After Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry took a dive on his head during Game four of the NBA Western Conference Finals, he returned to play after being diagnosed with a head contusion.
Seattle NBC affiliate King 5 News featured John Hansell Lockhart, MD, of Seattle Children's Hospital, discussing how he has suffered numerous injuries himself, and that experience allows him to empathize with his patients.
New York Yankees pitcher Chase Whitley underwent Tommy John surgery to repair a torn ulnar collateral ligament. He elected to have the surgery after consulting with head team physician Christopher Ahmad, MD, who also performed the surgery at New York-Presbyterian Hospital in New York City, reports the Yankees.com.
Neal ElAttrache, MD, of Kerlane Jobe Orthopedics in Los Angeles, repaired a labral tear in Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu's shoulder, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Dave Zeis, head athletic trainer for the Dallas Stars, spoke with The Dallas Morning News, about hip surgeries in the team and how technology has impacted recovery.
Hospital for Special Surgery will present David L. Helfet, MD, director of orthopedic trauma service, with the Lifetime Achievement Award at their annual tribute dinner.
The International Paralympic Committee and the International Federation of Sport Medicine have extended their partnership agreement for a further five-and-a-half years, past the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
As reported yesterday, Washington, D.C., topped American College of Sports Medicine and Anthem Foundation's American Fitness Index.   Here are seven things to know about the population health of Washington, D.C., according to the American Fitness Index:

9. The top 15 fittest cities in US

Written by Brandon Howard | Tuesday, 19 May 2015 00:00
The American Fitness Index ranking released by the American College of Sports Medicine and the Anthem Foundation ranked the top 50 metropolitan areas in the United States for their fitness levels.
Jesse Williams, a 24-year-old defensive tackle for the Seattle Seahawks, was diagnosed with papillary Type 2 cancer and will undergo kidney surgery, reports NBC Sports.
Aside from the physically grueling process of returning to athletic competition after an injury, there is a psychological component as well. Ciaran Dalton, PsyD, wrote about the effects of negativity on returning to play after an injury on Philly.com.
James Andrews, MD, performed elbow surgery on Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Alex Cobb, according to KSPR ABC 33 report.
Hospital for Special Surgery in New York received a $2.76 million grant to establish a program to prevent sports injuries, particularly in young athletes.
Michael Terry, MD, and Bradley Merk, MD, performed ankle surgery on Chicago Blackhawks' Michal Rozsival, according to a Chicago Tribune report.
Pietro Tonino, MD, program director of sports medicine and professor of orthopedic surgery and rehabilitation at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood, Ill., serves as both the team physician for the Loyola University Chicago Ramblers NCAA men's volleyball team as well as for the Lewis University Flyers.
Chillicothe, Ohio-based Adena Sports Medicine will offer free sports and activity physicals for high school student athletes, according to a Chillicothe Gazette report.
The Exercise is Medicine program through the Department of Kinesiology at Pennsylvania State University was awarded as a Silver level program by the American College of Sports Medicine, according to a Penn State release.
CrossFit utilizes intense, full-body interval workouts, and has been rapidly rising in popularity, creating a diehard fanbase and devoted followers.

19. Music in the OR: 3 surgeons share their views

Written by Brandon Howard | Monday, 11 May 2015 00:00
Researchers at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago found pediatric patients who listened to songs of their choosing, or audio books, experienced a significant reduction of post-surgical pain. But can it transfer to orthopedics in adult patients? And do orthopedic surgeons implement music or music therapy in their OR or practice?  
Here are eight orthopedic surgeons making the news this past week.
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