Rate of injuries among youth soccer players doubled, new study finds
Source: Science Daily
From 1990 through 2014, the number of soccer-related injuries treated in hospital emergency departments in the US each year increased by 78 percent and the yearly rate of injuries increased by 111 percent among youth 7-17 years of age, a new article reports.
What Recent Studies Reveal About Proximal Fifth Metatarsal Fractures
Source: Podiatry Today
I was interested to read two articles on proximal fifth metatarsal fractures in NBA and NFL players. Both articles were published this year, providing the most up-to-date approaches for Zone 2 and 3 fractures.
Improved function seen long-term after ankle fracture fixation
Few patients who underwent ankle fracture fixation experienced pain or had restricted function and many patients had improved long- term functional scores, despite the presence of radiographic arthritis, according to results with more than a decade of follow-up.