News tagged with sport medicine

Initiative to emphasize concussions are treatable

At a time when the national concussion conversation instills fear and uncertainty among parents and athletes at all levels, the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program is working to change the current discussion where two ...

Oct 23, 2014
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Missing piece found to help solve concussion puzzle

Researchers at UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh have created a new, 5- to 10-minute test that could be added to a clinician's concussion evaluation toolkit for a more comprehensive assessment of the ...

Sep 10, 2014
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Young athletes should consider the benefits of ACL surgery

Young patients who wait for ACL surgery may be at increased risk for secondary knee injuries, according to research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's (AOSSM) Annual Meeting. The study ...

Jul 10, 2014
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Prepare for summer sports to avoid injury

(HealthDay)—Cold-weather couch potatoes beware: You could be at risk for injuries if you don't properly prepare and ease into such summer activities as golf, tennis and running, an expert says.

Jun 28, 2014
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ACL injuries in young female athletes now an epidemic

(Medical Xpress)—With young female athletes experiencing an epidemic of ACL knee injuries, a Loyola University Medical Center sports medicine specialist is urging parents to demand that coaches implement injury-prevention ...

May 01, 2014
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