Patients who take prescription opioids for more than 60 days before total knee or hip replacement surgery are at significantly higher risk of being readmitted to the hospital and of undergoing repeat joint-replacement surgery.
Young pitchers who exceed pitch count limits are more prone to elbow injuries. Season statistics of players were compared relative to pitch count limits.
When it comes to workout routines, most people tend to focus on muscle groups that they can see or feel working immediately—legs, butt, abs, and arms.
A prevention program that improves physical function was effective in the prevention of medial elbow injury in youth baseball players, according to a recently published study.
Despite improvements in clinical outcomes and a low incidence of retears among patients who underwent either immediate or delayed surgical repair of a partial-thickness rotator cuff tear, results published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine showed delayed surgery yielded superior functional outcomes at 6 months postoperatively.
A new study presented at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) looked at soccer athletes who sustained an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction to better understand the average return to play time and their risk of injury following a revision ACL reconstruction.
Source: Science Daily
The type of exercise that children get in school does make a difference, according to a major Danish study. Schoolchildren 8 to 10 years old develop stronger bones, increased muscular strength and improved balance when ball games or circuit training are on the timetable.