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High return-to-sport rates seen in NFL players treated nonoperatively, operatively for clavicle fractures

November 17, 2017

Results from two recently published studies found a high return-to-sport rate in National Football League players who underwent either nonoperative treatment or operative treatment of clavicle fractures.

“Clavicle fractures are so common in NFL athletes because of tackling and the contact that occurs,” Peter J. Millet, MD, MSc, told Healio.com/Orthopedics. “They are most common in cases where the athlete is tackled and the shoulder is then driven into the ground, as recently occurred with NFL quarterback Aaron Rodgers.”

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Outpatient surgical centers yielded greater efficacy than ORs for ACL reconstruction

November 14, 2017
Results showed greater procedural efficacy among pediatric ACL reconstruction procedures performed in an outpatient surgical center compared with a hospital OR…
In the Journals

Recurrent concussion rates decline following youth traumatic brain injury laws

November 9, 2017
The rate of recurrent concussions significantly decreased among high-school athletes in the 2 years following the enactment of youth sports traumatic brain injury laws…
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What role should orthopedic surgeons play in managing their patients’ persistent pain?

Orthopedics Today, November 2017
Click here to read the Cover Story, “Responsible musculoskeletal pain management is up to the orthopedist.” In the last 15 years, we have seen a dramatic…
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Proximal Hamstring Tendinosis and Partial Ruptures

Orthopedics, July/August 2017, Volume 40 Issue 4
Proximal hamstring tendinosis and partial hamstring origin ruptures are painful conditions of the proximal thigh and…
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Operative Management Options for Traumatic Anterior Shoulder Instability in Patients Younger Than 30 Years: September 2015

Anterior instability of the glenohumeral joint is a relatively common problem in the young population. Identification…
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American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting

American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: Fu speaks about anterolateral knee capsule as sheet of tissue, not a ligament

March 23, 2017
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