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The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine presented an award for excellence in research in orthopedic sports medicine to Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush physicians, according to a practice news release.
July 13, 2011
Jacksonville (Ala.) State University, which has previously contracted for team physician services with Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopedics based in Birmingham, Ala., has entered into a new five-year contract with Lemak Sports Medicine and Orthopedics, according to an Anniston Star report.
Marc Philippon, MD, a sports medicine and hip surgeon at The Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colo., will perform a procedure to repair labral tears in Seattle Storm forward Lauren Jackson, according to a report from The Seattle Times.
July 07, 2011
Anthony Galea, MD, an orthopedic surgeon in Toronto, has agreed to cooperate with federal investigators on charges that he used human growth hormones when treating professional athletes, according to a report from The Vancouver Sun.
The Ohio Senate has unanimously passed a bill that would allow a licensed physician from out-of-state to treat members of a visiting athletic team participating in an Ohio sporting event, according to a Telegraph-Forum report.
Neal ElAttrache, MD, an orthopedic sports medicine physician at Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles, will perform a season-ending shoulder procedure on Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Jon Garland, according to an ESPN Los Angeles report.
July 05, 2011
Los Angeles Lakers player Kobe Bryant recently received a platelet-rich plasma injection in Europe, according to an ESPN report.
Riico Dotson, MD, an orthopedic surgeon and medical director of the sports medicine program at St. Elizabeth Community Hospital, has been elected to the Mercy Foundation North Board of Trustees, according to a foundation news release.
June 29, 2011
The American College of Sports Medicine released new guidelines on the recommended quality and quantity of exercise for adults, according to an organization news release.