Chicago Sports Medicine Symposium – 2017

August 3 – 6, 2017 – Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile, Chicago, IL Course Description This course has been designed to present knee, shoulder, elbow, hip and sports medicine ailments and the most advanced treatment options from nationally and internationally recognized orthopaedic surgeons. Live surgery broadcasts, case presentations, and panel discussions will offer the participants the […]

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Saline Injections for Knee OA: Likely Therapeutic

New work presented at the recent meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons indicates that intra-articular normal saline (IA-NS) injections may indeed have a therapeutic effect. The meta-analysis, entitled, “The Therapeutic Effect of Intra-articular Normal Saline Injections for Knee Osteoarthritis,” appeared in the December 27, 201+ edition of The American Journal of Sports Medicine. […]

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Meet The MOR Team @ 2017 American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Annual Meeting

The MOR team travels to San Diego, CA March 14-18 th for the 2017 American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Annual Meeting. During this prestigious annual orthopedic meeting, the MOR team will present some of their latest research and studies in the form of 13 podium presentations, 2 orthopedic video presentations, 6 poster presentations, and 8 […]

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Debridement cited as better initial option to treat infection after reverse shoulder arthroplasty

Results from a retrospective, multicenter study by French researchers that investigated treatment options for infection after reverse shoulder arthroplasty supported the use of debridement as a first-line treatment, but noted this option had a 54% healing rate. Source: Healio Read More

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BLOG: Hardware complications in revision ACL reconstruction take careful consideration

Revision ACLR can pose a variety of surgical challenges. Evaluation of patient risk factors, prior surgical technique, prior tunnel placement, tunnel osteolysis, prior grafts utilized and implanted hardware must be considered prior to performing a revision ACLR case. Source: Healio Read More

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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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