Sports Medicine Procedures, Practices and News
David Altchek, MD, performed elbow surgery on New York Mets pitcher Jeurys Familia and Chicago White Sox pitcher Gavin Floyd at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York.
Texas Children's Hospital in Houston plans to open its $10 million, 28,500-square-foot sports medicine clinic in August, according to a Chron report.
May 17, 2013
Theodore Schlegel, MD, board-certified orthopedic surgeon, is a founding partner and fellowship director of the Steadman-Hawkins Clinic Denver (Colo.). He currently serves as the team physician for the Denver Broncos and Colorado Rockies. Dr. Schlegel is also a clinical assistant professor of orthopedics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Denver. He has expertise in sports medicine and knee and shoulder injuries.
January 14, 2013
Here are 15 orthopedic surgeries for professional athletes, including the surgeons who performed them.
February 03, 2012
Here are the findings from eight studies and reports about concussions. The studies were published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine unless otherwise noted.
December 12, 2011
Here are 10 professional athletes who received orthopedic surgery over the past few months.
Intense exercise regimens often practiced by elite and former elite male athletes is a risk factor for osteoarthritis and joint arthroplasty, according to a study published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine.
A new study published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine concluded that administering baseline neurocognitive testing to athletes in a group setting could create errors and negatively affect test performance.
On-field dizziness assessments can help identify high school athletes who are at risk for protracted recovery to concussions, according to an article published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine.
October 28, 2011
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC has launched a new pediatric sports medicine program that will be lead by Rajat Jain, MD, according to UPMC news release.