Sports Medicine

10 items to read in pediatric and adolescent sports medicine

Orthopedics Today has highlighted ten important stories to keep your practice up-to-date regarding sports medicine issues in younger patients.

BLOG: Pitch Smart is a comprehensive resource for safe pitching practices

We are all looking for a solution to the escalation of youth baseball injuries, which is near epidemic proportions. Read more.

Overuse injuries a common issue for collegiate and high school athletes

According to recently published data, overuse injury is a significant issue facing athletes at the collegiate and high school levels. Read more.

Panel discusses epidemic of youth sports injuries, role of prevention programs

At Orthopedics Today Hawaii 2015, we convened a special Banyan Tree session to talk about injuries in youth athletes. Read more.

VIDEO: Examining how American high school athletes view concussive injuries

LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Guillem Gonzalez-Lomas, MD, examines a study on the the viewpoints and behaviors related to concussive injuries held by the American high school student-athlete. Watch video.

Increases in Tommy John surgeries likely after elbow injury in young athletes

ORLANDO, Fla. — Researchers observed an increase in the incidence of ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction in young athletes between the ages of 15 and 19 years old, according to study results. Read more.


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