Navigation Links
Shoulder Injuries in Professional Baseball Players: A Continuing Puzzle
Date:3/18/2017

Professional baseball players struggle to return to a high level of play after biceps tenodesis (BP) surgery, according to research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Specialty Day in San Diego. The study examined how players with SLAP tears responded to biceps tenodesis.

“Our research showed that of the 17 professional baseball players who underwent biceps tenodesis between 2010 and 2013 only 35% were able to return to their previous level of play,” commented lead author Peter Nissen Chalmers, MD, from the University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City. “Professional baseball players should be informed of the low return to play rates associated with this surgery, and consider all treatment options available.”

The study also showed that ability to return to play varied considerably with position, with 80% of position players able to return while only16% of pitchers were able to return (p=0.028). However, those who did return to full activity, all played at least 10 games at their pre-operative level with no significant change in performance statistics. The study was performed with the approval of Major League Baseball (MLB) and drew from their prospective database containing all major and minor league baseball players who have undergone shoulder surgery since 2010. The minimum follow-up was 2 years.

“While this study data raises some concern over the viability of BT as an alternative to SLAP repair, the sample size is small,” noted Chalmers. “Further study is needed to determine the effectiveness of this treatment approach for professional baseball players.”

###

The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) is a world leader in sports medicine education, research, communication and fellowship, and includes national and international orthopaedic sports medicine leaders. The Society works closely with many other sports medicine specialists, including athletic trainers, physical therapists, family physicians, and others to improve the identification, prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of sports injuries. AOSSM is also a founding partner of the STOP Sports Injuries campaign to prevent overuse and traumatic injuries in kids.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/03/prweb14148812.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2017 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved


Related medicine news :

1. Orthopedic Knee Surgeon and Shoulder Specialist Matthew Provencher, MD CAPT MC USNR Launches Patient Education Website: MATTHEWPROVENCHERMD.COM
2. InventHelp Client's Accessory Prevents Shoulder and Neck Strain While Sitting in Low-Backrest Chairs (SDB-626)
3. Retired High School Coach Back on Course Thanks to Unique Shoulder Surgery from Baptist Health/Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute
4. NYDNRehab Clinic Introduces Advanced Physical Therapy to Treat Shoulder, Knee, Leg, and Other Neuromuscular Injuries and Conditions
5. IsoComforter, Inc. Announces The IsoComforter Shoulder Wrap
6. Complementary Seminar on Shoulder Arthritis Pain Management in San Diego on 2/3/2016 at 6pm at the Marina Village -1936 Quivira Way, Suite D6, San Diego, CA 92109.
7. Cold Shoulder LLC Surpasses Kickstarter Goal in Under 10 Hours
8. Shoulder Specialist Peter Millett, MD, MSc and Team Receive Top Research Award at the 2015 Germany Arthroscopy Association Meeting for Study on Shoulder AC Joint
9. Peter Millett MD, MSc. of Vail, Colorado Selected as a 2015 Top Shoulder Surgeon in North America
10. Surgery May Be Best Treatment Option for Multidirectional Shoulder Dislocations
11. Operative Treatment of Shoulder Instability Helps Return Collegiate Athletes to Playing Field More Often
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Apple Rehab Shelton Lakes , ... mock evacuation of the facility as part of a disaster drill on October 3rd. ... EMS and Shelton City Emergency Manager, as well as the Connecticut Long Term ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Global Healthcare Management’s 4th Annual Kids Fun Run brought out ... free event, sponsored by Global Healthcare Management’s CEO, Jon Letko, is aimed at getting ... children of all ages; it is a non-competitive, non-timed event, which is all about ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... , ... “The Journey: From the Mountains to the Mission Field”: the story ... the Philippines. “The Journey: From the Mountains to the Mission Field” is the creation ... has taught all ages and currently teaches a class of ladies at her church, ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... Planet Fitness, one of the largest and fastest ... to open a flagship location in Covington, LA at 401 N. U.S. Highway 190, ... next to Office Depot in the Holiday Square shopping center. Its location allows it ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... Asante, a nationally recognized health ... expanded their existing home health joint venture through an agreement, effective October 1, ... joint venture home health company with Asante, delivering clinically integrated care, for the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/10/2017)... COUNTY, Calif. , Oct. 10, 2017  NDS received FDA ... Mobile  — a medical-grade battery-powered display stand specifically designed for endoscopy ... to transform technology into a clinical solution to support the improvement ... Innovative Design ... ZeroWire Mobile Wireless Solution ...
(Date:10/5/2017)... , Oct. 5, 2017  In response to ... Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) released prescribing recommendations ... to be used as a first-line therapy to ... Recognizing the value ... White Paper "Opioid Prescribing: Acute and Postoperative Pain ...
(Date:10/4/2017)... OBP Medical , a leading ... today announced regulatory approval from Brazil,s ... Nacional de Vigilância Sanitária (ANVISA)) to market ... with integrated LED light source and smoke evacuation ... of a tissue pocket or cavity during surgical ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: