Sports & Overuse Injury
Female athletes at higher risk for concussion and worse related outcomes than male athletes.
Dry needling is noninferior to cortisone injections for the treatment of greater trochanteric pain syndrome.
Fewer than 1 in 4 women receive recommended assessment or treatment of osteoporosis within 1 year after hip fracture.
Researchers have found that intentional and unintentional head impacts in soccer are independently associated with moderate to very severe central nervous system symptoms.
Surgical outcomes are optimal when femoracetabular impingement and athletic pubalgia are treated together.
In highly symptomatic patients, magnetic resonance imaging can help to assess whether there is a significant bursitis or tear in the tendon insertion, and standard radiography can help to rule out intra-articular pathology.
Despite legislation, there is a longer wait time for vital acute-care medications.
Sleep duration appeared to have a significant effect on symptom reporting, especially in girls.
Youth league players were most likely to continue playing less than 24 hours after a head injury.
Despite lack of FDA approval, PRP therapy is gaining unproven acceptance as treatment for sports-related injuries.
Accurately recognizing concussions can become a reality if clinicians begin using an advanced form of ultrasound that maps blood flow in the brain, new research suggests.
The challenges of moving past the "3 strikes and you're out" rule.
New research suggests that women athletes who use birth control pills are less likely to suffer serious knee injuries.
Athletes may be making contact lower on the body to avoid the head-to-head contact and thus stiffer game penalties.
Teens with loose-fitting helmets have higher rates of drowsiness, hyperexcitability, noise sensitivity.
Daily mild concussions in mice resulted in inflammation and damage to the brain's white matter.
Recommendations that prioritize children's health should extend beyond supervision.
Several studies suggest athletes undergo head trauma through the course of a season.
Fibrocartilage tissue in the knee consists of a more varied molecular structure than was previously realized
Why is identifying concussion still such a grey area for sports medicine specialists?
'Ultraman' competitors experience muscle damage and insulin resistance, researchers find.
Treat holiday shopping as an athletic event to prevent pain. Chiropractors offer 8 tips for staying safe and healthy.
One in four ruptures missed during initial exam, but most patients still do well.
Ultimately, players must decide if the benefits of play outweigh the risks of injury.
Australian research shows similar results for either rehab program or advice only.
Chronic traumatic encephalopathy seen in 79% of all football players studied.
Riders over 45 a big part of increase in hospital admissions for more severe accidents.
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National mandate for protective eyewear linked to reduced injuries in girls' high school field hockey.
Migraines were nearly twice as prevalent in HS football populations than the general public.
Return to running, noncontact/contact sports, and collision sports by three, six, 12 months, respectively.
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