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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 most cases, the severity of a concussion cannot be determined directly after the injury and most often only becomes clear over time, Mark R. Proctor, MD, said at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting.

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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…

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 Surgery of the Hand…
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ACI of talus shows positive long-term results after previous failed surgery

October 10, 2014
Among patients in whom previous surgery for osteochondral lesions of the talus failed, autologous chondrocyte implantation of the talus yielded improvement in all…
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Repair of Flexor Carpi Radialis Tendon Laceration at the Wrist in a Professional Ice Hockey Player

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The challenges of a team physician

September 30, 2014
PHILADELPHIA — At the Impact of Sports 2014 Summit, Brian J. Cole, MD, MBA, discussed the challenges that team…
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No difference in return to play seen for NFL players who underwent either open or arthroscopic shoulder stabilization

July 10, 2014
SEATTLE — The rate of return to play after shoulder stabilization procedures among National Football League players is high, according to
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Study: Skeletally immature athletes have low re-injury rates after all-inside ACL reconstruction

July 10, 2014
SEATTLE — Skeletally immature athletes who undergo an all-inside, physeal-sparing ACL reconstruction with a hamstring autograft can have good
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Study: Pitching performance declines after UCL repair

July 10, 2014
SEATTLE — A study presented here at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting found that performance among elite
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Glenohumeral internal rotation deficit is risk factor for little league shoulder

July 10, 2014
SEATTLE — In a study of young athletes with little league shoulder researchers found that almost one-third had glenohumeral internal rotation
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Chondral lesions frequent in younger retired NFL players with hip pain

July 9, 2014
A majority of young retired NFL players with persistent hip pain were found to have chondral lesions, according to recently published…
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Tyber Medical issued 510(k) clearance for trauma screw system

July 9, 2014
Tyber Medical recently announced it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for a new headless cannulated trauma screw system. Indicated for use in bone…

NATA issues new guidelines for exertional heat illness

July 7, 2014
At the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Meeting, an updated position statement related to exertional heat illnesses was presented…

Concussions, trauma most prevalent injuries in youth hockey

July 7, 2014
Concussions and fractures, many of which require hospitalization and surgery, were found to be the most frequent injuries in youth hockey players…
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Acumed releases new treatment for post-traumatic arthritis in wrist

July 6, 2014
Acumed recently announced the release of its Total Wrist Fusion Plating System, a solution to treat post-traumatic arthritis of the wrist.The system…
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The six must-watch videos from June 2014

July 3, 2014
Focusing on a wide variety of possible injuries and rehabilitation strategies, Orthopedics Today highlights the top six videos you need to watch…
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