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Spondylolyisis and Spondylolisthesis

There is always confusion in the medical community in regards to spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis, although it is very likely to be seen in the…

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Management of Toe Fractures

Toe fractures represent one of the most commonly encountered fracture patterns in the clinical setting and can generally can be treated without surgery.

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Ultrasound Guided IT Band Injection

Ultrasound guided injection of the IT band bursa at the lateral femoral condyle is a treatment for IT band syndrome.

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Non operative ACL management
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Nonoperative ACL management

Both operative and nonoperative treatments of an ACL injury continue to evolve due to improved understanding of the structure and function of the native…

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A Review of Navicular Stress Fractures

Navicular stress fractures are commonly encountered in athletes who participate in track and field, running and basketball.

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Recognizing and Treating Bacterial Folliculitis

Folliculitis is an infection of the hair follicle that is most commonly caused by staphylococcus aureus.

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Sinding-Larsen-Johansson Syndrome

Sinding-Larsen-Johansson syndrome (SLJS) is a somewhat rare and overlooked cause of patellofemoral pain in adolescents.

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September 2021 Sports Medicine Journal Roundup
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September 2021 Sports Medicine Journal Roundup

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

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Osteochondral defect of the talus
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Osteochondral Defect of the Talus

Osteochondral Defect of the Talus is one of the most common places to get an OCD and can sometimes be treated nonsurgically depending on…

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Sideline Management of PIP Dislocation

PIP dislocations are the most common dislocation of the hand and are typically reduced on the sideline and managed conservatively.

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LCL injuries
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Lateral Collateral Ligament Injuries

The lateral collateral ligament (LCL) is the primary varus stabilizer of the knee and isolated injuries are somewhat uncommon.

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August 2021 Sports Medicine Journal Roundup
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August 2021 Sports Medicine Journal Roundup

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

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Review of Distal Phalanx Fractures

Fractures of the distal phalanx can be divided in to the base, shaft, and tuft and are typically managed non-operatively.

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Popliteus Tendinopathy: A Poorly Understood Cause of Knee Pain

Popliteus tendinopathy is a cause of knee pain that is difficult to diagnose and poorly understood by orthopedic and sports medicine physicians.

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Treatment Options for Fragility Fractures
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Emerging Treatments and Algorithm for Fragility Fractures

Despite a wide range of effective anti-osteoporosis medications and a growing elderly population, the proportion of patients receiving adequate secondary fracture prevention is falling.

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Sideline Management of Shoulder Dislocation

Shoulder dislocations are common during sporting event coverage and can be reduced using multiple different techniques.

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July 2021 Sports Medicine Journal Roundup

July 2021 Journal Roundup his month, we review all of July’s Sports Medicine Journals all in one place here on the sports medicine review.…

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PRP and achilles tendinopathy
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PRP and Achilles Tendinopathy

Achilles tendonitis or tendinopathy is a common cause of heel pain in patients that is treated with a variety of modalities. Does PRP help?

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Sacral insufficiency fracture
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Sacral Insufficiency Fractures

sacral insufficiency fractures introduction Sacral insufficiency fractures (SIFs) are often misdiagnosed or under diagnosed and may be the root of back or groin pain.…

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Review on Peroneal Tendinopathy

Peroneal tendonitis is a common source of lateral ankle pain that can be typically be managed conservatively without surgery.

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June 2021 Sports Medicine Journal Roundup

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

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Timing of Injections and Joint Arthroplasty
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Timing of Intra-articular Injections Before Joint Replacement

It is important for a sports medicine or orthopedic physician to be aware of the data regarding timing of intra-articular injections and their risk…

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Sports Injuries and Foot Orthotics: Prevention and Recovery

Foot orthotics are a modality that can be used to help with sport injury prevention and recovery of common foot injuries.

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Paper Review: Progressive Tendon-loading Exercises Vs Eccentric Exercise Therapy in Patellar Tendinopathy

Patellar tendinopathy is treated with physical therapy. We compare a paper on progressive tendon loading exercises and eccentric exercise therapy.

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Facet Joint Arthropathy

Facet arthropathy is a common cause of axial back pain of the cervical and lumbar spine.

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Stem Cell Therapy for Knee OA
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Stem Cell Treatment for Knee Osteoarthritis

Knee Osteoarthritis is a common cause of knee pain that can be treated with stem cell therapy among many other options.

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May 2021 Sports Medicine Journal Roundup

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

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Paper Review: Intra-articular Saline vs Corticosteroids vs PRP vs Hyaluronic Acid for Hip Osteoarthritis
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Paper Review: Intra-articular Saline vs Corticosteroids vs PRP vs Hyaluronic Acid for Hip Osteoarthritis

Hip injections are a common treatment for hip osteoarthritis and can include corticosteroids (CS), platelet rich plasma (PRP) and hyaluronic acid (HA)

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Diagnosis of a Morton’s Neuroma

Morton's neuroma is a common cause of forefoot pain and can be found within the intermetatarsal space as a hypoechoic mass on ultrasound.

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Diagnostic Wrist and Hand Ultrasound

Ultrasound is an excellent imaging technique to investigate a wide range of conditions affecting the hand and wrist.

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We hope you enjoy our board review test bank for the Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine (CAQSM).

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