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Sports Specialization May Lead to More Lower Extremity Injuries

Better education to coaches and parents about the effects of single sport specialization is critical, say researchers presenting their work today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada.

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Success at the High School, Collegiate and Professional Levels Not Necessarily Related to Early Sports Specialization, Say Researchers

Specializing in one sport early in a child’s athletic career is often touted as a way to gain that elusive college scholarship or even go on to the pros. However, researchers presenting their work at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada today say “not so fast.”

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Patients Taking Opioids Prior to ACL Surgery More Likely to Be on Pain Medications Longer

More than 130,000 Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) surgeries take place each year with the majority of patients not requiring pain medication after three months post-operatively. However, researchers presenting their work at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s Annual Meeting today in Toronto, Ontario, Canada found that those patients who were filling opioid prescriptions prior to surgery were 10 times more likely to be filling prescriptions five months after surgery.

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Patients with Irreparable Rotator Cuff Tears May Have Surgical Option, New Research Shows

The arthroscopic superior capsule reconstruction (SCR) surgical technique can offer patients with irreparable rotator cuff repairs the opportunity to return to sports and jobs that require heavy physical work, as presented in research today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s Annual Meeting in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Summer Arts Program Influences Student to Attend SU

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Georgia Fried is into roller derby, the contact sport on roller skates, so she knows all about how things can get bumped. Such was the case when she made her college decision.

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Twin Breathes Easier After Throat Surgery

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Life did not start out easily for Emmett Seymer. He and his twin brother, Dashiell, were born at 29 weeks in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Emmett spent the first 30 days of his life on a ventilator because his lungs were underdeveloped. Doctors at the hospital had little optimism for Emmett and told his mother to prepare herself for him to pass away.

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