The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons has announced an update to its clinical practice guideline for the management and treatment of ACL injuries, according to a press release.
As a new school year begins, many students return to their favorite sports or try something new.
Data showed that women develop adhesive capsulitis at a faster rate than men and that there are risk factors unique to women. Female athletes are also more likely to experience traumatic shoulder instability than male athletes.
Compared with conservative treatment, hematoma aspiration combined with platelet-rich plasma injection may shorten return to play and reduce recurrence rate among athletes with grade 2 hamstring strains, according to published results.
Two new studies on pain relief suggest there is a safer alternative to addictive opioid painkillers after knee and shoulder surgery.
Results showed use of blood flow restriction therapy in the early postoperative period after ACL reconstruction may improve short-term pain scores and quadriceps strength within the first 3 months after surgery.
Regardless of patellar height and trochlear dysplasia, isolated medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction yielded “excellent” midterm outcomes with low redislocation rates in skeletally immature patients, according to published results.
All athletes know the pain of the different injuries they acquire while participating in their sport. Swimmers can go down a long list of different injuries they have acquired during competitions and practice. Here are a few of the typical injuries that are experienced by swimmers.
Compared with repair or no treatment, medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction yielded the best outcomes in adolescent patients with an acute first-time patellar dislocation and an associated intra-articular loose body.
The use of the palmar hamate grip may increase the risk of hook of the hamate fracture in National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I baseball players, according to new research.