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  • What is the Economic Impact of Tommy John Surgery?

    Watch Dr. Makhni’s recent presentation at the 2019 Sloan Sports Analytics Conference to learn more!

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  • Dr. Makhni now performing hip arthroscopy with state-of-the-art safety technology

    One of the main complications in hip arthroscopy is related to use of a traction post that is positioned between the patient’s legs. Dr. Makhni now is performing hip arthroscopy with new technology that avoids the traction post altogether. Please call his office or make an appointment for consultation for this safer hip arthroscopy technique.

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  • Dr. Makhni provides expert opinion on overuse injuries in youth athletes

    When it comes to youth sports, often it is all about "keeping up with the Joneses." Young athletes are specializing in a single sport at earlier ages with the belief that more hours focused on one sport will result in them becoming a better athlete. However, research has shown this may not be the case and putting more hours into a sport at a young age may have such consequences as burnout and overuse injuries.

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  • When Can I Return to Play After an Orthopedic Sports Injury?

    Source: US News

    As an orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine, the timing of when a player can "return to sport" is one of the most frequently asked questions of me – from the patients themselves, their parents (if they're minors) and from the media, especially if I'm being interviewed about a professional athlete.

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  • Deltoid pain: Types and treatment

    Source: Medical News Today

    The deltoid is a large muscle responsible for lifting the arm and giving the shoulder its range of motion. It is located in the uppermost part of the arm, at the shoulder. Tendons attach the deltoid to the collarbone, shoulder blade, and upper arm.

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