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2014-07-31 23:06:02

The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) presents The O'Donoghue Award for the best overall research paper dealing with clinical-based research or human in-vivo research to Aspen Orthopaedic Associates surgeons. Aspen, CO (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) annually gives the The O'Donoghue Award to the best overall research paper dealing with clinical-based research or human in-vivo research. As part of a...

2014-07-23 12:31:32

Dr. Mark Sanders helps diabetic patients understand the importance of maintaining foot and ankle health - provides free health assessment HOUSTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark S. Sanders MD FACS of the Sanders Clinic for Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine is a featured participant in the American Diabetes Association Expo July 26 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the Reliant Center, Hall B - Booth 858. Over 8000 attendees are expected to participate in the event....

2014-07-22 16:25:53

ROSEMONT, Ill., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a literature review in the July issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS), patients' activity level is a strong predictor for how well they will do with certain treatments and how well they recover from injuries after treatment. Patients are encouraged to ask their orthopaedic surgeon if activity level is an important factor in their treatment decision. For example, more active patients...

2014-07-13 23:01:59

Athletes with a certain genetic make-up are prone to a longer recovery period from concussions, according to research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Annual Meeting. The research marks the first of its kind investigating a genetic association to concussion based on the known physical events that occur after a head injury. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 Athletes with a certain genetic make-up are prone to a longer recovery period from...

2014-07-11 23:05:36

Shoulder instability is a common injury in football players but the rate of return to play has not been regularly determined following surgery. A new study, discussed at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Annual Meeting today details that return rates for NFL players is approximately 90 percent no matter what the stabilization procedure (open vs. arthroscopic). Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Shoulder instability is a common injury in football players but...

2014-07-11 23:05:34

College athletes experiencing in-season shoulder instability regularly return to play within one week of injury, but developed recurrent instability in 63% of cases, according to research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Annual Meeting. This latest information may help guide team physicians in providing the most optimal treatment plans for injured players. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 College athletes experiencing in-season shoulder...

2014-07-11 23:05:32

Re-tearing a repaired knee Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) happens all too frequently, however a recent study being presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's (AOSSM) Annual Meeting suggests that identification and patient education regarding modifiable risk factors may minimize the chance of a future ACL tear. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Re-tearing a repaired knee Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) happens all too frequently, however a recent study...

2014-07-11 23:05:30

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstructions occur more than 200,000 times a year, but the type of material used to create a new ligament may determine how long you stay in the game, say researchers presenting their work today at the Annual Meeting of the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine (AOSSM). Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstructions occur more than 200,000 times a year, but the type of material used to create a new ligament...

2014-07-10 23:08:02

Young patients who wait for ACL surgery may be at increased risk for secondary knee injuries, according to research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Annual Meeting. The study adds to existing research noting the risk of secondary meniscal and chondral injuries in pediatric patients. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Young patients who wait for ACL surgery may be at increased risk for secondary knee injuries, according to research...

2014-07-10 23:07:59

The common elbow surgery made famous by Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher, Tommy John, definitely does its job to return pitchers to the mound, but risks for having the surgery may be able to be recognized earlier in a player’s career, say researchers presenting their work at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Annual Meeting today. The study was the largest cohort of MLB pitchers, to date, that have undergone UCL reconstruction. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July...


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