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Shoulder Instability in Adolescent Athletes – Matthew D. Milewski, MD and Carl W. Nissen, MD

Introduction Shoulder instability in young patients is a well-recognized spectrum of pathology from common traumatic anterior dislocations to recurrent multidirectional instability.  In young adolescent or pediatric patients with open proximal humeral physes, shoulder instability was once thought to be far less common than physeal injury but may be more common than once believed. 1 2 … Continue reading Shoulder Instability in Adolescent Athletes – Matthew D. Milewski, MD and Carl W. Nissen, MD

Injuries

Growth Plate Injuries in the Young Individual – Amit Lahav, MD Orthopedic Health, LLC

Musculoskeletal injuries in the young individual compared to the adult can be very different. The major reason is that younger, skeletally immature individuals have growth plates at the ends of their bones which are what makes the bone grow longer and larger as the person advances in age. The growth plate is also known as… Continue reading Growth Plate Injuries in the Young Individual – Amit Lahav, MD Orthopedic Health, LLC