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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 unaware of safety guidelines recommended for young baseball pitchers.

“A majority of those reported compliance with pitch count as well as time off [requirements]; however, many of the other aspects of safe pitching guidelines were not followed,” Anthony Waligora, MD, said during his presentation.

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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 surgery and a normal…
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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 Belgium showed overall…
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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, according to data…
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Repair of Flexor Carpi Radialis Tendon Laceration at the Wrist in a Professional Ice Hockey Player

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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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A discussion on the pitfalls of microfracture surgery

February 5, 2015
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Orthopedics Today Hawaii 2015, Jack M. Bert, MD, talks about microfracture surgery and how it…
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Seven important stories to read regarding Bankart lesions

November 6, 2014
Orthopedics Today has highlighted seven important stories to keep your practice up-to-date regarding Bankart lesions.  
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Study: Football helmet brand had no effect on rate of sports-related concussion

November 5, 2014
Researchers found that the incidence of sports-related concussions in high school football athletes did not differ based on the football helmet brand…

The five most popular items of October

November 2, 2014
Orthopedics Today has put together a compilation of the five news stories and videos most viewed from October 2014 to keep you abreast of the…

Six important orthopedics videos to watch

October 31, 2014
Orthopedics Today has highlighted six important videos to keep your practice up-to-date on a multitude of topics in orthopedic…
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Autologous single-plug transplant a potential alternative for younger patients with osteochondral lesions

October 27, 2014
According to recent study results, autologous single-plug osteochondral transplantation could be a good treatment option for osteochondral knee…
Injury more likely in pitchers who throw more than 100 pitches weekly

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…
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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…
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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…
In the Journals

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…

Eight important items from Impact of Sports Summit, ASSH

October 10, 2014
Orthopedics Today features eight stories and videos of importance to emerge from the Impact of Sports 2014 Summit and the American Society for…
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