A computer-simulation study finds that patellar dislocation is more likely to recur if the knee has a flat trochlea, patella alta or poor rotational alignment.Read More
Quad Tendon Autografts: A Prime Choice for ACL Reconstruction
Quad tendon autografts for ACL reconstruction are strong, reliable, readily available and thicker than the patellar tendon — and can be harvested through a tiny incision.
The ‘Gamer’s Health Guide’: Managing Care for Esports Athletes
As the competitive video gaming industry continues to grow, so too does the need to address the health of esports athletes.
Sports Medicine Enters the Field of Competitive Gaming
Competitive gaming is not without injury. Dominic King, DO, Director of the new Esports Medicine Program within Cleveland Clinic Sports Health, shares insight about the growing field and how clinicians can play a role in delivering care.
How American Major League Soccer Is Playing It Safe With Concussions
Concussion management differs across leagues and sports. A comparative study examines U.S. and English professional leagues and establishes incidence rates, return-to-play intervals, performance, and career longevity associated with sports-related concussions.
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Epidemiology of Preprofessional Injuries in Baseball
Cleveland Indians team physician, Mark Schickendantz, MD, discusses a new study of preprofessional injuries in baseball. His research found no significant impact on an athlete’s draft rank, short-term availability or performance in the MLB.
MRI-Based Classification System for Tommy John Injury Found to Be Reliable and Reproducible, Preliminary Study Finds
New study evaluates the reliability and reproducibility of a newly proposed 6-stage, MRI-based classification system for UCL injuries.
Concussion in the NFL: Study Shows Significant Detrimental Effects in the Short Term
Study may provide useful counseling information and demonstrate that player issues after concussion warrant further attention.
Cleveland Indians Team Physician on Caring for Shoulders (Video)
Mark Schickendantz, MD, Head Team Physician for the 2016 American League Champion Cleveland Indians, explains how caring for ballplayers’ shoulder injuries is different than when he started 25 years ago.
Caring for Neuromuscular Giants and Geniuses
Mark Schickendantz, MD, Head Team Physicians for the MLB Cleveland Indians, discusses changes in care, what’s different about elite athletes, and the “quiet” room.
82 Games: Cavs Head Team Physician on Overuse Injuries (video)
In this video series, Richard Parker, MD, Head Team Physician for 2016 NBA Champions, the Cleveland Cavaliers, discusses the care of elite athletes at the professional level. Hear him discuss why he’ll image both ankles if only one is injured.