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Determining Which Patients Can Skip ACL Reconstruction

Determining Which Patients Can Skip ACL Reconstruction

Conducted by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery, a new study has provided evidence that a person%u2019s knee shape could be an important factor in determining whether a patient should undergo ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) surgery following an ACL tear. The study is published in the... Read More


Female Athletes Experience ACL Knee Injures More Frequently

Female Athletes Experience ACL Knee Injures More Frequently

Anterior cruciate ligament knee injuries are much more likely to occur in female athletes compared to males, according to Loyola University Medical Center orthopedic surgeon Dr. Pietro Tonino. Dr. Tonino believes these injuries could be prevented by completing preseason conditioning, in additi... Read More


Young Athletes Avoid Injuries With Warm-up Routines

Young Athletes Avoid Injuries With Warm-up Routines

A simple set of new warm-up exercises provides young athletes considerable protection against season-ending knee injuries, according to a recent sports-medicine study. The findings, presented by scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, were published in the American Journ... Read More


MRI Excels at Detecting Wrist Ligament Tears

MRI Excels at Detecting Wrist Ligament Tears

The most advanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine is nearly as effective as going in surgically to detect tears in wrist ligaments, according to a recent study. The author of the paper in the American Journal of Roentgenology, Thomas Magee of Neuroskeletal Imaging in Merritt Islan... Read More


The Shoulder and Its Many Sources of Pain

The Shoulder and Its Many Sources of Pain

With all the extraordinary array of muscles, bones, ligaments and nerves that cluster in the shoulder, it's sometimes called the "spaghetti junction" of our bodies. And with this dizzying array of layered elements, it's not surprising that the shoulder is prone to many pains that may have ... Read More



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