Elbow Injuries in the Throwing Athlete

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High valgus and extension loads imparted to the athlete’s elbow during repetitive overhead throwing can lead to acute and chronic pathology. Over time, normal soft tissue and bony stabilizing structures…

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Thrower’s Fracture of the Humerus

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Thrower’s fractures are spiral fractures of the humerus caused by forceful throwing of a ball. Although these fractures have been cited in the literature, little research exists regarding the significance…

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Management of Bone Loss in Glenohumeral Instability

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This review discusses the evaluation and management of bone loss in glenohumeral instability. The glenohumeral joint may experience a dislocation or subluxation associated with traumatic injury or through repetitive atraumatic…

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Upper Extremity

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Asif M. Ilyas, MD, Editor In this issue of the Orthopedic Clinics of North America , we present several interesting articles in the Upper Extremity section reviewing a broad range…

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Pediatric Orthopaedics

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Shital N. Parikh, MD, Editor Early-onset scoliosis is defined as scoliosis of any cause in children younger than five years of age. Such deformities at an early age can have…

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