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Surgical Technique

Micro-invasive ultrasound-guided carpal tunnel release provides excellent outcomes

Orthopedics Today, March 2019
Brett J. Kindle, MD; Ryan T. Hubbard, MD
Carpal tunnel syndrome is the most common compression neuropathy and it affects nearly 12 million Americans and up to 7% of manual labor workers…
Cover Story

Youth sport superspecialization: A path to injuries, burnout

Orthopedics Today, June 2018
When it comes to youth sports, often it is all about “keeping up with the Joneses.” Young athletes are specializing in a single sport at…
At Issue

At Issue: Stem cell therapy

Orthopedics Today, April 2018
Jason L. Dragoo, MD; Adam William Anz, MD; Shane A. Shapiro, MD
Articular cartilage stands to benefit the most from stem cell therapy. While stem cells have been identified in nearly every human tissue, articular…

BLOG: Team physicians in the NFL face numerous challenges

February 9, 2017
There are certainly unique challenges associated with being a team physician in the National Football League. A team physician must be able to deal…

BLOG: Team physicians for professional athletes have specific challenges

October 13, 2016
There are many specific and unique challenges facing a team physician who takes care of professional athletes. One of the major challenges is making…

BLOG: Team physicians for college athletes have unique challenges

July 1, 2016
Orthopedic sports medicine can be defined as “the care of the muscles, bones and joints of athletically active individuals.” The sports…

BLOG: Prevent injuries in wrestlers, but still maintain a competitive edge

January 6, 2016
Wrestling is one of the most ancient sports and one of the most popular sports worldwide with its different varieties, such as Greco-Roman and…

BLOG: Injuries in youth basketball players can be prevented with proper training

November 20, 2015
Basketball has been a favorite sport ever since James Naismith first nailed a peach basket to the wall of the YMCA in Springfield, Mass. in 1891. It…

BLOG: Youth football injuries can be prevented, minimized with some precaution

October 13, 2015
Football is one of the most popular sports played by young athletes in the United States. It also leads all other sports in the number of yearly…

BLOG: Know the injury patterns, risk factors for young baseball players

September 16, 2015
Baseball is our American pastime and it has always been expected to be a safe and healthy sport. However since 2000, there has been a five- to…

BLOG: Pitch Smart is a comprehensive resource for safe pitching practices

August 18, 2015
We are all looking for a solution to the escalation of youth baseball injuries, which is near epidemic proportions. The Pitch Smart program is a…

BLOG: Time is right to make a major impact on the prevention of youth sports injuries

June 30, 2015
My first blog is to introduce and describe the STOP Sports Injuries program. Under the direction and leadership of the…