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Patient-reported results, knee stability improved after all-inside double-bundle ACL reconstruction

Date: 31 Jan 2017

Source: Healio

Investigators found significant improvements from preoperative measures at 24.8-month follow-up for both mean side-to-side differences and Lysholm scores in patients who underwent double-bundle ACL reconstruction using a special drill pin guide and reamer, along with a laser-guided device to facilitate a transtibial approach.

Imaging identifies cartilage regeneration in long-distance runners

Date: 31 Jan 2017

Source: RSNA News

Using a mobile MRI truck, researchers followed runners for 4,500 kilometers through Europe to study the physical limits and adaptation of athletes over a 64-day period, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).

Martial arts can be hazardous to kids

Date: 31 Jan 2017

Source: Medical Xpress

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.

BLOG: Hardware complications in revision ACL reconstruction take careful consideration

Date: 31 Jan 2017

Source: Healio

Revision ACLR can pose a variety of surgical challenges. Evaluation of patient risk factors, prior surgical technique, prior tunnel placement, tunnel osteolysis, prior grafts utilized and implanted hardware must be considered prior to performing a revision ACLR case.

The Relationship Between Shoulder Stiffness and Rotator Cuff Healing

Date: 31 Jan 2017

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.

Hamstring injuries in baseball may be preventable

Date: 22 Aug 2016

Source: Medical Xpress

Creating a program to prevent hamstring injuries in minor league and major league baseball players might be a possibility say researchers presenting their work today at the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs, CO.

Single image slice may not capture 3-D muscle measurements in rotator cuff tears

Date: 22 Aug 2016

Source: Healio

Patients with rotator cuff tears experience fatty infiltration increased percentages of most likely caused primarily by muscle atrophy and a single image slice did not capture 3-D muscle measurements, according to recently published data.

Wearable neuromuscular device may help reduce ACL injuries in female soccer players

Date: 22 Aug 2016

Source: Medical Xpress

Using a wearable neuromuscular device can reduce the risk of ACL injury in female soccer athletes, according to new research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs, CO.

Multiple risk factors, BMD associated with hip fracture in older men

Date: 03 Jun 2016

Source: Healio

Older men with an increasing number of specific risk factors combined with decreased bone mineral density at the femoral neck are at elevated risk for hip fracture, according to study findings.

Better fix for torn ACLs

Date: 03 Jun 2016

Source: Science Daily

Researchers at the University of Missouri School of Medicine have developed a model to show that a newer surgical technique results in a stronger, more natural ACL repair.

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