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sports concussions

Neuroimaging Findings Generally Nondiagnostic in Children and Adolescents

Researchers from the Canada North Concussion Network in Manitoba examined neuroimaging studies obtained in children and adolescents with sports-related concussions and found that the images appeared normal in 78% of cases. Detailed findings of this study are reported and discussed in “Neuroimaging findings in pediatric sports-related concussion” by Michael J. Ellis, MD, and colleagues, published today online, ahead of print, in the Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics.

Golfing Injuries

Golfing Injuries

Spring has sprung, which means many patients are out on the golf course swinging their way to ecstasy. Most people might think that playing golf is a low-level activity without much risk for injury. After all, it’s not a contact sport, and most of the time is spent walking on meticulously manicured grass. Au contraire, many injuries can be caused by playing golf, including harm to the ankle, elbow, shoulder, spine, knee, hip, back, and wrist. We’re sure you’ve seen your share. Here’s a quick review of the most common-and not so common-types of golfing injuries you may be treating for those weekend warriors who gingerly walk into your office seeking your help.

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