Sports Medicine | Brain abnormalities and diminished neurocognitive function, similar to that among patients with traumatic brain injury, were associated with soccer players who repeatedly headed the ball in a recent study.
Whether its recreational or professional, injury is a common occurrence at all levels of sport and exercise. Evidence has shown that physical factors such as over-training, equipment and playing conditions are the major contributors towards an athlete’s injuries.
Osteochondral allograft transfer surgeries have been thought to be good salvage operations for bone and cartilage defects in the knee. A new study suggests that returning to an active lifestyle might still be difficult for patients.
Teeth will not help you to win a triathlon, but they can help you to lose one. If a tooth which constantly aches disturbs your preparation, or a tooth which is acutely sensitive each time you hydrate stops you hydrating, there is a good chance you will not perform at your peak.
A recent student selected component in my studies allowed me to shadow the club doctor of Sunderland AFC, a Premier League football team. I gained an insight into the role of a football doctor, seeing the typical illnesses and injuries doctor’s face on a daily basis, and what medications are carried into combat with them.
Over the past five years, there has been a steady increase among players, parents, coaches, and medical professionals in the understanding of the need to sit in the immediate aftermath of concussion. Despite the improved appreciation for the initial gravity of the situation, the question from victims remains the same.
The rotation stress test is suggested for checking alar ligament integrity. Although some authors, in the literature regarding the rotation stress test, accept that rotation will occur during testing, estimates of range occurring with a normal test response vary between 20 and 40 degrees.
A meta-analysis of randomized, controlled trials was used to determine the short-term, intermediate, and long-term effectiveness of MCE, with regard to pain and disability, in patients with chronic and recurrent low-back pain using.
A number of studies have examined differences in paraspinal muscle morphology between LBP patients and controls. However, inconsistencies in the results of some of these studies may limit generalizations. The purpose of this project was to systematically review studies evaluating paraspinal muscle morphology in LBP patients and controls, with a focus on the effects of blinding.
This systematic review evaluates the evidence for lumbopelvic neuromuscular training (LNMT) in individuals after musculoskeletal (MSK) injury. A total of 2312 articles were initially identified, twenty-nine articles met the inclusion criteria for review and were divided into categories of lower extremity (LE), lumbar, and upper extremity (UE).
In the latest #socialortho tweetchat, physicians, surgeons, physical therapists, athletic trainers and many other sports experts discussed the current culture of youth sports and ways we can all make a difference.