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Outcomes Following Shoulder and Elbow Injury in Baseball Players: Are we Reporting What Matters?

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SLAP Lesions: Trends in Treatment

Purpose To determine the trends in SLAP repairs over time, including patient age, and percentage of SLAP repairs versus other common shoulder arthroscopic procedures. Methods The records of 4 sports or shoulder/elbow fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeons were used to...read more


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New Way to Repair Rotator Cuff Injuries Using Stem Cells

Dr. Nikhil Verma at Rush (MOR) is one of three Chicago shoulder surgeons actively recruiting patients with rotator cuff injuries to participate in a clinical trial using stem cell injections. Criteria for patients is as follows: • Age 18...read more


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Fatigue Contributing Factor in Kid’s Pitching Injuries

New research from Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush has found that fatigue can affect pitching mechanics and potentially result in injuries. “Our study simulated a 90-pitch game for 28 elite, adolescent pitchers and we investigated how their shoulder and elbow...read more


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Dr. Verma Presents at 2016 AAOS Annual Meeting

At the 2016 AAOS Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida, Dr. Verma spoke on shoulder instability, rotator cuff repair and how to track and record patient outcomes....read more


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Why are the Chicago White Sox so Good at Preventing Injuries?

Here’s what we know: Since 2005, teams have seen at least four members of their pitching rotations make 30 starts apiece in a single season a total of 30 times. Twelve organizations have never done it at all in...read more


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