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Injuries and Prevention Tips for Young Athletes

High profile sports events like the Olympics bring the hope that witnessing and celebrating dedicated athletes at the top of their game, will inspire young people to take up sport and physical activities that help them develop confidence, lead more satisfying lives…

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Modifying Stress Fracture Risks

Programs to improve movement patterns may help prevent stress fractures in athletes and military personnel, say researchers presenting their work at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL…

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Scoliosis: What Every Parent Needs To Know

Scoliosis refers to an abnormal curvature of the spine. Small curves are a normal part of spine anatomy and are not cause for concern, according to Dr. Daniel Green, a pediatric orthopedic surgeon at Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan…

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What’s Ahead For Sports Medicine?

Should electrocardiograms be included in cardiovascular screening of athletes? What’s the current status of research into long-term effects of concussions? These and other hot topics are the focus of the January Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine…

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Genetic Secrets To Developmental Dysplasia Of The Hip Revealed

Research from Thomas Jefferson University is laying the foundation for a genetic test to accurately identify hip dysplasia in newborns so that early intervention can be initiated to promote normal development…

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