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Sports medicine articles

Lateral Decubitus Position for Arthroscopic Suprapectoral Biceps Tenodesis

The purpose of this report is to describe arthroscopic suprapectoral biceps tenodesis in the lateral decubitus position. Many technique descriptions for this procedure emphasize the beach-chair position to obtain optimal anterior subdeltoid visualization of the relevant anatomy. This is not required and may be less desirable or comfortable for a shoulder arthroscopist who prefers the…

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Physician’s corner: Dr. David Burt

Two years ago, Dr. David Burt opened up his third clinic with Midwest Sports Medicine Institute in Burr Ridge. Along with locations in Plainfield and Morris, Dr. Burt is able to treat countless of athletes of all ages and levels of competition in the Chicago area. As a former D3 Basketball player himself, Dr. Burt…

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Distal biceps rupture

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Approximately 1.2 out of 100,000 people annually will sustain a Distal Biceps Rupture. This means that the lower attachment of the biceps muscle tendon at the elbow has torn away from the bone. Most often these are traumatic injuries that occur when the arm is resisting a heavy downward motion and the tendon tears away…

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