Hamstring injuries in baseball may be preventable

Creating a program to prevent hamstring injuries in minor league and major league baseball players might be a possibility say researchers presenting their work today at the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine's (AOSSM) Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs, CO.

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Knee Injections vs. Knee Replacement: What are My Options?

According to the Arthritis Foundation, over 50 million Americans have arthritis. The most common form of arthritis is osteoarthritis, which is a degenerative joint disease. Though it can occur in younger people, it often affects people 50 years of age and older.

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Tranexamic acid use in TSA linked with reduced blood loss, shorter hospitalization

Patients who received tranexamic acid prior to total shoulder arthroplasty had a statistically significant reduction in blood loss and had shorter recovery room and hospital stays than controls, according to results.

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Anatomic reinsertion seen as preferred surgical method of distal biceps tears

In the surgical treatment of distal biceps tendon tears, investigators of this study found surgeons preferred anatomic reinsertion to the radial tuberosity.

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Meeting Patient Needs with Tailored ACL Preservation Surgery

People bring clothing to the tailor to avoid the “one size fits all” experience. They are looking to receive a custom fit – some of the tailor’s best work – of a suit or dress so that it fits his or her body perfectly.

The standard approach to ACL injury across the world is to perform a reconstruction of the ligament using a variety of techniques and grafts. This procedure removes all of the remnants of the torn ligament, and replaces them with a graft, that is supposed to act as scaffolding for the body to create a new ligament out of scar tissue. I consider this technique to be the “one size fits all” approach.

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