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Repetitive Hits May Predispose Athletes to Concussion

Repetitive Hits May Predispose Athletes to Concussion

Among college football players, number, severity of head impacts may affect risk for concussion.

Concussion-Related Biomarkers Vary Based on Sex, Race

Level of S100B up after sports-related concussion, especially within 4 hours of concussion.

ASA: Review Links Opioids With Complications Post-Spine Surgery

Higher postoperative pain score, worse quality of life for post-op pain management with opioids.

Opinion

Are your colleagues continuing to perform unnecessary arthroscopies?

Unknown knowns are ideas that we're aware of on some level but, for whatever reason, choose not to admit to ourselves.

Treating patients with a fracture: Engage an expert

It is essential for healthcare professionals to collaborate with other experts from all specialty areas.

Bringing patients peace of mind through therapeutic x-rays

The more I work, the more I realize how much of medicine is treating both a person's mind and body.

Clinical Features

Case Study: Elbow and Biceps Pain After a Fall

Case Study: Elbow and Biceps Pain After a Fall

An elderly man presents to the emergency department with elbow and biceps pain after falling on the stairs.

Case Study: Foot pain after jogging

Case Study: Foot pain after jogging

A 64-year-old woman presents to an urgent care clinic with 24 hours of left foot pain. She states that she tweaked it while jogging. The pain is localized to the lateral portion of her foot.

Slideshows

Ortho Dx: Persistent Left Knee Pain

Ortho Dx: Persistent Left Knee Pain

A 62-year-old woman presents with left knee pain that has been present for 2 years and worsens when she is ...

Ortho Dx: Leg Pain and Numbness

Ortho Dx: Leg Pain and Numbness

A 33-year-old man presents with pain and numbness in the lateral expect of his lower left leg that has persisted ...

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