Following last night’s concussion of Miami Dolphins football star Tua Tagovailoa, one sports medicine physician is reminding sports fans and athletes alike about the dangers of head injuries. “Watching the frightening moment when Tua Tagovailoa was violently tackled and landed…
With Serena Williams’ upcoming retirement from tennis following the US Open, the Chief Medical Officer of the US Open, Dr. Alexis Colvin – who is also an orthopedic sports medicine surgeon at Mount Sinai Health System – is available for…
Regular physical activity is linked to a lower risk of COVID-19 infection and severity, including hospital admission and death, finds a pooled data analysis of the available evidence, published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.
The successful American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine 2022 Annual Meeting drew nearly 2,700 participants to Colorado Springs on July 14-17. Surgeons, physicians and other sports medicine specialists gathered from across the country for top-tier education and networking opportunities.
The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine is proud to announce its 2022-2023 Board of Directors. The Board was installed at the AOSSM 2022 Annual Meeting held July 13-17 in Colorado Springs.
A comparison of matched patient cases involving ACL repair with ACL reconstruction found that patients who undergo ACL repair have better outcomes than those who have ACL reconstruction, according to research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine 2022 Annual Meeting.
Patients undergoing a Bankart repair with remplissage have a better rate of survival than those with an isolated Bankart repair, according to research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine 2022 Annual Meeting.
Cannabidiol is effective in improving immediate post-operative pain following arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, according to research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine 2022 Annual Meeting.
Long-term follow-up of patients with shoulder pain who received rotator cuff repair with or without acromioplasty found little difference between the two groups of patients 11 years after surgery, according to research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine 2022 Annual Meeting.
Young patients undergoing hip surgery who have a shallower hip bone socket are at risk for a repeat operation, according to research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine 2022 Annual Meeting.
Nearly half of the patients who underwent six months of nonoperative management for isolated posterior glenohumeral instability required an arthroscopic stabilization procedure, according to research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine 2022 Annual Meeting.
Prescribing smaller quantities of opioid medication appears to be as effective in controlling postoperative pain after knee surgery as higher quantities and may help to limit the number of opioids prescribed and possible diversion of unused prescription opioid medication, according to research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine 2022 Annual Meeting.
As they get started in their careers, orthopaedic surgeons with subspecialty training in sports medicine spend much of their time performing other types of orthopaedic procedures, reports a study in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.
Scientific journal Impact Factors were just released this week by Clarivate and all three AOSSM Medical Publishing Group (MPG) journals achieved their highest rankings in the organization’s publication history. The Impact Factor (IF) is a measure of the frequency with which the average article in a journal has been cited in a particular year. It is used to measure the importance or rank of a journal by calculating the times its articles are cited.
In training for and performing in the sports competitions of the Olympic Games, athletes can endure a variety of injuries that can lead to the development of chronic musculoskeletal issues. With the Olympic Winter Games upon us (February 4-20, 2022), the American Academy…
The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) has released a position statement on Principles for the Responsible Use of Regenerative Medicine in Sports Medicine.
ROSEMONT, Ill. (October 28, 2021)—Articular cartilage injuries of the knee are being observed with increasing frequency in athletes, causing significant debilitation that threatens the ability to participate in sports. What’s more, these injuries have proven to be difficult to treat given the…
The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine recently released a statement supporting COVID-19 vaccine requirements for high school and youth sports athletes for those who are eligible.
Exertional heat stroke (EHS) can develop in participants at running events. A runner with EHS overheats beyond their capacity to cool and can suffer organ damage, and even death, if not rapidly cooled. Understanding the factors that may lead to…
As students head back to school this fall, sports medicine physicians with Loyola Medicine say the risk of COVID-19 exposure among student athletes is low. As the Delta variant of COVID-19 continues to spread across the U.S., Nathaniel Jones, MD, a sports medicine physician for Loyola Medicine, emphasizes the importance of getting vaccinated.
AMSSM and 11 other leading sports and medical organizations signed on to a consensus statement to encourage healthcare providers to include conversations about COVID-19 vaccinations as part of the pre-participation physical.
Avid golfers who have knee replacement surgery can take comfort that they’ll be able to return to the sport with less pain and fewer limitations on their golf swing, according to a Henry Ford Health System study published in the journal Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach.
UC San Diego Health, the region’s only academic health system, is ranked #1 in San Diego and #5 in California, placing it among the nation’s best hospitals, according to the 2021-2022 U.S. News & World Report survey. UC San Diego Health was ranked in the top 50 in 10 specialties.
