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Management of Calf Hematomas

The consequences of a failed treatment of calf hematomas can be very serious, postponing an athlete's return to sports for weeks or months.

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Adductor Tears in Athletes

After the injury of Lane Johnson, this post will try to briefly describe the nature of adductor injuries, treatment and return to play.

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Persistent Osgood Schlatter Disease

Osgood Schlatter disease is typically a self limiting condition in adolescence but may cause pain with kneeling that lasts in too adulthood.

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Commotio Cordis in Athletes

Most spectators across the country witnessed a haunting scene on Sunday, January 1 that will be remembered for a very long time.

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Review of the Anterior Interosseous Nerve Syndrome

Anterior Interosseous Nerve (AIN) syndrome most commonly presents as acute weakness of the thumb and pointer finger.

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Return to Sport After Shoulder Subluxation in NBA players

Sports physicians and fans are likely aware of recent news with an injury to an NBA star athlete Steph Curry of the Golden State…

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Review of Plantar Fibromas

A plantar fibroma is typically a painless mass that can be felt or palpated within the plantar fascia.

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Special Tests for the Neck Exam

Sports medicine physicians and other members of the sports medicine team should be familiar with special tests for the neck.

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Incidence of Lower Extremity Injuries in the NFL on Grass versus Turf

Football fans and medical providers have likely noticed increased debate regarding injuries and playing surfaces.

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Return to Play Following Achilles Tendon Rupture

Achilles tendon ruptures are typically treated conservatively with a return to play in 6 months.

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UCL Injuries in Quarterbacks

The elbow injury to Josh Allen is dominating headlines and we provide some insight and evaluate potential options and prognosis.

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Special Tests for Physical Exam of the Hip

Physical examination of the hip can be aided by focused special tests to help determine the cause of the patients pain.

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Stress Ultrasound of the UCL

Dynamic ultrasound can assess for partial tears in the anterior band of the UCL.

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Cuboid Stress Fractures

cuboid stress fractures introduction Though rare, an isolated cuboid stress fracture should be considered in a patient presenting with lateral foot pain. Overuse injuries…

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Gymnasts Wrist (Radial Epiphysitis)

Gymnast's Wrist, sometimes called radial epiphysitis, is an overuse injury which leads to inflammation of the growth plate of the distal radius.

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Adhesive Capsulitis of the Shoulder MRI Findings

Adhesive capsulitis is an inflammatory process of the GH joint and diagnosis is aided with the use of an MRI.

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Subtalar Osteoarthritis

Subtalar osteoarthritis (STOA) is often secondary to chronic ankle sprains or trauma, which seriously affects the quality of life of patients.

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Management of Posterior Hip Dislocations

osterior hip dislocations are frequently encountered in sports and sports medicine physicians should be familiar with management.

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Review of Meniscus Root Tears

Tearing of the meniscus roots can lead to articular cartilage damage and early knee osteoarthritis.

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Case Report: 5th Metatarsal Fracture

5th Metatarsal Fractures commonly occur in the foot and management depends on the location of the fracture.

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Buckle and Greenstick Fractures of the Distal Radius

Sports medicine providers should be comfortable with the differences between fractures of the adult forearm and the pediatric forearm.

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Dextrose Prolotherapy for Knee Osteoarthritis

Dextrose prolotherapy is a promising treatment option for patients with knee osteoarthritis.

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Case Report: Trimalleolar Fracture

Trimalleolar ankle fractures are 3-part ankle fractures which require surgical fixation.

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Review of Ganglion Cysts

Ganglion cysts are commonly found on the dorsum of the wrist and typically treated by aspiration or surgery.

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Emerging Treatment Options for Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome

Chronic exertional compartment syndrome (CECS) is an underdiagnosed condition and emerging treatments show promising results.

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The Suprascapular Nerve Block

The suprascapular nerve block can be used to treat a variety of shoulder conditions including adhesive capsulitis and shoulder dislocation.

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Review of the Traumatic Boutonniere Deformity

Boutonniere deformities are typically caused by an acute injury to the central slip that leads to the characteristics boutonniere deformity.

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Special Tests for Sacroiliac Pain

The sacroiliac joint (SIJ) has been estimated to contribute to pain in as much as 38% of cases of lower back pain.

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Review of Scuba Diving Injuries

Scuba diving injuries are fairly common and can range from benign to life threatening. Physicians should be prepared to recognize and treat them.

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Review on Injury to the Sagittal Bands

Injury to the sagittal bands are common in Boxer's and can lead to subluxation and dislocation of the extensor tendon.

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