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Fastball Pitch Velocity Helps Predict Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction in Major League Baseball Pitchers

The overhand baseball pitch is among the fastest and highest-stress athletic motions. Consequently, pitching-related shoulder and elbow pain occur in up to 30% to 74% of baseball pitchers. Injuries are also common, occurring in 23% to 31% of youth...read more


Editorial Commentary: Long Head Biceps Pathology: How Do We Find It?

Identification of symptomatic long head biceps pathology continues to be a clinical challenge. Magnetic resonance imaging may fail to identify symptomatic lesions when present. Clinicians must maintain a high index of suspicion, and avoid over-reliance on diagnostic imaging in...read more


Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction of the Elbow: A Systematic Review of the Literature

BACKGROUND: Ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction (UCLR) is a common procedure in both professional and high-level athletes. PURPOSE: To determine the effect of technique and level of play with UCLR on return to sport (RTS). HYPOTHESIS: When comparing different surgical...read more


Proximal Biceps in Overhead Athletes

The proximal long head of the biceps tendon and its attachment at the superior glenoid tubercle and labrum are subject to a spectrum of disorders in overhead athletes. Biceps disorders are commonly characterized by intermittent anterior or deep-seated shoulder...read more


Disorders of the Long Head of the Biceps Tendon

The functional importance of the long head of the biceps tendon is a source of debate. Despite the controversy concerning its functional role, the long head of the biceps tendon is a recognized pain generator in the shoulder. Because...read more


Does Operative Treatment of First-Time Patellar Dislocations Lead to Increased Patellofemoral Stability? A Systematic Review of Overlapping Meta-analyses

Patellar dislocations account for roughly 2% to 3% of all knee injuries and are cited as the second most common cause of traumatic hemarthrosis of the knee. The injuries often result from a traumatic injury but can sometimes be...read more

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