Journal of Orthopedics, Rheumatology and Sports Medicine

Current Issue

  • Research article - Medical Published: Mar 27, 2017

    Return to Play After Common Pediatric Fractures: Is There Consensus?

    There is a surprising small amount of literature supporting decisions about when pediatric patients may safely return to activity after fractures. We designed a survey to assess whether there is consensus regarding time until return to play among physicians who treat pediatric fractures. We hypothesized that there would be a…

    -Rachel M. Randall, Paul Saluan, R. Tracy Ballock, William Messner, David Brigati, Reid Chambers, and

  • Case report - Medical Published: Nov 07, 2016

    Percutaneous Radiofrequency Thermal Ablation Treatment of Recurrent Bone Giant Cell Tumor

    Percutaneous Radiofrequency Thermal Ablation (PRFTA) is the method of choice to treat most of the cases of osteoid osteoma. The Good results on other benign bone tumors as osteoblastoma and chondroblastoma have been reported. The treatment for bone Giant Cell Tumor (GCT) is surgical resection. The PRFTA has not been…

    -Ignacio L. Franco, Angel B. Horcajadas, Jose Martel and Eduardo Ortiz

  • Research article - Medical Published: Oct 07, 2016

    Long Distance Running, Bone Density, Physiological Load Measures by Accelerometry and Joint Space Narrowing of the Knee: A Prospective Study

    Running is known to exert a positive impact on overall health. Its potential harm or benefit on knee osteoarthritis (OA) has, however, not been thoroughly explored, mainly due to lack of quantifiable metric to link running derived parameters with OA-related biomechanics. This study sought to investigate whether joint space width…

    -Gerald Gremion, Bijan Najafi, Kamiar Aminian and Olivier Deriaz

  • Case report - Medical Published: Oct 03, 2016

    A Case Report on IgG4 Related Sacroiliitis

    We present a rare but important case of IgG4 related sacroiliitis in a 52 year old woman, diagnosed during the follow up for IgG4 related retroperitoneal fibrosis. IgG4 related disease is an autoimmune condition that affects different organs, but it is not usually known to affect sacroiliac joint. Review of…

    -Shilpa Paul and Prabhu D. Udayakumar

  • Review article - Medical Published: Sep 09, 2016

    Primary Repair of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament: A Review of the Literature

    Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) repair was first performed over a century ago, but reconstruction has overwhelmingly been the surgery of choice for operative ACL ruptures since the 1970s. However, high rates of osteoarthritis and low return to play rates following conventional ACL reconstruction have prompted clinicians to re-examine the utility…

    -Blake M. Bodendorfer, Jessica B. Hawken, and William F. Postma