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Image-Guided Symphyseal Steroid Injection for Sports-Related Groin Pain

Image-Guided Symphyseal Steroid Injection for Sports-Related Groin Pain

Fluoroscopy-guided corticosteroid symphyseal injection was found to be effective for the treatment of sports-related groin pain.

Ultrasonography-Guided Percutaneous Irrigation for Calcific Tendinopathy: 1 vs 2 Needles

Ultrasonography-Guided Percutaneous Irrigation for Calcific Tendinopathy: 1 vs 2 Needles

No difference in outcomes was found between a single- and a double-needle ultrasonography-guided percutaneous irrigation in patients with calcific tendinopathy.

Comparing Dry Needling, Cortisone for Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome

Comparing Dry Needling, Cortisone for Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome

Dry needling is noninferior to cortisone injections for the treatment of greater trochanteric pain syndrome.

Averting Future Fractures, Osteoporosis After Hip Fracture

Averting Future Fractures, Osteoporosis After Hip Fracture

Fewer than 1 in 4 women receive recommended assessment or treatment of osteoporosis within 1 year after hip fracture.

CNS Symptoms Resulting From Head Impacts in Soccer

CNS Symptoms Resulting From Head Impacts in Soccer

Researchers have found that intentional and unintentional head impacts in soccer are independently associated with moderate to very severe central nervous system symptoms.

Diagnosing and Treating Hip Pain: Q&A With a Sports Medicine Orthopedic Surgeon

Diagnosing and Treating Hip Pain: Q&A With a Sports Medicine Orthopedic Surgeon

Surgical outcomes are optimal when femoracetabular impingement and athletic pubalgia are treated together.

Treatment Options for Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome

Treatment Options for Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome

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.

Shortages of Acute, Non-Acute Drugs Continues in US

Shortages of Acute, Non-Acute Drugs Continues in US

Despite legislation, there is a longer wait time for vital acute-care medications.

Poor Sleep May Adversely Effect Baseline Concussion Assessment

Poor Sleep May Adversely Effect Baseline Concussion Assessment

Sleep duration appeared to have a significant effect on symptom reporting, especially in girls.

High School Football Players Experienced More Symptoms After Concussion

High School Football Players Experienced More Symptoms After Concussion

Youth league players were most likely to continue playing less than 24 hours after a head injury.

Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy and Sports-Related Injuries

Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy and Sports-Related Injuries

Despite lack of FDA approval, PRP therapy is gaining unproven acceptance as treatment for sports-related injuries.

Using Ultrasound Headset to Recognize Concussion on the Sidelines

Using Ultrasound Headset to Recognize Concussion on the Sidelines

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.

Sports-Related Concussions: How Many Are Too Many?

Sports-Related Concussions: How Many Are Too Many?

The challenges of moving past the "3 strikes and you're out" rule.

Are Women More Prone to Knee Injuries Than Men?

Are Women More Prone to Knee Injuries Than Men?

New research suggests that women athletes who use birth control pills are less likely to suffer serious knee injuries.

NCAA Concussion Tackling Rules May Be Increasing Lower Extremity Injuries

NCAA Concussion Tackling Rules May Be Increasing Lower Extremity Injuries

Athletes may be making contact lower on the body to avoid the head-to-head contact and thus stiffer game penalties.

Loose-Fitting Football Helmets Associated With Worse Concussion Effects

Loose-Fitting Football Helmets Associated With Worse Concussion Effects

Teens with loose-fitting helmets have higher rates of drowsiness, hyperexcitability, noise sensitivity.

Rest After Concussion Critical for Brain Recovery

Rest After Concussion Critical for Brain Recovery

Daily mild concussions in mice resulted in inflammation and damage to the brain's white matter.

Should Clinicians Unite Against Tackle Football?

Should Clinicians Unite Against Tackle Football?

Recommendations that prioritize children's health should extend beyond supervision.

New Ways to Prevent, Detect Head Trauma in Football Players

New Ways to Prevent, Detect Head Trauma in Football Players

Several studies suggest athletes undergo head trauma through the course of a season.

Improved Knee Cartilage Models Could Aid in Treatments

Improved Knee Cartilage Models Could Aid in Treatments

Fibrocartilage tissue in the knee consists of a more varied molecular structure than was previously realized

Concussion Diagnosis: Keeping Your Head in the Game

Concussion Diagnosis: Keeping Your Head in the Game

Why is identifying concussion still such a grey area for sports medicine specialists?

Endurance Athletes Could Suffer Dangerous Metabolic Effects

Endurance Athletes Could Suffer Dangerous Metabolic Effects

'Ultraman' competitors experience muscle damage and insulin resistance, researchers find.

8 Ways to Prevent Pain During Holiday Shopping

8 Ways to Prevent Pain During Holiday Shopping

Treat holiday shopping as an athletic event to prevent pain. Chiropractors offer 8 tips for staying safe and healthy.

Do Doctors Often Miss Achilles Tendon Diagnosis?

Do Doctors Often Miss Achilles Tendon Diagnosis?

One in four ruptures missed during initial exam, but most patients still do well.

AAP Encourages Proper Tackling Technique to Prevent Injuries Associated With Tackle Football

AAP Encourages Proper Tackling Technique to Prevent Injuries Associated With Tackle Football

Ultimately, players must decide if the benefits of play outweigh the risks of injury.

Rehab Not Necessary for Uncomplicated Ankle Fracture

Rehab Not Necessary for Uncomplicated Ankle Fracture

Australian research shows similar results for either rehab program or advice only.

New Study: 96% of Deceased NFL Players Had Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

New Study: 96% of Deceased NFL Players Had Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy seen in 79% of all football players studied.

Bike Injuries Up Among Older Americans, Study Shows

Bike Injuries Up Among Older Americans, Study Shows

Riders over 45 a big part of increase in hospital admissions for more severe accidents.

5 Pain Stories You Might Have Missed, Aug. 19

5 Pain Stories You Might Have Missed, Aug. 19

Every day Clinical Pain Advisor browses the Web for stories on pain topics that our readers might have missed the day before.

Mandatory Eyewear Cuts Injuries in Girls' Field Hockey, Study Shows

Mandatory Eyewear Cuts Injuries in Girls' Field Hockey, Study Shows

National mandate for protective eyewear linked to reduced injuries in girls' high school field hockey.