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Patient-reported results, knee stability improved after all-inside double-bundle ACL reconstruction

Investigators found significant improvements from preoperative measures at 24.8-month follow-up for both mean side-to-side differences and Lysholm scores in patients who underwent double-bundle ACL reconstruction using a special drill pin guide and reamer, along with a laser-guided device to facilitate a transtibial approach. nvestigators followed 24 patients with a mean age 31 years. Bone tunnel […]

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What Happens When You Crack Your Knuckles

Despite the wives’ tales that tie cracking your knuckles to problems like arthritis, many habitual knuckle-crackers just can’t help themselves. But do they really have anything to fear? Probably not, a new study suggests. The authors of this study recently figured out what makes that wonderful popping sound when you crack your knuckles — and […]

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Debridement cited as better initial option to treat infection after reverse shoulder arthroplasty

Results from a retrospective, multicenter study by French researchers that investigated treatment options for infection after reverse shoulder arthroplasty supported the use of debridement as a first-line treatment, but noted this option had a 54% healing rate. Findings showed the total complication rate was 26%. Investigators cited Propionbacterium acnes and coagulase-negative staphylococci as the main […]

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Why treating shoulder pain in baseball pitchers and other throwing athletes is so difficult

Despite increasing medical knowledge, treating shoulder pain in baseball pitchers and other throwing athletes remains one of the most challenging tasks in sports medicine. Results of treatment as not as predictable as patients, doctors or coaches would like to think. The results of treatment are not as predictable as the patient, family, trainer, coach and […]

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ACL injury most likely in female high school athletes participating in basketball, soccer, lacrosse

Data presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics Conference and Exhibition indicates female high school athletes have a higher risk of ACL tear per exposure than their male counterparts. This risk is higher still in female athletes who participate in basketball, soccer and lacrosse. It has been well established that the risk for ACL tear […]

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