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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...

2014-07-10 23:07:57

As cases of Little League Shoulder (LLS) occur more frequently, the need for additional information about the causes and outcomes of the condition has become clear. Researchers presenting at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Annual Meeting today shared new data identifying associated risk factors, common treatment options and return to play. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 As cases of Little League Shoulder (LLS) occur more frequently, the need for...

2014-07-03 16:22:21

ANNAPOLIS, Md., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HeadFirst Sports Injury and Concussion Care, a service of Righttime Medical Care, is hosting a series of free informational workshops to raise the level of public knowledge about concussions. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140204/PH58878LOGO Concussions, also called mild Traumatic Brain Injuries (mTBI), occur when there is a bump, blow or jolt to the head or body that results in the brain being jostled inside the skull. Many...

2014-06-24 23:16:45

This common condition is investigated in an interstitial Public Television segment. (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Sports hernias have been seen by athletes across a number of sports. A hernia is a tear or strain within the soft tissue of the groin or lower abdomen area. The soft tissue can be in the muscle, tendon, or ligament. Sports hernias affect athletes of all levels. Jimmy Johnson, a former NFL coach, is the host of Leading Edge, a series dedicated to discussing an array of topics to the...

2014-06-23 12:25:09

CHICAGO, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parents and coaches are invited to learn more about preventing the most common youth sports injuries and to meet the doctors who treat many of Chicago's pro athletes at a free sports injury summit at U.S. Cellular Field, July 31, 8 am - 12:30 pm. The second annual Sports Medicine Summit is being hosted by Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Center for Orthopedic Education & Learning. Attendees will have an opportunity to interact with some of the nation's...

2014-05-29 12:26:26

New King-Devick Vision Test Accurately and Objectively Evaluates Athletes to Determine 'Removal from Play' OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As youth-related sport injuries continue to rise, today's Healthy Kids and Safe Sports Concussion Summit at the White House addressed one major area of concern - the importance of concussion detection. Leaders from the Veteran Distribution Company, based in Oakbrook Terrace, Ill., participated in the summit to discuss the...

2014-05-21 23:15:27

Ways And Exercises To Prevent Sports Injuries Like Sprain And Strain, a new report on the website Vkool.com uncovers a wide range of preventive strategies for sports injuries. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Sports injuries can happen when people exercise or play sports. Ways And Exercises To Prevent Sports Injuries Like Sprain And Strain, a new report created by Preeti Verma on the site Vkool.com, shows simple and easy tips and advice on how to avoid sports injuries such as sprains and...

2014-05-01 08:30:52

Year-round Play Contributes to 10-fold Increase of Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction Among Youth ROSEMONT, Ill., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Baseball season is back and so are the injuries. But, elbow injuries, once seen as a problem for professional athletes, are becoming more prevalent among high school and middle school athletes due to increased play and competition at the youth level. Repetitive stress to a pitcher's ulnar collateral ligament (UCL)--an important...

2014-04-30 20:22:46

ROSEMONT, Ill., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green fields and warmer temperatures herald a new spring sports season. But after months of limited or indoor activity, how do you return to the game you love without aches and pains? Baseball, softball, golf and lacrosse are popular spring sports. And while outdoor exercise is advantageous, these activities do cause many injuries each year, especially among child and adolescent athletes. According to the U.S. Consumer Product...


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