Stem Cells and Growth Factors in Orthopaedic Injuries: Scientific Breakthroughs or Snake Oil?
One of the major areas of scientific inquiry in the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries over the past decade has been the use of stem cell therapies and biologic interventions to improve recovery and surgical outcomes. Peyton Manning, Hines Ward, and numerous professional athletes have used these treatments when battling injury. Have these treatments advanced […]
Trying to Achieve Balance in Youth Sports
Orthopaedic Perspectives “If you’re not first, you’re last” – Ricky Bobby The intensity of participation and investment of time and finances in youth sports has undergone explosive growth over the past 3 decades. Fueled by the preeminence of collegiate and professional sports in the media and associated monetary reward, children are devoting increasingly more time […]