Oct 16

Validity of indirect Ultrasound Findings in Acute Anterior Cruciate Ligament Ruptures

Researchers at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia are concerned about the validity of physical examinations of ACL tears in acute care settings. This article investigates ultrasound findings in acute ACL ruptures, which have historically been poorly diagnosed in acute care settings, such as the emergency room. The significance of this evidence-based inquiry will off-set the high risk of further cartilage damage in misdiagnosed patients and expedite the return-to-play clearance in recovering athletes.  Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) has long been the...

Apr 19

Orthobiologics in the NFL: TOBI Interviews Gosder Cherilus

With the 2017 NFL draft around the corner, TOBI had the opportunity to discuss orthobiologics and regenerative medicine with recently retired Tampa Bay Buccaneers Gosder Cherilus. Gosder played in the NFL for 9 seasons with over 116 starts with the Detroit Lions, Indianapolis Colts, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. While playing in the NFL, Gosder sustained a number of injuries to his fingers, shoulders, knees, and hip. A study was recently published about NFL athletes like Gosder experiencing multiple orthopedic and...