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Study: Are football players too obese?

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In the world of American football, there is a stigma that players need to increase their overall body size to make an impact on the […]

Re-training the brain with painless exercises may be the key to stopping recurring tendon pain

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AFL, basketball and netball players are the major sufferers, with tendon pain in the knee debilitating and long-lasting. The injury can sideline a player or […]

Low early complication, mortality rates seen after total ankle arthroplasty

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Recently published data indicated that in the United States, total ankle arthroplasty is a relatively safe surgery with an overall 30-day complication rate of 1.4%. […]

Minimal soft tissue dissection, careful suture placement are keys to limited incision repair of acute midsubstance Achilles tendon rupture

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Acute midsubstance Achilles tendon ruptures, an increasingly common athletic injury in patients 30 years to 50 years old, can result in significant functional limitation and […]

ORIF, new casting method showed similar results for unstable ankle fractures

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SAN DIEGO — Treatment of overtly unstable malleolar fractures with close contact casting showed outcomes equivalent to those of open reduction and internal fixation among […]

Improved function seen after conversion of ankle arthrodesis to total ankle arthroplasty

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Investigators of this study found conversion of ankle arthrodesis to total ankle arthroplasty improved function and offered pain relief to most patients at short-term follow-up. […]

Low levels of vitamin D may increase risk of stress fractures in active individuals

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Vitamin D plays a crucial role in ensuring appropriate bone density. Active individuals who enjoy participating in higher impact activities may need to maintain higher […]

Overuse Injuries in Young Athletes

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Do you know what an overuse injury is? What about how to prevent it? These injuries are surprisingly easy to prevent, and they only require […]

Syndesmosis disruptions linked to negative long-term effects after ankle fracture

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Results from this retrospective study showed more than half of patients had pain and loss of tibiofibular overlap 5 years after syndesmosis screw fixation of […]

Bilateral Distal Tibial Transitional Ankle Fractures

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A 13-year-old boy presented to the emergency department with bilateral ankle pain and swelling following a 5-foot fall from a swing set. The authors are […]

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