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.
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.
Do you avoid certain hip positions such as tying your shoes with your legs crossed? Do you feel that you have lost hip motion? Do you have difficulty laying on the side of your hip at night? You may be experiencing one of the following types of hip pain.
Recently published results showed athletes with chronic anterior shoulder instability treated with arthroscopic subscapularis augmentation experienced restoration of joint stability.
Source: Medical News Today
Athletes such as Tiger Woods and Rafael Nadal are rumored to have undergone a relatively new treatment that involves injections of platelet-rich plasma. Proponents say the therapy offers cutting-edge treatment for previously debilitating injuries, including painful knee problems due to osteoarthritis.
Patients who underwent primary shoulder arthroplasty experienced a significantly higher risk for infection if they had previously undergone non–arthroplasty-related surgery, according to results.