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Arthroscopic Management of the Stiff Elbow

Jay D. Keener, MD, and Leesa M. Galatz, MD. In Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. May 2011. Vol. 19. No. 5. Pp. 265-275 The authors begin by


Patient-Reported Outcomes After Simple Dislocation of the Elbow

Raymond E. Anakwe, MBChB, MRCSEd, et al. In The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. July 6, 2011. Vol. 93-A. No. 13. 1220-1226. A simple elbow dislocation isn’t always so

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The Short-Term Effects of Treating Plantar Fasciitis with a Temporary Custom Foot Orthosis and Stretching.

Michelle Drake, DPT, et al. In The Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy. April 2011. Vol. 41. No. 4. Pp. 221-231. American researchers are working to find effective treatment

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Effect of Complications After Minimally Invasive Surgical Repair of Acute Achilles Tendon Ruptures Report on 211 Cases.

Roderick Metz, MD, PhD., et al.In The American Journal of Sports Medicine. April 2011. Vol. 39. No. 4. Pp. 820-824. The diagnosis: acute Achilles tendon rupture. The treatment: minimally invasive


Short-Term Effect of Radiofrequency on Osteoarthritic Knee Pain

Woo-Jong Choi, et al.Radiofrequency Treatment Relieves Chronic Knee Osteoarthritis Pain: A Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial. In PAIN. March 2011. Vol. 152. No. 3. Pp. 481-487. This study was an effort


Evidence for the Treatment of Boutonniere Finge

Joseph U. Barker, MD, et al.Extra-Articular Mimickers of Lateral Meniscal Tears. In Sports Health. January/February 2011. Vol. 3. No. 1. Pp. 82-88. This article was written to help the examiner


What’s the Best Surgery for Thumb Arthritis?

Guus M. Vermeulen, MD, et al.Surgical Management of Primary Thumb Carpometacarpal Osteoarthritis: A Systematic Review. In Journal of Hand Surgery. January 2011. Vol. 36. No. 1. Pp. 157-169. In this


Evidence for the Treatment of Boutonniere Finger Deformity

Philip To, MD, and Jeffry T. Watson, MD.Boutonniere Deformity. In The Journal of Hand Surgery. January 2011. Vol. 36A. No. 1. Pp. 139-142. Two hand surgeons from Vanderbilt Orthopaedic Institute

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Getting Athletes with Elbow Injuries Back on Track

E. Lyle Cain, Jr, MD, et al. Outcome of Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction of the Elbow in 1281 Athletes.In The American Journal of Sports Medicine. December 2010. Vol. 38. No.

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AAOS Publishes Clinical Practice Guidelines for Rotator Cuff Tears

Reference: Ken Yamaguchi, MD. New Guideline On Rotator Cuff Problems. In AAOS Now. January 2011. Vol. 5. No. 1. Pp.1, 46-47. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons has published Clinical