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Mar 06, 2021

Orthopedics and Considerations around the COVID-19 Vaccine: Is it safe to get a steroid Injection

Corticosteroid injections are commonly used for the management of pain in orthopedics from arthritis, tendonitis and bursitis. Currently there are 2 FDA-approved mRNA vaccines against COVID-19. Understand the effect of

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Feb 21, 2021

Gender differences in Concussion: the truth about women and concussions

For many years, doctors have treated concussions in men and women, but gender-based differences in TBI outcome have long been recognized. Concussion related endocrine dysfunction is a widely missed diagnosis. Make sure

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Feb 20, 2021

Trigger Finger Surgery: New study shows no significant difference in success between open surgery and a minimally invasive approach

Surgical release for trigger finger has a >90% success rate in cases that fail conservative management. A recently published pairwise meta-analysis compared various treatment strategies for trigger finger, and the

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Feb 17, 2021

Concussions: What is a return to play protocol?

A concussion protocol can help safely guide student athletes back-to-school and back-to-sport. This step wise approach should be supervised by a healthcare provider. Each concussion is different and treatment should be

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Feb 15, 2021

Why see a concussion specialist?

Not every doctor is a concussion specialist, and every concussion is different. Treatments should be specific to your case. Return to school and return to sport decisions can be challenging. A concussion specialist can

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Feb 13, 2021

Chronic Ankle Sprain and Chronic Ankle Instability: Alternatives to Surgery

Ankle sprains are one of the most common ankle injuries. Chronic ankle instability can lead to recurrent sprains and ankle arthritis. In cases where patients have ongoing symptoms, surgeons will often recommend surgery.

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Feb 11, 2021

How to Choose the Right Orthopedic Regenerative Medicine Provider?

The science of regenerative medicine is progressing rapidly. Understanding the difference between your various treatment options and how to select the right clinic and physician to avoid unproven stem cell therapies and

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Jan 26, 2021

Boston Sports & Biologics on American Health Front

Dr. Sussman and Boston Sports & Biologics were featured on American Health Front, America's most watched medical news program. The program is dedicated to educating the public on cutting edge healthcare

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Nov 30, 2020

Alternatives to Achilles Tendon Surgery: The role of PRP and Tenex

Achilles tendinopathy is a common cause of ankle pain, and platelet rich plasma (PRP) and percutaneous needle tenotomy with Tenex are increasingly being used to treat this condition.

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Oct 27, 2020

Sacroilic Joint Pain: How Does PRP Compare to Steroids

Sacroiliac joint (SIJ) pain is a under recognized cause of low back pain. The SIJ has been implicated as the primary source of pain in 10 to 27% of patients with low back pain below the L5 vertebra (Simopoulos et al

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