On average, impacts are more frequent during drills, more severe during games
Based on data for 344 volunteers, Brazilian researchers compared the physical and mental health benefits of workouts led in person by a fitness instructor, unsupervised online sessions, and classes supervised remotely via video call
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Mayo Clinic experts are available to offer comments throughout the Olympics on everything from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on training and competition to injuries that athletes may be dealing with.
New research presented at The Physiological Society’s Annual Conference Physiology 2021 shows that molecules released into the bloodstream during exercise (such as small proteins) can act directly on bowel cancer cells to slow down their growth. Previous research has shown…
CSM and the Anthem Foundation release the 2021 American Fitness Index, ranking America’s 100 largest cities on health behaviors, chronic disease and community infrastructure indicators. Arlington, Va. earned the title of “America’s Fittest City.” Minneapolis, Minnesota; Seattle, Washington; Denver, Colorado; Madison, Wisconsin; Washington, D.C.; St. Paul, Minnesota; Irvine, California; Portland, Oregon; and Atlanta, Georgia; round out the top 10 fittest cities.
Researchers found that greater trunk flexion has significant impact on stride length, joint movements, and ground reaction forces
UC Riverside postdoc and graduate students are recipients of new awards
Approximately 12 percent of patients who underwent shoulder stabilization surgery experience arthritis in the shoulder joint within a seven-year period, according to research presented today at the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine-Arthroscopy Association of North America Combined 2021 Annual Meeting.
Patients undergoing hip arthroscopy with high-grade cartilage damage do not see as positive results compared with patients with lower grade cartilage damage, according to research reported today at the American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine- Arthroscopy Association of North America Combined 2021 Annual Meeting.
Use of a biodegradable balloon spacer during massive rotator cuff tear surgery produced similar outcomes when compared to partial rotator cuff repair, according to research presented today at the American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine – Arthroscopy Association of North America Combined 2021 Annual Meeting.
Which patients fare better?
Nashville, Tenn. (3:24 p.m. EDT–July 10, 2021)–Approximately 12 percent of patients who underwent shoulder stabilization surgery experience arthritis in the shoulder joint within a seven-year period, according to research presented today at the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine-Arthroscopy Association…
Today a team of orthopedic physicians reports that opting for a transtibial surgical approach and choosing an inference screw for femoral and tibial fixation will improve the patient’s odds of having a significantly better six-year clinical outcome.
An analysis of MRI images of the tissue grafts used for patients who underwent surgery to repair the anterior cruciate knee ligament suggests grafts used from the quadriceps may be superior to tissue grafts from the hamstring.
Researchers analyzed almost 30,000 RT-PCR tests on swabs from 4,269 players in 2020: 11.7% turned out positive; the rate was the same as among front-line health workers
Results from two prospective, concurrent, clinical trials demonstrate that a synthetic meniscus implant provides superior relief from post meniscus surgery knee pain when compared to treatment with non-surgical care alone.
In a small study of gymnasts with ulnar (elbow) collateral ligament injury, orthopedic sports medicine researchers found that the athletes can be treated successfully and can return to competition. The research was presented at the American Orthopedic Medicine Society- Arthroscopy Association of North America Combined 2021 Annual Meeting.
Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury in Gymnasts: An Analysis of Return to Competition Rates and Patient Outcomes Nashville, Tenn. (1:20 p.m. EDT, July 8, 2021)–In a small study of gymnasts with ulnar (elbow) collateral ligament injury, orthopedic sports medicine researchers found…
According to a recently published study, when newborns observe adults performing everyday tasks, their social, motor and cognitive development is stimulated
Consuming a protein supplement, specifically protein hydrolysate, during carbohydrate-restricted training was helpful for improving training intensity in women, but not in men. That’s according to new research which will be part of a presentation this week at The Physiological Society’s…
Over the past 20 years, many studies have investigated the effects of acute aerobic exercise on cognitive performance.
Chronic fatigue syndrome / myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) is a disabling disease, in which people have great difficulties in carrying out their daily activities. Despite its high prevalence, there are still no effective tools for its diagnosis, monitoring and treatment. To…
Over the past 20 years, many studies have investigated the effects of acute aerobic exercise on cognitive performance. In recent years, meta-analyses *1 of data from these previous research studies have demonstrated that these a single bout of moderate aerobic…
Working out just five minutes daily via a practice described as “strength training for your breathing muscles” lowers blood pressure and improves some measures of vascular health as well as, or even more than, aerobic exercise or medication, new CU Boulder research shows.
Repetitive overhead throwing is a risk factor for shoulder injuries in collegiate baseball players, often leading to rotator cuff and biceps tendon injuries.