August 15, 2014
Concussion outcomes were not significantly associated with impact location among high school football players, according to recent study findings in…
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Combined ACL-PLC repair allows for return to work, sports

August 14, 2014
Combined ACL-PLC reconstruction allows for an eventual return to both work and sports, though at lower postoperative performance in the latter…
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No single test accurately diagnoses rotator cuff disease

August 13, 2014
Study data have shown no one test can accurately diagnose rotator cuff tears or tendinosis.Researchers reviewed 139 consecutive patients being…
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ACL, femoral notch characteristics may predict noncontact ACL injury risk

August 12, 2014
ACL volume and features of the femoral notch were shown to be significant predictors of noncontact ACL injuries, according to study results.In a…
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Primary femoroacetabular impingement fixation offers better outcomes than revision

August 12, 2014
Although patients undergoing revision fixation for femoroacetabular impingement experience significantly improved outcomes, patients who undergo…

The top eight items to read dealing with the meniscus

August 11, 2014
Orthopedics Today has highlighted the top eight stories to keep your practice up-to-date on all items related to the meniscus.

Gender, level of sports participation associated with daily pain in adolescents

August 11, 2014
Nearly two out of three Danish adolescents reported pain during physical activity, and one out of three reported pain in more than one body region…
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BPTB autografts used most frequently by NFL, NCAA physicians for ACL reconstruction

August 11, 2014
For ACL reconstruction in starting running backs, National Football League and National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I orthopedic…
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