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Latest American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Stories

2014-03-15 23:01:41

Researchers presented results today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Specialty Day in New Orleans that adolescents who have an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstruction are more likely to demonstrate osteoarthritic changes later in life. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 Researchers presented results today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Specialty Day in New Orleans that adolescents who have an Anterior...

2014-03-15 23:01:39

Patients undergoing meniscal allograft transplantation (MAT) surgery require an additional operation approximately 32% of the time, but overall see a 95% success rate after an average five-year follow-up, according to new research released today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Specialty Day. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 Patients undergoing meniscal allograft transplantation (MAT) surgery require an additional operation approximately 32% of the...

2014-03-15 23:01:37

Long-term outcomes of revision arthroscopic rotator cuff repair surgery is not as successful as in a first-time surgery, according to researchers from the Orthopaedic Research Institute in Sydney, Australia, who are presenting their work today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Specialty Day. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 Long-term outcomes of revision arthroscopic rotator cuff repair surgery is not as successful as in a first-time surgery,...

2014-03-14 00:22:58

NEW ORLEANS, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study presented today at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) found no link between neurocognitive function and years of football play in adolescent athletes. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), between 1.6 and 3.8 million sports and recreation-related concussions occur each year in the U.S., most of which go untreated by medical professionals. Concussions and...

2013-12-12 23:03:19

The Partners of Peachtree Orthopaedic Clinic are pleased to announce that Dr. William (Scott) Kimmerly will be traveling with the US Ski Team to Austria to serve as their team medical provider and primary orthopaedic physician as they ready themselves for the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Atlanta’s oldest and most prestigious orthopaedic group, currently celebrating its 60th Anniversary, continues to be the top choice to support...

2013-10-16 23:00:45

As ACL injuries end the seasons of many current and prospective NFL players, Sports Reaction Center offers a cutting-edge program that reduces an athlete’s risk of injury. Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 A torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the most commonly injured body parts in sports-related incidents. With the National Football League (NFL) season underway, many players are suffering season-ending ACL tears—Sports Reaction Center (SRC), a sports physical...

2013-09-26 23:29:57

James Lubowitz, MD, a U.S. ski team doctor, lectured to his international peers at the Arthroscopy Association of German Speaking Countries (AGA) on returning to skiing after an ACL Tear. Santa Fe, New Mexico (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 The Arthroscopy Association of German Speaking Countries (AGA) selected New Mexico orthopedic specialist James Lubowitz, MD as an international participant at the 2013 annual meeting in Wiesbaden, Germany. Serving as an honorary member of AGA since 2010,...

2013-09-26 18:01:46

Shared decision making refers to a set of principles that can be employed by patients and their physicians to explicitly incorporate patient preferences and values into clinical decision making.  Past research shows that patients, who have an enhanced knowledge of their medical conditions and treatment alternatives, demonstrate a reduced anxiety when it comes to medical decision making. A recent study in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery looked at a group of patients with advanced hip...

2013-09-25 20:22:02

AVON, Conn., Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- /Continental Who's Who/- Dr. Thomas M. DeBerardino, M.D. is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Top Orthopedic Surgeon as a result of his vast success within the field of Sports Medicine. Dr. DeBerardino is an Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery with the University of Connecticut Health Center. In his current role, Dr. DeBerardino specializes in Sports Medicine; Arthroscopic Surgery of the Knee, Hip and Shoulder; Management of...

2013-08-19 20:20:59

Orthopaedic surgeons provide safety tips to avoid football, soccer and other fall sport injuries ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The end of summer means the start of practice for soccer, football, volleyball and other fall sports, and unfortunately, related injuries too. Statistics from the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) show the following results for individuals treated in emergency rooms and doctors' offices in the U.S. during 2012: --...