Researchers have published a study in the Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine pointing out that youth athletes are more likely to sustain injuries while playing flag football as opposed to tackle football.
Neal ElAttrache, MD, of Kerlan Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles, performed surgery on Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine's torn ACL on Tuesday, according to Fox Sports.

3. Mayo Clinic to sponsor new soccer team: 5 details

Written by Adam Schrag | Friday, 17 February 2017 20:06
Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine will sponsor Med City FC, the city's new soccer team.
David Altchek, MD, performed arthroscopic surgery on Cleveland Cavaliers player Kevin Love's knee after he sustained an injury during a game on Saturday, according to The LA Times.
Marc J. Philippon, MD, has performed his second hip surgery in the past five weeks on Broncos center, Matt Paradis, according to the Times-Call.
James Andrews, MD, treated Sean Rodriguez's shoulder injury after the Braves infielder injured it in January, according to The Spokesman-Review.
Juliet DeCampos, MD, of Gulf Breeze, Fla.-based Andrews Institute will join the Cincinnati Reds for spring training for the sixth time.
Rhode Island-based University Orthopaedics has added non-operative physician specialists Matthew Smith, MD, George Pasquarello, DO, and David Bica, DO, to its practice's team.
A number of California advocacy groups have promoted legislation to regulate and improve the athletic training profession, according to Physical Therapy Products.
Here are six recent sports medicine physicians on the move:
Orthopedic surgeon Joseph U. Barker, MD, will continue serving on the Journal of Knee Surgery's editorial board.
Robert LaPrade, MD, treated Bucks star Jabari Parker's injured ACL on Tuesday, according to Fox Sports.
The American Health Council has added David L. Feingold, MD, of Los Angeles county-based Orthopedic Medical Center to its physician board.
George Paletta Jr., MD, will perform Tommy John surgery on St. Louis Cardinals top pitching prospect Alex Reyes, the team reports. 
Homer Bailey of MLB's Cincinnati Reds has been treated and monitored by team physician, Timothy Kremchek, MD, after suffering another elbow-related setback according to Fox19.

16. NATA honors Dr. Brian Cole — 6 takeaways

Written by Adam Schrag | Tuesday, 14 February 2017 19:29
The National Athletic Trainers Association has recognized physician Brian Cole, MD, for his athletic training work.
Auburn (Ala.) University basketball player Horace Spencer's shoulder injury will be treated by James Andrews, MD, this week.
World champion goalie Hope Solo has signed on to host sports medicine show, "The Cutting Edge," according to The Hollywood Reporter.

19. Mueller introduces new knee braces — 4 details

Written by Adam Schrag | Wednesday, 08 February 2017 21:47
Prairie Du Sac, Wis.-based Mueller Sports Medicine released a new line of fitted sleeve knee braces.
John M. Knight, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon whose work and career are about to be recognized by as a Top Doc in Walnut Creek, Calif.
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