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Treatment Options for De Quervain's Tenosynovitis

De Quervain’s tenosynovitis, also known as chronic stenotic tenosynovitis and de Quervain’s disease, is a condition affecting the thumb extensor tendons and has many…

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march 2021 sports medicine journal roundup review
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March 2021 Sports Medicine Journal Roundup

We review the March 2021 sports medicine journals all in one place. Get all of the orthopedic journals for the month in a single…

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Plantar Fasciitis Review

Plantar fasciitis is a common source of heel pain that is due to degeneration of the plantar fascia insertion on the calcaneus.

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Capsular Distension for Adhesive Capsulitis

Adhesive capsulitis, often called frozen shoulder, is a disease where the shoulder becomes stiff and painful. There are a variety of treatment options including…

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Closed Reduction Techniques for Elbow Dislocations

Elbow dislocations are common among adult and child athletes. Physicians should be familiar with various reduction techniques.

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Nasal Fractures

Nasal Fractures and other nasal injuries are common among athletes and sports medicine physicians should be familiar with diagnosis and management.

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February 2021 Sports Medicine Journal Roundup

We review the February 2021 sports medicine journals all in one place. Get all of the orthopedic journals for the month in a single…

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Baastrup's Disease

Baastrup’s disease, also known as kissing spine syndrome and interspinous bursitis, results from adjacent spinous processes in the lumbar spine rubbing against each other…

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Recurrent Patellar Instability

Anterior knee pain due to recurrent patellar instability is one of the most common entities seen in a sports medicine practice.

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Prepatellar Bursitis

Prepatellar bursitis (PPB), sometimes termed ‘housemaid’s knee’ or ‘carpenter’s knee’, refers to inflammation of the bursa in the prepatellar soft tissue above the patella.

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January 2021 Sports Medicine Journal Roundup

We review the January 2021 sports medicine and orthopedic journals all in one place. Get all of the sports medicine research for the month…

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Distal Biceps Tendon Tear

Acute distal biceps tendon tears are fairly uncommon elbow and upper arm injuries that mainly affect active males and typically require surgery.

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Treatment of Achilles Tendon Rupture

The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the body and is made of a complex anatomical structure which are prone to rupture.

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Iron Deficiency Anemia in Athletes

Iron Deficiency Anemia (IDA) is a spectrum of disease common in athletes, especially among females and those that participate in endurance sports.

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Percutaneous Ultrasound Guided Tenotomy Part 2: The Procedure

Percutaneous needle tenotomy is a treatment option for chronic tendinopathies which have not responded well to other treatments.

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December 2020 Sports Medicine Journal Roundup

We review the December 2020 sports medicine and orthopedic journals all in one place. Get all of the sports medicine research for the month…

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Evidence for Ultrasonic Tenotomy for Tendinopathy

Percutaneous needle tenotomy, sometimes referred to as Tenex, uses ultrasonic vibration of a needle to remove the necrotic tissue found in tendinopathy.

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Blood Flow Restriction Training
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Blood Flow Restriction Training

Blood Flow Restriction Training (BFRT), AKA Kaatsu, is a rehabilitation technique quickly gaining popularity among physicians and physical therapists for a variety of injuries.

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Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome
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Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome of the Lower Extremity

Chronic exertional compartment syndrome (CECS) is causes leg weakness and tingling during exercise in certain athletes such as running, sprinting and jumping sports.

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November 2020 Sports Medicine Journal Roundup

We review the November 2020 sports medicine and orthopedic journals all in one place. Get all of the sports medicine research for the month…

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Diagnosing Osteoarthritis with a Knee Radiograph

Knee osteoarthritis is one of the most common causes of knee pain and can easily be diagnosed with standard radiographs or xrays of the…

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A Quick Update on Knee Dislocations

Buy on Amazon A Quick Update on Knee Dislocations Knee dislocations are a catastrophic injury to the knee defined by loss of articulation between…

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Subchondral Insufficiency Fracture of the Knee

Subchondral Insufficiency Fracture of the Knee Spontaneous osteonecrosis of the knee (SONK), also called subchondral insufficiency fractures of the knee (SIFK), was first described…

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October 2020 Journal Review Roundup
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October 2020 Sports Medicine Journal Roundup

October 2020 Sports Medicine Journal Roundup The American Journal of Sports Medicine (October 2020) Hagemans FJA, Jonkers FJ, van Dam MJJ, von Gerhardt AL,…

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Diagnosing Posterior Labral Tears

Diagnosing Posterior Labral Tears Diagnosing a posterior labral tear of the shoulder can be difficult for physicians. These tears can present with a wide…

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Extensor Tendon Injuries of the Knee

Extensor Tendon Injuries of the Knee This week we’re going to review injuries to the extensor mechanism of the knee. To begin, we should…

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Cervical Spine & Spinal Cord Injuries in Athletes

Cervical Spine & Spinal Cord Injuries in Athletes Introduction Cervical spine and spinal cord injuries (SCI) are uncommon in athletes but carry significant risk…

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A Brief Recap of Infectious Mononucleosis in Athletes

Mono, or infectious mononucleosis, sometimes referred to as ‘kissing disease’ is a viral triad of pharyngitis, fever and cervical lymphadenopathy caused by the epstein-barr…

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A Review of Overtraining Syndrome (OTS)

A Review of Overtraining Syndrome (OTS) Overtraining syndrome (OTS) is an entity which is poorly understood in sports medicine. One challenge is that it…

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Important History and Physical Examination Pearls of Athletic Back Pain

Important History and Physical Examination Pearls of Athletic Back Pain Author: Clay Guynn, DO FAAPM&R/Sports Medicine Low back pain is a topic that many…

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