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Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction: Anatomy, Indications, Techniques, and Outcomes

Context Ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) injuries lead to pain and loss of performance in the thrower’s elbow. Ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction (UCLR) is a reliable treatment option for the symptomatic, deficient UCL. Injury to the UCL usually occurs because...read more


Orthopedic Practice Patterns Relating to Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in Elite Athletes

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Quality and Variability of Online Available Physical Therapy Protocols from Academic Orthopaedic Surgery Programs for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

Purpose To assess the quality and variability found across anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rehabilitation protocols published online by academic orthopaedic programs. Methods Web-based ACL physical therapy protocols from United States academic orthopaedic programs available online were included for review....read more


Hamstring and Quadriceps Activity in the ACL Injured Patient: Surface Electromyography Analysis and Gait Assessment

Purpose To investigate the potential causes of diminished knee extension after acute anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury using both surface electromyography (sEMG) analysis of the quadriceps and hamstrings, and gait analysis to assess muscle action and tone. Methods Consecutive...read more


Cost-Effectiveness of Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty Versus Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff REpair of Symptomatic Large and Massive Rotator Cuff Tears

Introduction The goal of this study was to compare the cost-effectiveness within the United States healthcare system of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair versus reverse total shoulder arthroplasty in patients with symptomatic large and massive rotator cuff tears without cuff-tear...read more


​Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction: The Rush Experience

Background Ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction (UCLR) is a common surgery performed in professional, collegiate, and high school athletes. Purpose To report patient demographics, surgical techniques, and outcomes of all UCLRs performed at a single institution from 2004 to 2014....read more

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