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Scoliosis Screenings Can Help Catch Spine Problem Early
Routine screenings for scoliosis, or curvature of the spine, help ensure the condition doesn t take a toll on children s health and self-esteem, according to an orthopedic specialist. One out of every 25 children develops scoliosis, says Dr. Scott Sorenson, a pediatric orthopedic surgeon at Penn State Children s Hospital in Hershey, Pa. The condition usually occurs when kids reach their preteen ye ...
Healthday - Mon. Jul 15
Lateral extra-articular tenodesis reduces hamstring autograft
The addition of lateral extra-articular tenodesis to a hamstring autograft in knee surgery in young active patients significantly reduces graft failure and persistent anterolateral rotatory laxity at two years post operatively. The research, presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Orthopedic Sports Medicine Society, received the O Donoghue Sports Injury Award. Orthopedic surgeons use an ex ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jul 15
Does autograft choice in ACL reconstruction affect recurrent ACL revision rates?
Young athletes who have anterior cruciate ligament surgery are more likely to need an additional surgery if they received a hamstring graft compared to a bone-patellar tendon-bone graft, according to research presented today at the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. The research was conducted by group of clinicians led by Dr. Christopher C. Kaeding of Ohio State Univer ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jul 15
Over-conditioning kills: Non-traumatic fatalities in football is preventable
Most non-traumatic fatalities among high school and college football athletes do not occur while playing the game of football, but rather during conditioning sessions which are often associated with overexertion or punishment drills required by coaches and team staff, according to research presented today at the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. The research was prese ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jul 15
Outcomes of non-operatively treated elbow ulnar in professional baseball players
Professional baseball players with a low-grade elbow injury that occurs on the humeral side of the elbow have a better chance of returning to throw and returning to play, and a lower risk of ulnar collateral ligament surgery than players who suffered more severe injuries on the ulnar side of the elbow. The research was presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Orthopedic Society of Sports Me ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jul 15
Does use of headgear reduce the rate injuries in high school women's lacrosse?
Headgear worn during women s lacrosse practice and games can reduce the rate of head and face injuries as well as concussions, according to research presented by researchers in the Department of Orthopedics at the New York University Langone Health. The research was presented today at the American Orthopedics Society of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. There has been continued controversy regarding ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jul 15
Athletes at a higher risk for ACL injury after return to sport
Young athletes who do not achieve a 90 percent score on a battery of tests that measure fitness to return to athletic competition, including quadricep strength, are at increased risk for a second knee injury, according to research presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine. Orthopedic surgeons and sports medicine professionals have established return-to-s ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jul 15
Lower back pain when standing or walking: Causes and treatment
Lower back pain is very common, so determining an underlying cause may often come down to looking at other symptoms and details. If lower back pain occurs when standing or walking, the pain may be due to muscle fatigue.
Medical News Today - Mon. Jul 15
Treating back pain without surgery: 11 alternative treatment options
Chronic or long-term back pain can be challenging for doctors to treat. However, it is possible to treat back pain without surgery, such as having spinal manipulation, acupuncture, and making lifestyle changes.
Medical News Today - Mon. Jul 15
Lower back pain and constipation: Causes and treatment
Lower back pain and constipation can be symptoms of a single condition or unrelated symptoms that happen to occur at the same time.
Medical News Today - Mon. Jul 15
Lower back pain and diarrhea: Causes and treatment
Lower back pain and diarrhea are both common, and if they occur at the same time, it could be coincidental. However, both can also result from more serious underlying medical conditions.
Medical News Today - Mon. Jul 15
Back pain and incontinence: Is it related, causes, and treatment
Sometimes, back pain and incontinence can co-occur as two symptoms of the same condition, such as cauda equina syndrome CES . At other times, they may develop at the same time but be due to other, unrelated conditions.
Medical News Today - Mon. Jul 15