AAOS announces new guidelines for ACL injury prevention and treatment

October 6, 2015
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons recently announced that its board of directors has approved appropriate use criteria for ACL injury…

Survey reveals majority of adults do not recognize common concussion symptoms

October 1, 2015
A recent survey of 1,000 adults in the United States, conducted by KRC Research in partnership with Abbott, revealed 80% of adults cannot identify…

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Hip internal rotation during skating deceleration likely cause of higher FAI rate in ice hockey goaltenders

September 23, 2015
According to recently published data, hip internal rotation during skating deceleration is likely the cause of femoroacetabular impingement being…

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Non-biologic device for ACJ instability yields better shoulder scores than Weaver-Dunn procedure

September 18, 2015
LIVERPOOL, United Kingdom — At the start of his career, W. Angus Wallace, MB ChB, FRCS(Ed & Eng), FRCSEd(Orth), FFSEM(UK), FHKCOS(Hon)

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Researchers call for consideration of pre-injury status in ACL reconstruction evaluations

September 17, 2015
LIVERPOOL, United Kingdom — Investigators who studied outcomes following ACL reconstruction said they believe patients’ pre-injury status…

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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…

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Early results indicate safety and efficacy of lateral collagen meniscus implant

September 4, 2015
Investigators found significant improvements in all clinical scores from preoperative values to 2-year follow-up in patients who received a lateral…

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Findings support efficacy of ACL Injury Risk Estimation Quiz

September 4, 2015
The ACL Injury Risk Estimation Quiz is an efficient approach for evaluating individual differences for estimating ACL injury risk factors, according…

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Knee joint biomechanics could be altered at time of return to play after ACL reconstruction

September 2, 2015
Researchers who conducted this study found greater knee movement asymmetries in the sagittal plane in patients with low quadriceps strength compared…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Isolated hip joint pathology a common cause of chronic hip and groin pain

August 28, 2015
Based on this retrospective review, hip joint pathology is the most common clinical entity related to chronic hip and groin pain and, frequently, it…

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VIDEO: Nawabi on outcomes of hip arthroscopy for patients with symptomatic borderline dysplasia

August 25, 2015
ORLANDO, Fla. — At the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Danyal H. Nawabi, MD, discussed a study on outcomes of…

10 items to read in pediatric and adolescent sports medicine

August 24, 2015
Orthopedics Today has highlighted ten important stories to keep your practice up-to-date regarding sports medicine issues in younger patients.  

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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…

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Arthroscopic posterior capsulolabral plication found effective for shoulder instability in throwing athletes

August 12, 2015
Arthroscopic capsulolabral plication was found in a retrospective comparative study to be an effective treatment for unidirectional posterior…

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Overuse injuries a common issue for collegiate and high school athletes

August 11, 2015
According to recently published data, overuse injury is a significant issue facing athletes at the collegiate and high school levels. Researchers…

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Pitchers’ blood flow decreased in provocative shoulder position

August 6, 2015
After one competitive baseball season, the blood flow of pitchers significantly decreased when in a provocative shoulder position, according to…