Dr Taylor is an board certified orthopedic surgeon, specializing in sports medicine, shoulder, knee arthroscopy & shoulder replacement.

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  • Highly specialized high school athletes more likely to have certain injuries, study says

    Titled “Prevalence of Sport Specialization in High School Athletics,” this one-year observational study found that high school athletes from a smaller school were less likely to specialize in a sport than those attending a large school. The researchers also found that highly specialized athletes were more likely to report a history of overuse knee or […]

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  • New pain relief technique for ACL knee surgery preserves muscle strength

    Anesthesiologists can significantly reduce loss of muscle strength in ACL knee surgery patients using a new pain management technique, a new study has found. Source: Medical News Today Read More

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  • Career length and performance decreased after ACL injury in professional hockey players

    Although most professional hockey players are able to return to play after ACL injury, career length and performance may be significantly decreased compared with a control group, according to results. Source: Healio Read More

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  • Procedures to repair knee cartilage show promise in treating patients over 40

    Patients who have cartilage damage in their knees often experience pain and are unable to engage in sports and other activities they enjoy. Two studies at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) find that cartilage restoration procedures are a viable treatment option for patients over 40 years old. Source: Medical News Today Read More

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  • Lifelong physical activity increases bone density in men

    Men have many reasons to add high-impact and resistance training to their exercise regimens; these reasons include building muscle and shedding fat. Now a University of Missouri researcher has determined another significant benefit to these activities: building bone mass. The study found that individuals who continuously participated in high-impact activities, such as jogging and tennis, […]

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  • Why is calcific tendinitis so painful?

    Calcific tendinitis of the shoulder, typically characterized by calcium deposits on the rotator cuff, is an extremely painful condition that can severely impair movement and life quality. A new study appearing in today’s issue of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, found a significant increase in blood vessel and pain receptor growth among patients […]

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  • Study links psychological distress to greater shoulder pain and disability

    Results from this prospective, cross-sectional study demonstrated catastrophic thinking and lower self-efficacy were linked with more shoulder pain and disability among patients who presented with shoulder pain and had no history of shoulder surgery. Source: Healio Read More

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  • Tobacco use linked with more complications after ACL reconstruction

    Researchers of this database study discovered significantly higher rates of infection, venous thromboembolism and subsequent reconstruction within 90 days following arthroscopic-assisted anterior ACL reconstruction among patients who used tobacco compared with non-tobacco users. Source: Healio Read More

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  • Why treating shoulder pain in baseball pitchers and other throwing athletes is so difficult

    Despite increasing medical knowledge, treating shoulder pain in baseball pitchers and other throwing athletes remains one of the most challenging tasks in sports medicine. “The results of treatment are not as predictable as the patient, family, trainer, coach and doctor would like to think,” according to an article in the journal Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation […]

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  • Imaging identifies cartilage regeneration in long-distance runners

    Using a mobile MRI truck, researchers followed runners for 4,500 kilometers through Europe to study the physical limits and adaptation of athletes over a 64-day period, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Source: Medical News Today Read More

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