1. Dr. Neal ElAttrache performs minor arthroscopic knee surgery on 76ers' Joel Embiid: 3 insights into the processWritten by Eric Oliver | Monday, 27 March 2017 17:54
Neal ElAttrache, MD, of the Los Angeles-based Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic, performed a minor arthroscopic surgery on Philadelphia 76ers' center Joel Embiid.
Written by Adam Schrag | Monday, 27 March 2017 17:03
Allen K. Sills, MD, of Nashville-based Vanderbilt University Medical Center was appointed chief medical officer of the NFL by league commissioner Roger Goodell.
Written by Adam Schrag | Friday, 24 March 2017 20:06
Howard G. Knuttgen, PhD, may be the oldest attendee of the International Olympic Committee World Conference on Prevention of Injury and Illness in Sport, according to The Standard.
Written by Adam Schrag | Friday, 24 March 2017 18:44
Runners suffering from femoracetabular impingement greatly benefit from arthroscopic hip surgery, according to a study recently presented at the AAOS Annual Meeting.
Written by Adam Schrag | Friday, 24 March 2017 18:42
San Francisco Giants pitcher Will Smith will likely undergo Tommy John Surgery after team orthopedist Ken Akizuki, MD, of San Francisco-based SOAR Medical and Neal ElAttrache, MD, of Los Angeles-based Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedics agreed in their diagnoses, according to CSN Bay Area.
Written by Adam Schrag | Friday, 24 March 2017 17:27
Physicians, healthcare professionals and members of the MLB community will keep a close eye on Red Sox pitcher Andrew Pomeranz's recovery from a potentially career-saving stem cell procedure, according to The Boston Globe.
Written by Adam Schrag | Thursday, 23 March 2017 19:45
Retired NFL wide receiver Ricardo Lockette met with Washington state lawmakers on Wednesday, March 22 to testify on behalf of the Seattle Science Foundation's neck injury research, as reported by King5.
Written by Adam Schrag | Thursday, 23 March 2017 19:39
Researchers at Philadelphia-based The Rothman Institute presented a study at the AAOS Annual Meeting showing a correlation exists between a single-sport specialization and sports-related injuries in high school, collegiate and professional athletes.
Written by Megan Wood | Thursday, 23 March 2017 17:25
The global sports medicine market will likely reach $12.5 billion by 2025, according to a Grand View Research report.
Written by Adam Schrag | Wednesday, 22 March 2017 20:55
Neurosurgeon-to-be Myron Rolle is a former football safety and Rhodes Scholar who was motivated to become a top brain surgeon by his experience in sports and Ben Carson, MD, according to The Washington Post.
Written by Adam Schrag | Wednesday, 22 March 2017 20:50
Gulf Breeze, Fla.-based Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine relies on evidence-based medicine and research to improve its use of regenerative medicine.
Written by Adam Schrag | Wednesday, 22 March 2017 19:37
Carolina Panthers head team physician Pat Connor, MD, of Charlotte-based OrthoCarolina will treat quarterback Cam Newton and wide receiver Damiere Byrd while Bruce Darden, MD, of OrthoCarolina treated defensive lineman Charles Johnson yesterday.
Written by Adam Schrag | Tuesday, 21 March 2017 19:38
Flushing-based NewYork-Presbyterian Queens became St. John's University's official care provider in January.
Written by Adam Schrag | Tuesday, 21 March 2017 19:31
A recent study presented at the 2017 AAOS Annual Meeting shows post-traumatic brain injury laws have led to increased concussion diagnoses across all sports.
Written by Adam Schrag | Monday, 20 March 2017 19:31
Keith Meister, MD, of Arlington-based Texas Metroplex Institute for Sports Medicine & Orthopedics will perform Tommy John surgery on Cleveland Indians pitcher Cody Anderson.
Written by Adam Schrag | Monday, 20 March 2017 16:56
Anthony Miniaci, MD, of the Cleveland Clinic and Russell Warren, MD, of Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City highlighted conflicts of interest and discussed the future of sports medicine at the AAOS Annual Meeting in San Diego, according to Med Page Today.
Written by Adam Schrag | Monday, 20 March 2017 16:54
According to a study recently presented at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Specialty Day in San Diego, surgery may not treat tennis elbow as effectively as previously believed.
Written by Adam Schrag | Friday, 17 March 2017 20:56
March Madness 2017 is in full swing, with the NCAA Division-I men's Round of 32 taking place on March 17 and 18 of this weekend all around the country. While most of the 68 tournament qualifiers and play-in participants will have been disqualified by the time plays begins on Saturday morning, physicians, surgeons and medical professionals have played instrumental roles in preparing and treating these teams' athletes so they could compete in top physical shape all season long.
Written by Adam Schrag | Friday, 17 March 2017 20:06
Keith Meister, MD, of Arlington, Texas-based TMI Sports Medicine will offer Minnesota Twins pitcher Trevor May a second opinion on his torn ulnar collateral ligament, according to a tweet by St. Paul Pioneer sports columnist Brian Murphy.
Written by Adam Schrag | Thursday, 16 March 2017 15:52
A study published in the World Journal of Orthopaedics and recently presented at the 2017 AAOS Meeting outlines the expected return timetable for younger shoulder replacement patients.