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Surgeons Implant Knee Cartilage Grown From Patient's Own Cells


August 20, 2015

Doctors at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are the first in Ohio to use a tissue implant made from a patient’s own cells to treat knee cartilage damage. Healthy cartilage is crucial to the smooth and painless mobility of most joints, and has limited capacity to repair itself after injury. The rest of the story



Autumn Yoga for Pain Relief Classes


August 18, 2015

Evidence based, hands-on, instructional Hatha Yoga classes taught by a physical therapist and designed to improve posture, strength and flexibility for people with ongoing or chronic pain. The rest of the story



Dr. Tom Best to serve on NBA/GE Healthcare Research Advisory Council


August 07, 2015

Thomas Best, MD, PhD, Professor of Family Medicine, Pomerene Chair of Primary Care, and Vice Chair for Academic Affairs was recently selected to serve on the National Basketball Association (NBA) and GE Healthcare’s Research Advisory Council. Dr. Best will help guide a robust research agenda to study musculoskeletal health in NBA athletes. The rest of the story



Study: Girls at Higher Risk for Overuse Injuries in High School Sports


August 07, 2015

A new study performed by researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center shows that when it comes to overuse injuries in high school sports, girls are at a much higher risk than boys. Overuse injuries include stress fractures, tendonitis and joint pain, and occur when athletes are required to perform the same motion repeatedly. The rest of the story



Grant Jones inducted to Capital One Academic All-America® 2015 Hall of Fame Class


August 07, 2015

Dr Grant Jones was inducted to Capital One Academic All-America® 2015 Hall of Fame Class by College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on June 15, 2015 at World Center Marriott in Orlando, site of the 2015 CoSIDA convention. The rest of the story



New Surgical Technique Helps Make Achilles Tendon Repairs Stronger, Safer


August 07, 2015

The Achilles tendon is the strongest and thickest tendon in the body, but is also one of the most commonly injured. From elite athletes to weekend warriors, more than 250,000 Achilles tendon injuries happen each year in the U.S., many resulting in re-injury. The rest of the story



Throwing Analyses Now Available


July 09, 2015

Optimize the recovery of current injuries and reduce the risk of future injuries with a throwing analysis with Ohio State’s Sports Medicine experts. The rest of the story



Summer Coaches Clinics


June 10, 2015

Sports Medicine will host sports medicine workshops for coaches which satisfies requirements for the Ohio Department of Education Pupil Activity Supervisor Permit. The rest of the story



Race Day Preparation


May 21, 2015

Supplement Your Race Day Training As you prepare for the Ross Tri-Fit, Pelotonia or any other endurance event this summer, give yourself extra peace of mind by attending free safety and injury prevention educational workshops hosted by OSU Sports Medicine. The rest of the story



Grand Rounds: South American Traveling Fellows


May 15, 2015

Join us at this special Grand Rounds featuring orthopaedic sports medicine techniques from Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Columbia. The rest of the story



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