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Dr. Laith Jazrawi, Chief of Sports Medicine at NYU Langone Orthopedics and head of the Hockey Center, featured in a recent article about the alarming cases of thoracic outlet syndrome seen in professional hockey players.
Fellows in the NYU Langone Hospital for Joint Diseases Sports Medicine Fellowship Program are important members of the Sports Medicine Division, which is dedicated to the care of patients with athletic injuries of both the upper and lower extremities. The directed by Drs. Laith M. Jazrawi, and […]
Our sports medicine experts at NYU Langone treat the full spectrum of athletic injuries in children and adults, from high school athletes, to professional athletes, to recreational athletes, such as golfers, runners, and tennis players. Our surgeons perform more than 3,000 procedures annually, including arthroscopic procedures on the knee, shoulder […]
Athletes such as Tiger Woods and Rafael Nadal are rumored to have undergone a relatively new treatment that involves injections of platelet-rich plasma. Proponents say the therapy offers cutting-edge treatment for previously debilitating injuries, including painful knee problems due to osteoarthritis.
Biologic status, screw fit and position contribute to failed fifth metatarsal fracture treatment in athletes
Team physicians who treat high-level athletes with fifth metatarsal fractures, ones that are in zone 2 at the proximal extent of the fifth metatarsal and known as Jones fractures, should focus on ways to avoid failed treatment if they decide to surgically fix the fracture, a presenter at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, said here.