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Younger Age of Primary ACL Injury, Decreased Time to Return to Sport Significantly Increases Risk of Secondary ACL Injury in Adolescent Athletes

In adolescent athletes who underwent anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR), the younger the athlete at the time of primary ACLR and an earlier return to sport (RTS) were significantly associated with an increased rate of secondary ACL...
12-Feb-2024 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Watchful Waiting Shows Value as Treatment Option for Frozen Shoulder

Frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, is a condition characterized by pain and stiffness in the shoulder, resulting in difficulty of movement in the shoulder. It affects 2-5% of the population, typically those between 40 and 60 years...
12-Feb-2024 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Study Identifies Increased Fracture Risk for Older Pickleball Players

Pickleball has become one of the fastest-growing sports in America, and with its increased popularity, the number of associated injuries has also risen.
12-Feb-2024 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Studies Show AI Chatbots Provide Inconsistent Accuracy for Musculoskeletal Health Information

With the growing popularity of large language model (LLM) chatbots, a type of artificial intelligence (AI) used by ChatGPT, Google Bard and BingAI, it is important to outline the accuracy of musculoskeletal health information they provide.
12-Feb-2024 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Research Finds Robotic Assistance in Cementless Total Knee Arthroplasty Does Not Improve Revision Rates Two Years Following Surgery

As the use of robotic assistance in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) has grown, there has been limited research looking at whether it improved the risk of revision.
12-Feb-2024 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Studies Explore: Semaglutide Use and Its Impact on Total Hip Arthroplasty Postoperative Outcomes

Ozempic and Wegovy, which both contain the active ingredient semaglutide, have received recent attention in the media and on social platforms for its effectiveness in supporting weight loss. Ozempic, which is approved for people with Type 2...
12-Feb-2024 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Sports Injuries in 65 and Older Significantly Increased Since 2012, Projected to Grow by 123% by 2040

According to new data presented at the 2024 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), sports injuries in seniors have increased significantly from 55,684 in 2012 to 93,221 in 2021 in the United States with significant...
12-Feb-2024 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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American Joint Replacement Registry Releases 10th Annual Report

The American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR), the cornerstone of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Registry Program, published its 2023 Annual Report on hip and knee arthroplasty procedural trends and patient outcomes today.
3-Nov-2023 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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