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Jan 18, 2023

The right surgery for an unstable shoulder remains a topic of controversy. What is the right approach? If performing a soft tissue stabilization, is Bankart repair alone sufficient? What is the amount of critical bone loss that would tip the scales towards a Laterjet? World-renowned shoulder specialist Dr. Patrick...


Dec 21, 2022

Sports Specialization is the focus on a single sport year-round oftentimes at the exclusion of other sports.  It is a practice seen increasingly in our youth athlete population that aims to improve an athlete’s competitive advantage but sacrifices rest and has been associated with physical and psychological stress...


Nov 30, 2022

Technological advances have made virtual healthcare a reality.  The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the evolution and adoption of this telehealth option, and virtual care has become part of the sports medicine world.  Published in OJSM in October, the study "Telehealth Physical Therapy for Sports Medicine...


Nov 9, 2022

Meniscus repair and patient age over 60 are not commonly associated in orthopaedic sports medicine surgery.  However, in the right patient, meniscus repair is the right choice.  Dr. Daniel Saris, MD of the Mayo Clinic joins us to discuss his study “Benefits of Meniscal Repair in Selected Patients Aged 60 Years...


Oct 18, 2022

We welcome in another NBA season with an analysis of how COVID-19 impacted the health of NBA players during the shortened 2020-21 season.  Dr. Anikar Chhabra, MD from Mayo Clinic Arizona and his colleagues published “Effect of a Condensed NBA Season on Injury Risk - An Analysis of the 2020 Season and Player Safety”...