Sports Medicine Procedures, Practices and News
A study recently published in the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery recently found patients with rheumatoid arthritis have good outcomes after reverse total shoulder arthroplasty, but are at higher risk for intraoperative and postoperative fractures.
Nikhil Verma, MD, a sports medicine specialist at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, was recently elected as a member of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, according to an MOR news release.
October 24, 2011
Patients with subacromial impingement syndrome may receive better long-term improvement after an NSAID injection than a steroid injection, according to a report in AAOS Now.
A new study published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine found that platelet-rich plasma application during arthroscopic rotator cuff repair doesn't demonstrate a clear clinical or recovery advantage except for improvement in internal rotation.
October 13, 2011
Craig Morgan, MD, recently performed an arthroscopic labral repair on Cleveland Indians pitcher Justin Masterson, according to a report from The News-Herald.
October 12, 2011
Here are 10 hand and upper extremities surgeons and specialists who were recently hired at hospitals or became partners at orthopedic groups.
October 11, 2011
Kenneth G. Swan, Jr., MD, has joined Raritan Bay Medical Center's Human Motion Institute in Perth Amboy, N.J., according to a report from New Jersey Today.
October 10, 2011
Joseph A. Abboud, MD, a shoulder and elbow surgeon, recently joined Philadelphia-based Rothman Institute, according to a practice news release.
October 05, 2011
Here are 15 orthopedic and spine surgeries for professional athletes performed by leading orthopedic and spine surgeons.
October 05, 2011
Robert Morgan, MD, has joined the Charlotte, N.C.-based OrthoCarolina, according to an OrthoCarolina news release.