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Underweight female runners more likely to get stress fractures

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Female runners who are underweight have a higher risk for injury and take longer to heal, according to a new study. A researcher studied dozens […]

Lower complication rate seen with endoscopic vs open excision of os trigonum

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Although results from this study demonstrated both open and endoscopic excision of the os trigonum for athletes with posterior ankle impingement led to good function […]

Reduced hip extension muscle strength led to greater risk of lateral ankle sprain in soccer players

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Recently published results showed male youth soccer players with reduced hip extension muscle strength were at a greater risk for lateral ankle sprains. Researchers collected […]

Elderly patients with foot pain at increased risk for falls

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Patients with severe foot pain have an increased risk for falling compared with those with less intense pain, according to recently published research in Gerontology. Source […]

Age-Related Outcome of Mobile-Bearing Total Ankle Replacement

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The aim of this study was to investigate clinical and radiographic outcomes in patients 50 years and younger vs patients older than 50 years undergoing […]

Overuse injuries more common in kids who specialize in individual sport

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Young athletes who specialize in an individual sport – such as gymnastics, tennis and dance – were at higher risk for overuse injuries (i.e. gradual […]

Rate of injuries among youth soccer players doubled, new study finds

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From 1990 through 2014, the number of soccer-related injuries treated in hospital emergency departments in the US each year increased by 78 percent and the […]

Concussions on the rise for adolescents, researchers say

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Sustaining a concussion during adolescence may be more common than previous estimates, according to researchers presenting their study at the American Orhopaedic Society for Sports […]

Composition of artificial turf surfaces key to preventing high school football injuries

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A study presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs, CO, shows how the infill weight of […]

Both local PRP and corticosteroid injections found effective for chronic plantar fasciitis

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Patients with chronic plantar fasciitis can be effectively treated with local injection of platelet-rich plasma or corticosteroid, according to results. Source : Healio Read More

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