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Injury more likely in pitchers who throw more than 100 pitches weekly

October 24, 2014

Young baseball pitchers who threw more than 100 pitches weekly were found to be at a heightened risk for acromial apophysiolysis, according to recently published data.

“We believe that as a result of overuse, edema develops and the acromion bone does not fuse normally,” study author Johannes B. Roedl, MD, said in a press release.

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Pediatric physical therapist talks emerging trends in treatment and rehabilitation of ACL injuries

October 23, 2014
DEAL, N.J. — Maureen C. Suhr, PT, DPT, PCS, talks about the emerging trends in treatment and rehabilitation of pediatric athletes who sustain an ACL injury at…
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Return to play after concussion differs for each athlete

October 21, 2014
BOSTON — There is no rigid return-to-play protocol for every concussion, and no athlete responds the same way to a concussion, according to data presented here.In…
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Improper trunk rotation sequence may influence injury risk in baseball players

October 10, 2014
Young baseball pitchers who do not have proper trunk rotation sequence while pitching may have an elevated risk of shoulder injury due to greater forces and angles…

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Positive outcomes seen at long-term follow-up after meniscal repair

July 14, 2014
SEATTLE — Arthroscopic meniscal repair was found to have a high probability of positive outcomes at long-term follow-up, according to a…
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High success rates seen for combined meniscal, ACL repair

July 14, 2014
SEATTLE — Concurrent meniscal and ACL repair has shown high rates of success, according to a presenter here.Researchers evaluated 235 patients…
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Breg introduces patellofemoral brace

July 13, 2014
Breg Inc. launched the FreeRunner knee brace to help patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome.According to a company
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Mitek Sports Medicine introduces hyaluronan treatment, PRP system

July 12, 2014
Mitek Sports Medicine launched Monovisc High Molecular Weight Hyaluronan and the PEAK Platelet-Rich Plasma System at the American Orthopaedic Society
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Study: Distal femoral osteotomy offers acceptable option to treat knee OA, postpone TKA

July 12, 2014
SEATTLE — Distal femoral osteotomy can be a good surgical option to treat young patients with severe unicompartmental knee osteoarthritis and
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Preoperative patient-reported outcomes scores predictive of function after ACI

July 12, 2014
SEATTLE — Preoperative IKDC and Lysholm scores can be used to predict positive patient outcomes following autologous chondrocyte implantation
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ACL reinjury rates higher for athletes who have reconstruction younger

July 12, 2014
SEATTLE — Research presented here at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting shows reinjury rates are higher for
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Bone-patellar tendon-bone ACL grafts show more tunnel motion than hamstring grafts

July 12, 2014
SEATTLE ─ Patients with bone-patellar tendon-bone grafts have more tunnel motion rather than mid-substance stretch 6 weeks after ACL reconstruction
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Study shows a three times higher ACL reconstruction failure rate with allograft in young athletes

July 12, 2014
SEATTLE ─ In young athletic patients, ACL reconstruction performed with allograft has a higher failure rate than reconstruction with autograft
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Speaker: Hip arthroscopy has a role in the management of FAI in adolescents

July 12, 2014
SEATTLE ─ Hip arthroscopy can be used in the management of adolescents with symptomatic femoroacetabular impingement, according to data presented at
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