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Platelet-rich plasma injections may lead to improvements in tissue healing

Source: Science Daily After platelet-rich plasma injections, researchers have described the structural change in the healing process as well as improvement in patients’ pain and function, in a new report. Read More

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Preventing long-term complications of an ACL tear

Source: Medical Xpress A torn ACL (also known as the anterior cruciate ligament) is one of the most common knee injuries, with as many as 200,000 cases per year in the U.S. Young people under […]

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Tenodesis, tenotomy showed favorable results in treatment of long head of biceps tendon lesions

Source: Healio Results presented at the Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting showed favorable results with both tenodesis and tenotomy in the treatment of lesions of the long head of the biceps tendon. Read […]

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Patient Understanding, Expectations, and Satisfaction Regarding Rotator Cuff Injuries and Surgical Management

Source: Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery Rotator cuff injuries are among the most common in orthopaedics, with rotator cuff repair surgery consistently reported as one of the most commonly performed orthopaedic procedures. […]

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Martial arts can be hazardous to kids

Source: Medical Xpress (HealthDay)—Perhaps there’s a black belt in your child’s future. But for safety’s sake, kids should only engage in noncontact forms of martial arts, a new American Academy of Pediatrics report says. Read […]

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BLOG: Hardware complications in revision ACL reconstruction take careful consideration

Source: Healio Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction is a commonly performed orthopedic procedure with more than 100,000 reconstructions performed annually in the United States. Despite improved surgical techniques and rehabilitation protocols, anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction failure […]

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The Relationship Between Shoulder Stiffness and Rotator Cuff Healing

Source: JBJS Retear and stiffness are not uncommon outcomes of rotator cuff repair. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relationship between rotator cuff repair healing and shoulder stiffness. Read More

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Rate of injuries among youth soccer players doubled, new study finds

Source: Science Daily From 1990 through 2014, the number of soccer-related injuries treated in hospital emergency departments in the US each year increased by 78 percent and the yearly rate of injuries increased by 111 […]

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Study finds predictors for ACL injury are dissimilar between male and female athletes

Source: Healio Except for increased anterior-posterior knee laxity, results from this study indicated female athletes and male athletes were not similar with regard to predictors for first-time noncontact ACL injury. Read More

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Extra physical education classes may benefit bone health in girls, study shows

Source: Science Daily The seven-year study specifically measured the impact of school-based exercise on tibia cortical bone mass distribution, finding that the extra activity time saw significant bone benefits in girls. Read More

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