In the Journals

Fear of pain following ACL reconstruction may inhibit return to play

March 17, 2015
Results from a recently published study demonstrated that patients who underwent ACL reconstruction and did not return-to-play may have been…

In the Journals

Deviations in muscle activity alter lower-limb control after ACL injuries

March 17, 2015
Patients with ACL injuries had specific alterations in the sensorimotor control of lower limbs as indicated by deviations in muscular activity…

In the Journals

Significant isokinetic deficits found with femoral nerve block use after ACL reconstruction

March 17, 2015
After ACL reconstruction, pediatric and adolescent patients treated with femoral nerve block for postoperative analgesia experienced significant…

In the Journals

Risk of secondary meniscal, chondral injuries increases with delayed ACL reconstruction

March 13, 2015
In pediatric patients, delayed ACL reconstruction increased the risks of secondary meniscal and chondral injuries, according to study results…

In the Journals

Transphyseal ACL reconstruction can offer positive long-term outcomes in pediatric patients

March 10, 2015
Recently published data indicated transphyseal ACL reconstruction offered a safe option that provided positive outcomes at long-term follow-up in…

In the Journals

Age not a predictor of adverse events after meniscectomy

March 10, 2015
Recently published data demonstrated increased comorbidity burden and history of smoking, not older age, increased patients’ risk of adverse…

In the Journals

Fibrin glue an effective scaffold for mesenchymal stem cell implantation in osteoarthritic knees

March 9, 2015
Study findings showed fibrin glue to be an effective scaffold for mesenchymal stem cell implantation when treating patients with osteoarthritic…

In the Journals

Study: MRI preferred to confirm exam-based diagnosis of meniscal tear

February 25, 2015
Recently published data indicated the preferred and most cost-effective usage of MRI in the diagnosis of meniscal tears was as confirmation of a…

Study of former NFL players links concussive brain damage to memory deficits

February 25, 2015
Using a battery of imaging and cognitive tests, Johns Hopkins specialists have gathered evidence of accumulated brain damage that may be linked to…

In the Journals

Risk of revision ACL reconstruction higher in adolescent soccer players

February 24, 2015
Participation in soccer and an age between 13 and 19 years was linked with an elevated rate of revision ACL reconstruction, according to recently…

In the Journals

Multiple factors likely influence enhanced lumbopelvic motion in golf swing

February 20, 2015
Recently published data demonstrated multiple factors, including muscle strength imbalances, muscle tightness and hip joint internal rotation…

Round TablesPublication Exclusive

Panel discusses nonoperative treatment options for patients with knee osteoarthritis

Orthopedics Today, February 2015
Treatment for knee osteoarthritis is being looked at with more scrutiny as more than 10 million adults in the United States are estimated to have…

Meeting News Coverage

Speaker: Consider history for treatment options of massive rotator cuff tears

January 20, 2015
KOLOA, Hawaii — The history of massive rotator cuff tears, in addition to patient age and occupation, are among the important issues to…

Meeting News Coverage

Microfracture not perfect, but results can be maximized

January 19, 2015
KOLOA, Hawaii — There will always be a place for microfracture, even though it is not currently the best technique to repair articular…

Meeting News Coverage

Osteotomy may be best suited for younger patients

January 19, 2015
KOLOA, Hawaii — In younger patients with unicompartmental articular cartilage pathologies, closing wedge osteotomy provides faster healing, and…

In the Journals

Strict rest after concussion did not improve outcomes

January 8, 2015
Strict rest immediately after a concussion did not improve outcomes and may have increased reported symptoms, according to study findings in…

CDC: Aseptic meningitis outbreak among football players linked to echovirus 30

December 31, 2014
Laboratory testing indicated an association between echovirus 30 and an outbreak of aseptic meningitis among high school football players in…