Sports medicine

Knee surgery holds even in heavier patients

Success rates for meniscus surgery were similar for those with average and higher BMI. Some surgeons may be hesitant to repair a torn meniscus on heavier patients, assuming there is a higher chance of the repair failing. But a study … READ MORE

Ski safely this winter

Reducing Skiing Injuries. On a winter day at the Snowbird ski resort in Utah a dozen years ago, I paused on my skis to watch my 6-year-old taking a lesson. I didn’t notice the snowboarder hurdling out of control on the hill … READ MORE

Minimal shoes may reduce running injuries

Runners who wear running shoes with no cushioning and land on the ball of their foot rather than the heel put significantly less demand on their bodies, new research suggests. Barefoot Running Shoes vs Minimalist Running Shoes: 5 Key … READ MORE

Offloading the knee through gait modification

Changing the way people walk can significantly decrease knee external adduction moments, which in turn appears to relieve pain and possibly slow the progression of osteoarthritis. The challenge, however, is finding a gait modification … READ MORE

Injury risk factors among telemark skiers

Most telemark skiers worry the most about injuring their knees while earning their turns. The study certainly supports this concern, as the most common injury is to the knee (about 30-35% of all injuries reported). Storm Chasing … READ MORE

Gait can determine source of knee OA

A small study published in the journal Arthritis Care & Research shows that patients with post-traumatic knee osteoarthritis have a decreased adduction as compared to patients with non-traumatic knee osteoarthritis. Significance … READ MORE
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