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Concussion specialists, physical therapists added to University Hospitals

August 3, 2015

To strengthen University Hospitals’ concussion management program, the university recently announced it has added primary care concussion specialists and physical therapists to the program, according to a press release.

According to Christopher Bailey, PhD, director of the University Hospital (UH) Concussion Management Program and assistant professor of neurology at Case Western Reserve School of Medicine, the standards of care for concussion are always advancing. The University Hospital Concussion Management Program has developed education training programs for North East Ohio primary care physicians who receive certification from the hospital on the management of concussions.

8 important items from AOFAS

July 31, 2015
Orthopedics Today features eight stories of importance to emerge from the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting

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

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…
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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Insertional Footprint Anatomy of the Pectoralis Major Tendon

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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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In the Journals

Return to play after TSA linked to sports participation in 5-year preoperative period

March 31, 2015
Return to play in patients who underwent total shoulder arthroplasty was found to be associated with the level of sports participation in the 5-year…
Caregivers frequently unaware of safety guidelines for young baseball pitchers Meeting News Coverage

Caregivers frequently unaware of safety guidelines for young baseball pitchers

March 27, 2015
LAS VEGAS — Results of a survey presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting indicated caregivers were frequently…
Meeting News Coverage

ACL reconstructed knees likely have higher risk for subsequent meniscal surgery vs contralateral knee

March 26, 2015
LAS VEGAS — A retrospective study of 3,425 patients who underwent primary ACL reconstruction and had no meniscal pathology at the time of…
Meeting News Coverage

Long-term study finds 15% survivorship of meniscal allograft transplantation at 24 years

March 26, 2015
LAS VEGAS — A retrospective study of 313 patients with 329 meniscal allograft transplantations performed at Ghent University Hospital in…
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Smokers showed worse function, pain scores than non-smokers after rotator cuff tear

March 26, 2015
LAS VEGAS — Compared with non-smokers, patients who sustain rotator cuff tears and smoke have clinically worse function and pain scores…
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Speaker: Adopt practices that avoid knee stiffness, patellar fracture in young athletes with patellar instability

March 26, 2015
LAS VEGAS — Orthopedists who decide to surgically manage pediatric athletes with patellar instability, and lateral patellar subluxation in…
Meeting News Coverage

Level of play may decline among professional baseball pitchers after revision UCL reconstruction

March 25, 2015
LAS VEGAS — Compared with professional baseball pitchers who underwent primary UCL reconstruction, research presented here indicates…
Meeting News Coverage

Height, pitching velocity of adolescent baseball pitchers likely indicative of shoulder and elbow injuries

March 25, 2015
LAS VEGAS — Adolescent baseball pitchers who are taller, throw harder and pitch for multiple teams are more likely to have a history of…
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ACL reconstruction in adolescents has outcomes comparable to healthy controls

March 18, 2015
Patients who underwent ACL reconstruction during adolescence experienced significantly more radiographically visible osteoarthritic changes in their…
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Outcomes unaffected by different weight-bearing modalities after MACI

March 18, 2015
At 5 years after undergoing matrix-associated autologous chondrocyte implantation, researchers found patients’ outcomes were unaffected by…
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