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O'Rourke has torn elbow ligament; will have season-ending surgery


Minneapolis Star Tribune - Apr 25, 2017
Lefthander Ryan O'Rourke has a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow and will need Tommy John surgery, the Twins announced today. O'Rourke traveled with the Twins to Arlington to be evaluated by Rangers orthopedist Dr. Keith Miester.
 

Widdop suffers knee ligament damage


Total rugby League - Apr 25, 2017
England look set to be without halfback Gareth Widdop for the Test match with Samoa after he suffered knee ligament damage. The 28-year-old limped off during St George Illawarra's 13-12 Anzac day defeat to Sydney Roosters, and the club has confirmed ...
 

Giants OF Upton Jr. undergoes surgery on torn thumb ligament ...


Comcast SportsNet Bay Area - Apr 22, 2017
The Giants completed a minor league deal with veteran outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. on April 12. Just over a week later, Upton will be on the shelf for multiple ...
 

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Ligament books

The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports


by: Jeff Passan

Yahoo’s lead baseball columnist offers an in-depth look at the most valuable commodity in sports—the pitching arm—and how its vulnerability to injury is hurting players and the game, from Little League to the majors.

Every year, Major League Baseball spends more than $1.5 billion on pitchers—five times more than the salary of every NFL quarterback combined. Pitchers are the game’s lifeblood. Their import is exceeded only by their fragility. One tiny band of tissue in the elbow, the ulnar collateral ligament, is snapping at unprecedented rates, leaving current big league players vulnerable and the coming generation of baseball-playing children dreading the three scariest words in the sport: Tommy John surgery.
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Platelet-Rich Plasma: Regenerative Medicine: Sports Medicine, Orthopedic, and Recovery of Musculoskeletal Injuries


Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) has gained tremendous popularity in recent years as a treatment option for specialties including Orthopedics, Dentistry, Sports Medicine, Otorhinolaryngology, Neurosurgery, Ophthalmology, Urology, Vascular, Cardiothoracic and Maxillofacial Surgery, and Veterinarian Medicine. Nowadays, PRP and Stem Cell Science have added an exciting dimension to tissue repair.

This book begins by giving the reader a broad overview of current progress as well as a discussion of the technical aspects of preparation and therapeutic use of autologous PRP.
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The Anterior Cruciate Ligament: Reconstruction and Basic Science, 2e


by: Chadwick Prodromos MD

Now in a combined resource that includes print, eBook, and video, The Anterior Cruciate Ligament: Reconstruction and Basic Science, 2nd Edition, by Dr. Chadwick Prodromos, provides the expert guidance you need to effectively select the right procedure and equipment, prevent complications, and improve outcomes for every patient. Written and edited by world leaders in hamstring, allograft, and bone-patellar tendon-bone (BTB) ACL reconstruction, this revised reference is a must-have resource for the full range of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction techniques, plus fixation devices, rehabilitation, revision ACLR surgery, and much more!.
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Knee Ligament Anatomy Animation


Dr. Bertram Zarins of the Mass General Hospital Sports Medicine Service has prepared this animation to educate patients about the anatomy of the ligaments ...
 

Ligament Basics - Science Explained


Ligaments and Tendons 101 - Learn and be Healthy! Subscribe to Sportology: http://goo.gl/5WGkBV ↓ More info and sources below ↓ Special thanks in this ...
 

Tendons vs. Ligaments - What's the Difference?


 

HUMAN KNEE LIGAMENTS


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Exercises for medial knee ligament injury - overview


Brief overview of exercises used in a 4 phase rehabilitation program for medial knee ligament injury. More on ...