Tag: orthopedic surgery

‘TightRope’ Repair for High-Ankle Sprain Gets Athletes...

When University of Alabama quarterback, Tua Tagovailoa, takes the field at tonight’s college football national championship game, his ankle will...

January 7, 2019

Student Athlete’s Comeback from ACL Reconstruction

Student athlete Amelia Varela, 17, recalls the moment earlier this year when she injured her knee and tore her anterior...

November 7, 2018

Motion Analysis Fine-Tunes Rehab of Orthopedic Injuries...

Five months after Louis Zaldivar, 25, tore his Achilles heel while playing basketball, the avid recreational athlete is back to...

April 30, 2018

Bouncing Back From Shoulder Tennis Injuries

Despite recent recoveries from shoulder injuries, a couple of women’s pro tennis players served up enough force and finesse to...

April 1, 2017

Orthopedic Surgeon Saves Nigerian Woman’s Leg (Video)

For Ndidi Elizabeth Ojobo, 29, what was expected to be a final, uneventful follow-up appointment with her orthopedic surgeon turned...

February 16, 2017

A Growing Problem: Overuse Sports Injuries in...

New research has shown a link between sport specialization and an increase in overuse injuries among young people, many of...

August 15, 2016

Heel Fractures: A Step Toward Healing

The surgical technique involves using special equipment, screws and plates to put the bones back together.

June 8, 2016

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