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Promising results found for older recreational athletes following arthroscopic rotator cuff repair

August 31, 2015

Among recreational athletes aged 70 years and older, researchers of this study found arthroscopic rotator cuff repair effectively reduced pain, improved function and returned patients to sport.

Using a surgical registry, researchers identified 44 self-described recreational athletes aged 70 years and older who underwent primary or revision arthroscopic rotator cuff repair of full-thickness supraspinatus tears. All patients had a Goutallier classification of 0, 1 or 2.

Factors affected variability in PF instability injuries among high school athletes In the Journals

Factors affected variability in PF instability injuries among high school athletes

August 31, 2015
Understanding that patterns of patellofemoral instability injuries among high school athletes may vary by sport, sex and type of exposure, which investigators in this…
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Similar function seen between patients released to sport vs those not after ACL reconstruction

August 30, 2015
A comparison of patients released to return to activity after ACL reconstruction and those who were not found no link between clinical impairment measures used to…
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Heavy slow resistance training for Achilles tendinopathy associated with early patient satisfaction

August 29, 2015
Among patients with Achilles tendinopathy, both eccentric training and heavy slow resistance training had an equally good positive and lasting clinical effect in results…
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Insertional Footprint Anatomy of the Pectoralis Major Tendon

Orthopedics, January 2010, Volume 33 Issue 1
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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: Fulkerson offers highlights from patellofemoral joint session

VIDEO: Fulkerson offers highlights from patellofemoral joint session

July 14, 2015
LYON, France —  John P. Fulkerson, MD, shared several highlights from a session he moderated on the…
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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…
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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…
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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…
In the Journals

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…
Fear of pain following ACL reconstruction may inhibit return to play In the Journals

Fear of pain following ACL reconstruction may inhibit return to play

March 17, 2015
Results from a recently published study demonstrated that patients who underwent ACL reconstruction and did not return-to-play may have been…
In the Journals

Deviations in muscle activity alter lower-limb control after ACL injuries

March 17, 2015
Patients with ACL injuries had specific alterations in the sensorimotor control of lower limbs as indicated by deviations in muscular activity…
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Significant isokinetic deficits found with femoral nerve block use after ACL reconstruction

March 17, 2015
After ACL reconstruction, pediatric and adolescent patients treated with femoral nerve block for postoperative analgesia experienced significant…
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VIDEO: Sgaglione discusses repairing meniscal tears

March 13, 2015
KOLOA, Hawaii — Nicholas A. Sgaglione, MD, discusses whether orthopedic surgeons should be repairing all meniscal tears they are presented…
Risk of secondary meniscal, chondral injuries increases with delayed ACL reconstruction In the Journals

Risk of secondary meniscal, chondral injuries increases with delayed ACL reconstruction

March 13, 2015
In pediatric patients, delayed ACL reconstruction increased the risks of secondary meniscal and chondral injuries, according to study…
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