Monthly Archives: November 2013

Common Pediatric Sports Injuries – An Overview of the Latest Sports Medicine Research

An excellent article comparing pediatric sports injuries to adolescence sports injuries was published in American Journal of Sports Medicine August 2013. Authors Dr. Andrea Stracciolini and Dr. Lyle Micheli et al. from Boston’s Children’s Hospital looked at two groups of athletes based on age: 5-12 years olds and 13-17 year olds. Over 2,100 children were… Read more »

Orthopaedic Specialists’ Medical Resident Dr. Tiffany Simpson Provides Medical Care in Haiti

Orthopaedic Specialists is excited to introduce medical resident Tiffany Simpson M.D. Dr. Simpson is a graduate of Bellarmine University and University of Louisville’s School of Medicine. She is in her second year as a medical resident specializing in Family Medicine. With a long time interest in global health issues, Dr. Simpson heard about an opportunity… Read more »

Football Injuries – NFL Injury Update 2013

An elite athlete who is a pro football player has a career in the NFL on average for 3.6 years. Pro football players tend to sustain football injuries at much younger ages than the general population. Two interesting studies were published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine in 2013 looking specifically NFL football injuries…. Read more »