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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...

2014-07-17 23:11:10

Medicine in Motion celebrates its five-year anniversary with a second office in a convenient location on W. 38th St. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Medicine in Motion is proud to announce the grand opening of its new central Austin location at 711 W. 38th St., Suite G4. Dr. Martha Pyron opened the first office of her sports medicine-centric practice in 2009 in North Austin at 13805 Research Blvd., Suite 150. Medicine in Motion is a facility for all sports-related injuries, sports...

2014-07-17 20:22:37

HOUSTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scott Rand, M.D., a primary care sports medicine physician at Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital recently participated in a select program for healthcare providers designated to travel with U.S. Olympic teams. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140717/128478 The Olympic team healthcare provider training was held at the U.S. Olympic Complex in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the flagship training center and headquarters for the...

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 23:09:14

The Steadman Philippon Research Institute is having their annual fundraiser event "Rock the Research" featuring Darius Rucker July 14. This year, NFL Hall of Fame member Bruce Smith will be a special guest to honor Dr. Richard Steadman. Vail, Colorado (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 VAIL – Bruce Smith, a National Football League Hall of Fame member, will be a special guest to honor Dr. Richard Steadman at “Rock the Research 2014” on Monday, July 14th, at the Gerald R. Ford...

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...


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