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Four orthopedic sports medicine physicians discuss current use of platelet-rich plasma injections for athletes and whether they think the treatment will stand up to evidence-based research.
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.
Alexandra Kirkley, MD, will be inducted posthumously into the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Hall of Fame later this week, according to an organization news release.
July 05, 2011
Clarence L. Shields, MD, an associate clinical professor at the University of Southern California in the department of orthopedics, will be inducted into the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Hall of Fame later this week at the organization's annual meeting, according to an AOSSM news release.
Anthony Galea, MD, a Canadian sports medicine physician who was accused of smuggling unapproved human growth hormones into the United States to treat professional athletes, is scheduled to appear before a U.S. District Court in New York, according to a USA Today 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.
July 01, 2011
Concussion specialists at the University at Buffalo (N.Y.) have developed a test that helps athletes determine when they can safely return to play after a concussion, according to a university news report.
July 01, 2011
Peter A. Indelicato, MD, chair of sports medicine for the department of orthopedic surgery and rehabilitation at the University of Florida, will be installed as the 40th president of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine next week, according to an organization news release.
Here are 10 orthopedic surgeons who performed 12 surgeries on Major League Baseball players so far this season.