Peer Reviewed Articles

September 30, 2017

Pellegrini-Stieda Lesion

Pellegrini-Stieda Lesion (also known as Pellegrini-Stieda Syndrome and Disease) Description:  Pelligrini-Stieda lesions are believed to be calcifications of prior medial collateral ligament (MCL) injuries.  They typically occur in the proximal segment of the […]
September 30, 2017

Medial Collateral Ligament injuries (Knee)

Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Injuries of Knee Definition: The medial collateral ligament (MCL) of the knee is a ligament (Figure 1) that helps stabilize the knee from valgus stress and prevents over […]
September 22, 2017

Osteochondritis Dissecans

Osteochondritis Dissecans Description(1)(2)(4): Osteochondritis Dissecans (OCD) is a common, yet poorly understood cause of knee pain in the pediatric and juvenile population as well as an adult form that can occur in […]
September 12, 2017

Persistent Post-Concussion Symptoms

IN PROGRESS ….. Persistent Post-Concussion Symptoms Definition:  Symptoms that have occurred secondary to a concussion and that are persisting beyond 14 days in adults and 4 weeks in children.(12) Medical conditions predisposing […]
September 9, 2017

Intersection Syndrome

Intersection Syndrome (Also known as crossover syndrome; Oarsman’s wrist) Description: Intersection syndrome is a chronic, overuse injury in the distal radial forearm where the tendons of the 1st extensor compartment and the […]
August 30, 2017

Pectoralis Major Tear/Rupture

  Pectoralis Major Tear/Rupture Description: Tears and/or ruptures of the pectoralis major muscle are rare, with only 400 noted cases in the literature (1). They are becoming increasingly more common and almost exclusively […]