What factors predict recovery time for an athlete who has suffered a concussion? A new study has some answers. As the Stanford University authors wrote, “Prognosticating recovery times for individual athletes with a concussion remains a challenge for health care providers. Several preinjury and postinjury factors have been proposed to be predictive of prolonged return-to-play times, but the data in this area are still sparse.”
Orthopedics This Week
The return-to-competition rate in elite skiers and snowboarders after hip arthroscopy a very impressive 85%, according to a new study. The study, “Femoroacetabular Impingement in Elite Skiers and Snowboarders: Return to Sports and Outcomes After Hip Arthroscopy,” was published online on April 6, 2022 in The American Journal of Sports Medicine.
Soccer players who have returned to the game after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLr) have as good knee function as their uninjured team members, according to a new study.
Almost half of all shoulder injuries among college baseball players are rotator cuff injuries, according to a new study.