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VIDEO: A look at return-to-play in extreme sport athletes

June 23, 2016

BOULDER, Colo. — Omer Mei-Dan, MD, spoke about what physicians need to consider when they clear athletes for return-to-play in extreme sports.

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VIDEO: Hackett discusses differences in caring for extreme athletes vs traditional athletes

June 13, 2016
BOULDER, Colo. — At the International Extreme Sports Medicine Congress, Thomas R. Hackett, MD, discussed the differences between providing care for traditional…
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VIDEO: Hackett talks snowboarding and related injuries

June 11, 2016
BOULDER, Colo. — Thomas R. Hackett, MD, discussed the extreme sport of snowboarding and its associated injuries, both in the casual participant and elite-level…
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Concussion linked to greater academic dysfunction than extremity injury in students

May 25, 2016
Recent findings published in the American Journal of Public Health showed that students experienced greater academic dysfunction 1 week after concussion compared with…
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Apophyseal Avulsion Fractures of the Hip and Pelvis

Orthopedics, January 2009, Volume 32 Issue 1
Apophyseal avulsion fractures of the hip and pelvis are injuries that usually occur in the adolescent athlete. However…
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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

July 14, 2015
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Rotator cuff repairs effective for recreational athletes 70 years of age and older

July 15, 2015
ORLANDO, Fla. — Rotator cuff repair was found to be highly effective in elderly athletes ages 70 years and older, improving function, reducing…

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Return to preoperative level of play after ACL repair may take longer than expected

July 15, 2015
Patients who underwent ACL repair and had participated regularly in sports preoperatively were found to have difficulty returning to their previous…

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Surgery better for patients with hamstring injuries vs non-surgical treatment

July 15, 2015
ORLANDO, Fla. — Patients treated surgically for acute proximal hamstring ruptures had better lower extremity function outcomes, as well as a…

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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 patellofemoral joint at the…

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Increases in Tommy John surgeries likely after elbow injury in young athletes

July 14, 2015
ORLANDO, Fla. — Researchers observed an increase in the incidence of ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction in young athletes between the…

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Pre-college surgery, type of sport are indicators for orthopedic surgery in NCAA athletes

July 14, 2015
ORLANDO, Fla. — Research presented here indicated NCAA athletes who underwent lower extremity surgery prior to college were at a higher risk of…

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Rate of return to sport high by 1 year after all-epiphyseal ACL reconstruction in children

July 13, 2015
ORLANDO, Fla. — Skeletally immature patients with 3 years to 6 years of remaining growth who underwent all-inside, all-epiphyseal ACL…

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Low retear rate found with absorbable biologic scaffold-reinforced rotator cuff repair

July 13, 2015
ORLANDO, Fla. — Among patients who underwent arthroscopic rotator cuff repair reinforced with an absorbable biologic scaffold for treatment of…

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Hyperextension may not impact retear rate after ACL reconstruction

July 12, 2015
ORLANDO, Fla. — There was no significant differences in stability and 5-year graft re-tear or failure rates between patients with equal to or…

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Study identifies reoperation rate, characteristics of meniscal tears left during ACL reconstruction

July 11, 2015
ORLANDO, Fla. — Award-winning research using data from the MOON study indicates most meniscal tears left in situ at the time of ACL…

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