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  • Study shows substantial benefits in obese patients after hip arthroscopy

    Although obese patients undergoing hip arthroscopy started with lower absolute scores preoperatively and ended with lower overall absolute postoperative scores, they showed substantial benefit from surgery, demonstrating a degree of improvement similar to non-obese patients, according to study results. Researchers assessed 680 patients undergoing primary hip arthroscopy preoperatively and postoperatively with four patient-reported outcome measures. […]

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  • Common hip issue in teens misdiagnosed as pulled muscle

    An athlete felt pain in his groin after a collision at the plate with an opposing player. He thought he had pulled a muscle, but it turns out he was suffering from a common condition seen in teens and young adults known as hip impingement. “The issue with hip impingement is not treating it, but […]

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  • Prompt, appropriate medical care for dislocated shoulder injuries

    Prompt and appropriate treatment of a dislocated shoulder — when the head of the upper arm bone (humerus) is completely knocked out of the shoulder socket (glenoid) — can minimize risk for future dislocations as well as the effects of related bone, muscle and nerve injuries, according to a literature review appearing in the December […]

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  • The difficulties of treating shoulder pain in baseball pitchers

    Results of treating shoulder pain in baseball pitchers and other throwing athletes are not as predictable as doctors, patients and coaches would like to think, according to a report in the journal Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America. Nickolas Garbis, MD, an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in shoulder and elbow injuries at Loyola […]

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  • Link possible between oral contraceptive use, ACL injury in females

    The researchers evaluated 4,497 women who were treated operatively for an ACL injury between July 2005 and December 2011 and 8,858 age-matched, uninjured controls. Data in the operative cohort were culled from the Danish Knee Ligament Reconstruction Registry, and patients were divided into subgroups based on whether they used oral contraceptives at the time of […]

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  • Why treating shoulder pain in baseball pitchers and other throwing athletes is so difficult

    Despite increasing medical knowledge, treating shoulder pain in baseball pitchers and other throwing athletes remains one of the most challenging tasks in sports medicine. “The results of treatment are not as predictable as the patient, family, trainer, coach and doctor would like to think,” according to an article in the journal Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation […]

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