Sports & Overuse Injury

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

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

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

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

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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

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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

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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?

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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.

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.

Migraine Common Among High School Football Players

Migraine Common Among High School Football Players

Migraines were nearly twice as prevalent in HS football populations than the general public.

Three Months After Scoliosis Surgery, A Return to Sports

Three Months After Scoliosis Surgery, A Return to Sports

Return to running, noncontact/contact sports, and collision sports by three, six, 12 months, respectively.

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Protein Pattern Detected

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Protein Pattern Detected

The brains of people with chronic traumatic encephalopathy have distinct patterns of tau protein buildup.

Concussion Detection Discussion Turns to Blood Biomarkers

Concussion Detection Discussion Turns to Blood Biomarkers

Researchers have uncovered a simple panel of blood biomarkers for concussion as the CDC highlights gaps in TBI research.

Daily Exercises, Education May Reduce Back Pain in Children

Daily Exercises, Education May Reduce Back Pain in Children

Study focused on 8- to 11-year old children.

Proceed with Caution When Barefoot Running

Proceed with Caution When Barefoot Running

Research on the relationship between footwear, injury and subsequent pain rates is limited. A switch to a minimalist shoe or barefoot running should be done gradually.

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