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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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Diagnosis and Treatment of Sports-Related Traumatic Brain Injury

Psychiatric Annals, October 2012, Volume 42 Issue 10
CME Educational Objectives1. Understand the history of traumatic brain injury in sport.2. Learn proposed etiologic…
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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…
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Homeless men boosted health playing pick-up soccer

June 29, 2014
As World Cup competition continues, a timely study published in the Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports showed that playing…
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MCL injuries most common in certain military collegiate sports

June 27, 2014
A recently published study of a military collegiate population found that isolated medial collateral ligament injuries were most frequent in…
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Concussion symptom severity does not predict delayed symptom resolution

June 27, 2014
Greater symptom severity at the time of injury does not predict delayed symptom resolution among children with a concussion, but severity is linked…

Chronic brain injury less prevalent than reported in retired NFL players

June 26, 2014
A cohort of retired NFL players was determined to have fewer instances of chronic brain injury than reported in previous studies, according to…
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Extreme sports accounted for millions of injuries in past 11 years

June 26, 2014
BOULDER, Colo. — Extreme sports have accounted for more than 4 million injuries in the past 11 years, with approximately 11% of those being…
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Standard unilateral radiographs insufficient to determine clavicle fracture shortening

June 26, 2014
Standard, plain unilateral radiographs of the clavicle were not sufficient for fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeons to reliably determine the…
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Isabelle Schoffl, MD, PhD, MSc, shares data on epiphyseal injuries in junior rock climbers

June 25, 2014
BOULDER, Colo. — At the International Extreme Sports Medicine Annual Congress, Isabelle Schoffl, MD, PhD, MSc, provides data and insight on…
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OsteoMed launches ankle plating system

June 24, 2014
OsteoMed recently announced the launch of its new ExtremiLOCK Ankle Plating System. An ankle fracture system intended to provide solutions for simple…
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Knee of leading leg more likely to be injured during snowboarding

June 24, 2014
BOULDER, Colo. —  Snowboarders are significantly more prone to injuries to the knee in their leading leg than their trailing leg…
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Jay C. Albright, MD, discusses ACL injuries in the adolescent athlete

June 23, 2014
BOULDER, Colo. — At the International Extreme Sports Medicine Annual Congress, Jay C. Albright, MD, discusses his presentation on ACL injuries…
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