NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Compared with nonoperative treatment, operative treatment of comminuted or severely shortened midshaft clavicle fractures allowed for faster return to sport in older adolescent athletes, according to a presenter.
Despite the implementation and accessibility of safe pitching guidelines, 83% of surveyed youth baseball caregivers were unaware of the existence of these safe pitching recommendations, according to published results.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Meniscus root tears should be recognized and diagnosed early to reduce the risk for arthritis and knee replacement, according to a presenter.
At 20 years, patients who underwent arthroscopic meniscectomy for degenerative meniscus tears were converted to total knee replacement at a 15.7% rate, according to published results.
Compared with a traditional opioid regimen, a multimodal, nonnarcotic, pain management protocol provided “equivalent or better” pain control and outcomes following primary meniscectomy or meniscal repair, according to published results.