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Chronic exertional compartment syndrome of the forearm

Chronic exertional compartment syndrome of the lower limb (CECS) is well reported, but CECS of the forearm is less known.

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PRP Injections for the Treatment of Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy

PRP injections have been found to help with patient’s pain with rotator cuff tendonitis.

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Nonoperative Treatment Options for Glenoid Labrum Tears

Glenoid labrum lesions often lead to significant discomfort during daily living activities and affects up to 35% of the sporting population.

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Performing an Ultrasound Guided Morton's Neuroma Injection

Ultrasound guided injections of a Morton’s neuroma have been used to treat the symptoms associated with a neuroma of the interdigital nerve.

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PRP for Partial UCL Tears

Ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) injuries of the elbow are very common among overhead athletes and providers will likely run across multiple cases each season.

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Performing an Ultrasound Guided Trapeziometacarpal Joint Injection

Ultrasound guided trapeziometacarpal joint injections can improve accuracy in a condition that can causing pain at the base of the thumb.

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ACL Injury and Graft Trends in NFL Players

Acute knee injuries are a part of any sports medicine practice and it is important for providers to be up to date on recent…

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Review of Kienbӧck Disease

Kienbock disease is characterized by lunate necrosis and is staged based on the radiographic findings.

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Corticosteroid Injections and Cartilage Toxicity

One of the most common questions that arise with corticosteroid injections are whether or not the corticosteroid injection can wear your knee or cartilage…

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Performing an Ultrasound Guided First MTP Joint Injection

Pain localizing to the first MTP joint can be amenable to an ultrasound guided first MTP injection with corticosteroids or PRP.

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Acute injuries: RICE verses METH

The most common modality used for acute injuries is RICE. More recently, the RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression Elevation) has come under some scrutiny and…

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Tibiotalar Joint Injection: Ultrasound - Sports Medicine Review

A tibiotalar or ankle joint injection can be performed under ultrasound guidance to help treat symptoms of ankle arthritis.

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Treatment of Joint Hypermobility Syndrome

Treatment of patients in an intensive interdisciplinary pain management program and is individualized based on the needs of each patient.

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Performing a Bone Marrow Aspiration

A bone marrow aspiration is commonly performed to obtain mesenchymal progenitor cells, which can be used in joint and tendon injections to aid in…

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Joint Hypermobility Syndrome

Joint hypermobility syndrome (JHS) refers to a combination of signs and symptoms incorporating multiple body systems, including the musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, urogenital and neurological…

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Performing an Ultrasound Guided Glenohumeral Joint Injection

Ultrasound guided injections of the glenohumeral (shoulder) joint are superior to palpation guided injections in studies comparing the accuracy of both injections.

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Mental Health in Sports Medicine

The mental health of sports medicine physicians and providers can overall be difficult very to evaluate and study.

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Intrameniscal Injection Techniques - Sports Medicine Review

Ultrasound guided intrameniscal injections with PRP are a conservative option for patients with symptomatic degenerative meniscus tear.

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Review on Hip Apophysitis

Approximately one-third of school-aged children visit a professional each year for a sports injury and apophysitis is responsible for a large percentage.

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A Review on Traumatic Tympanic Membrane Perforations

Traumatic tympanic membrane perforations are the result of barotrauma to the ear and are typically treated conservatively.

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A Review on Reading Elbow Radiographs

Reading elbow radiographs (xrays) is a key skill used by physicians to help diagnose the cause of the patients elbow pain.

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Performing an Ultrasound Guided Trochanteric Bursa Injection

Ultrasound guided sub-gluteus maximus or trochanteric bursa injections can help treat pain associated with greater trochanteric pain syndrome.

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Concussion Consensus Statement Updates

We provide a summary of the consensus statement on concussion from the international conference on concussion in sport in Amsterdam

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Performing an Ultrasound Guided Lateral Epicondyle Injection

Lateral epicondylosis is a common source of lateral elbow pain and is amenable to corticosteroid and PRP injection.

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Wrist Dislocation Following a Motorcycle Crash

A 32 year old male presented with severe wrist pain and deformity following a motorcycle crash...

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Review of Little League Shoulder

Proximal humeral epiphysiolysis, or Little League shoulder, is common in adolescents and is characterized by pain over the proximal humerus.

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Performing an Ischial Bursa Injection

Ischial bursitis which is characterized by buttocks pain with sitting can be injected under ultrasound guidance to avoid sciatic nerve injury.

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Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Knee: Management

Management and treatment of osteochondritis dissecans of the knee remains a controversial topic for providers.

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Performing a Piriformis Muscle Injection

Piriformis syndrome is entrapment of the sciatic nerve within the piriformis muscle and injections can help aid in diagnosis and treatment.

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Osteochondritis dissecans of the knee: Diagnosis and classification

Osteochondritis dissecans (OCD), sometimes called osteochondral defect, is conventionally defined as a focal idiopathic alteration of subchondral bone with risk of instability.

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