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Stresses on elbow during pitching may alter multiple structures

October 12, 2015
In a pre- and post-season ultrasound evaluation of high school pitchers’ elbows, adaptive changes occurred to multiple structures about the…

In the Journals

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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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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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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PRP likely not superior to viscosupplementation for knee OA

August 26, 2015
Researchers of this randomized controlled trial found that compared with hyaluronic acid, platelet-rich plasma did not provide superior clinical…

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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…

Meeting News Coverage

Ankle sleeves, lace-up braces may improve neuromuscular control during Drop Vertical Jump test

July 30, 2015
ORLANDO, Fla. — When using ankle sleeves and lace-up braces, athletes showed improvements in neuromuscular control while performing the Drop…

DJO Global announces launch and FDA clearance of wireless electric muscle stimulation device

July 16, 2015
DJO Global recently announced its launch of Compex Wireless USA, which the company says is the first FDA-cleared wireless neuromuscular electronic…

Meeting News Coverage

Lateral decubital position shows lower recurrent shoulder instability rate vs. beach chair positon

June 8, 2015
LYON, France — Researchers observed a significantly lower recurrent instability rate at an average follow-up of 45 months with arthroscopic…

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…

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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…

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SLAP repair may alter thoracic rotation in baseball pitchers

December 31, 2014
According to recently published data, baseball pitchers who undergo superior labrum anterior-posterior repair can develop altered patterns of…

The top ten items to read regarding pediatric and adolescent sports medicine

August 21, 2014
Orthopedics Today has highlighted ten important stories to keep your practice up-to-date regarding sports medicine issues in younger patients.  

Fatigue issues pose biggest threat to arms of young baseball pitchers

July 23, 2014
Young baseball pitchers can lessen the likelihood of injury by taking steps to ensure their pitching does not overly fatigue their arm, according to…

Meeting News Coverage

Glenohumeral internal rotation deficit is risk factor for little league shoulder

July 10, 2014
SEATTLE — In a study of young athletes with little league shoulder researchers found that almost one-third had glenohumeral internal rotation

In the Journals

ACI achieves excellent outcomes in treatment of patella cartilage defects

July 7, 2014
Treatment of cartilage defects in the patella with autologous chondrocyte implantation achieved self-rated subjective good and excellent outcomes in…

In the Journals

Landing biomechanics shed light on ACL injury differences in dancers, athletes

July 3, 2014
Female team sport athletes displayed a greater knee valgus than male team sport athletes and male and female dancers, whereas dancers exhibited…

The most important stories to read from the Extreme Sports Medicine Congress

June 30, 2014
Orthopedics Today features the eight stories deemed the most important to emerge from the inaugural International Extreme Sports Medicine Annual…

Meeting News Coverage

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…

Meeting News Coverage

Speaker: Basic hip exercises best for evaluating extreme sports athletes

June 17, 2014
BOULDER, Colo. — Basic hip exercises are likely to produce the best means to evaluate injuries in extreme sports athletes, according to a…