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  • Role of Stem Cells, PRP and Grafts in the Repair of Rotator Cuff Tears

    Role of Stem Cells, PRP and Grafts in the Repair of Rotator Cuff Tears

    Author: Dr. J. Pieter Hommen

    A tear of the rotator cuff tendon from the bone can result in significant pain and disability. Some patients can be managed with conservative treatments, whereas others require repair of the tendon back to bone to restore function and pain relief. Nearly 400,000 rotator cuff repairs are performed annually in the United States..

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  • Outcomes of Hip Arthroscopy in the Athlete

    Outcomes of Hip Arthroscopy in the Athlete

    Author: Dr. J. Pieter Hommen

    Advancements in Hip Arthroscopy

    Arthroscopy is a term derived from the Greek words “arthro” which means “joint”, and “skopein” which means “to view or observe”. Therefore, hip arthroscopy is a surgical procedure whereby the orthopedic surgeon can look into the hip joint with a camera inserted through small keyhole incisions.

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  • Allograft Repair of Massive and “Irreparable” Rotator Cuff Tears

    Allograft Repair of Massive and “Irreparable” Rotator Cuff Tears

    Author: Dr. J. Pieter Hommen

    Questions:

    1. Has your rotator cuff tear been described as “large”, “massive”, “retracted” or “irreparable”?

    2. Has it been many months since you tore your rotator cuff?

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  • Imaging identifies cartilage regeneration in long-distance runners

    Imaging identifies cartilage regeneration in long-distance runners

    Source: RSNA News

    Using a mobile MRI truck, researchers followed runners for 4,500 kilometers through Europe to study the physical limits and adaptation of athletes over a 64-day period, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).

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  • Study finds predictors for ACL injury are dissimilar between male and female athletes

    Study finds predictors for ACL injury are dissimilar between male and female athletes

    Source: Healio

    Except for increased anterior-posterior knee laxity, results from this study indicated female athletes and male athletes were not similar with regard to predictors for first-time noncontact ACL injury.

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  • Common Causes of Hip Pain in the Athlete

    Common Causes of Hip Pain in the Athlete

    Author: Dr. J. Pieter Hommen

    From the professional athlete to the weekend warrior, hip pain is bringing athletes of all types in for treatment to my office. Certain conditions, when left un-treated, can lead to permanent disability and may prevent a full return to sports.

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