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Sports Medicine Specialists Available for Olympic Comments

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Sports medicine experts available to comment on training and injuries for the 2014 Winter Olympics

February 6 -- Rosemont, Ill. – The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) is available to provide information and assist in setting up expert interviews on orthopaedic injuries and conditions throughout the duration of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games.

AOSSM has the following resources readily available. Please call us for assistance with any of your Olympics coverage:

Experts: contact us for comment on any event, sports news, medical intervention or injuries that may come up during the Games. Call the number above or e-mail lisa@aossm.org

Injury Guide: This 33-page sport injuries guide from orthopaedic surgeons provides comprehensive, easy-to-understand descriptions of common sports injuries, from ankle sprains and concussions, to torn ACLs. The Guide is divided into 20 topics, focusing on a specific injury and providing information on causes, diagnosis and treatment; as well as related definitions, statistics and resources.

Clinical research: Review related clinical research through The American Journal of Sports Medicine, Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach, or the Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine or follow AOSSM on Twitter.

For more information on sports injury topics related to the Olympic Games or to set-up an interview with an orthopaedic sports medicine specialist, please contact AOSSM. Or, call us for your specific needs.

Sports injury guide

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