Mehul R Shah, M.D. - Orthopaedic Surgeon - New York Hospital for Joint Diseases - NYU LANGONE MEDICAL CENTER
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  • AI model based on deep learning detects ACL tears on knee MRI

    An artifical intelligence system based on deep learning is feasible for detecting full-thickness anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears within the knee joint on magnetic resonance (MR) images, according to a study published online May 8 in Radiology: Artificial Intelligence.

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  • Where's the best place for your child's sports physical exam?

    Student athletes usually need a sports physical. And the best place for that exam is at their primary care doctor's office, according to updated guidelines from leading U.S. medical experts.

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  • ICJR REWIND: For Stiffness after TKA, Prevention Is the Best Medicine

    All total knee arthroplasty patients are potentially at risk for stiffness after surgery. The problem is, it is difficult to predict which ones will develop stiffness and which ones won’t, says Dr. Raj Sinha in an article originally published on September 18, 2018.

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  • Top 10 stretches for shoulder tightness

    Shoulder stretches can help relieve muscle tension, pain, and tightness in the neck and shoulders.

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  • Young athletes who require ACL reconstruction may benefit from additional procedure

    In the largest clinical trial of its kind, researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute have shown that performing an additional surgical procedure called lateral extra-articular tenodesis (LET) may reduce the risk of ACL re-injury in young athletes.

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  • Tips to improve posture

    Researchers have linked bad posture with some uncomfortable health conditions and a high risk of injury, especially during exercise.

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  • Expert tips for reducing running injuries

    Most runners are enthusiastic about their sport and take steps to work out safely. But injuries like stress fractures and muscle strains, among others, are common and can sideline you, sometimes for weeks if not months.

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  • High-intensity interval training increases injuries, study finds

    People who engage in high-intensity interval training are at greater risk for injury, especially in the knees and shoulders, a Rutgers study found.

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  • Timing of steroid shots before rotator cuff surgery affects infection risk

    For patients undergoing arthroscopic surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff, previous steroid injections into the shoulder don't increase the risk of surgical-site infection—unless the injection is administered within one month before surgery, reports a study in the April 17, 2019 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery.

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  • Meniscal Cyst Is a Knee Joint Injury

    A meniscal cyst is an outpouching of joint fluid caused by a tear within the meniscus cartilage. Meniscal cysts are most commonly seen near the lateral meniscus (outside of the knee) and are associated with a specific type of meniscal tear called a horizontal cleavage tear.

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  • An Overview of Meniscus Tear

    The meniscus is a type of C-shaped cartilage that sits within your knee joint between your thigh bone and shin bone. Each knee joint has two mensici—one on the outside of the knee (called the lateral menisci) and one on the inside of the knee (called the medical menisci).

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  • Blood Flow Restriction Therapy May Protect Against Bone Loss Following ACL Reconstruction

    Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstruction patients often face bone and muscle loss immediately following the procedure. Researchers presenting their work today at the AOSSM/AANA Specialty Day note that combining blood flow restriction (BFR) therapy with traditional rehabilitation efforts may slow bone loss and reduce return to function time.

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  • Health Tip: Prevent ACL Tears

    Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries are nightmares for athletes. Depending on the severity of the tear, patients can expect surgery followed by more than a year of physical therapy.

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  • How to Know If You Have an ACL Tear

    An ACL tear most often occurs during sports or athletic events. About 80% of ACL tears occur without contact with another athlete. The most typical story is an athlete suddenly changing direction (cutting or pivoting) and feeling their knee give out from under their body.

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  • Arthritis Common in People Who Tear Knee Ligaments

    New research is shedding light on how young athletes who have knee ligament injuries are more likely than not to develop arthritis of their joint within a decade of their injury.

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