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The Relationship Between Shoulder Stiffness and Rotator Cuff Healing

Retear and stiffness are not uncommon outcomes of rotator cuff repair. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relationship between rotator cuff repair healing and shoulder stiffness. Source: JBJS Read More

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The Importance of a Pitch Count in Young Athletes

Dr. Yanke, as well as many other Orthopaedic Surgeons from Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, has formed Shouldersforlife, an organization whose goal is to protect overhead athletes from shoulder and elbow injuries. Shouldersforlife works with coaches and trainers to implement a shoulder and elbow injury prevention program in youth programs. In this video, Dr. Yanke discusses […]

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Dr. Yanke Joins BullsTV During the Bulls Pre-Game Live Show to Discuss Cartilage Injuries

Dr. Adam Yanke joins the Chicago Bulls Pre-Game Live Show to discuss the different types of cartilage, cartilage injuries, as well as the different types of treatment options. Dr. Yanke explains, in depth, Derrick Rose’s knee injury and how his cartilage was affected by his ACL injury. Some of the cartilage research and clinical trials […]

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Study finds predictors for ACL injury are dissimilar between male and female athletes

Except for increased anterior-posterior knee laxity, results from this study indicated female athletes and male athletes were not similar with regard to predictors for first-time noncontact ACL injury. Source: Healio Read More

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Preoperative opioid use linked with lower outcome scores after TSA

Patients with a history of preoperative opioid use experienced significantly lower preoperative baseline and final outcome scores after total shoulder arthroplasty than patients who did not take opioids preoperatively, according to results. Source: Healio Read More

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