OTRF’s latest e-newsletter has insights on injury prevention for winter sports, activities

For those who have begun winter sports and activities, or will be, you’ll want to read the latest issue of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Teaching and Research Foundation’s (OTRF) e-newsletter, Active Bones. Included in the issue are articles on cartilage knee injuries common to basketball players of all levels, a discussion and treatment recommendations for inversion ankle sprains frequently suffered by volleyball players, an overview of altitude sickness symptoms, treatment and prevention for high altitude activities, and a look at research on the effectiveness of fitness tracking devices.

Dr. Steven Chudik, orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist with the Shoulder, Knee and Sports Medicine Injury Clinic in Westmont, Ill., founded OTRF in 2007 as a nonprofit organization to fund research and education for the purpose of keeping people active and healthy. To automatically receive Active Bones and sport-specific training and conditioning programs developed by Dr. Chudik and OTRF, click and submit your email address. Free downloads of past Active Bones issues and sport-specific training and conditioning programs are available on the OTRF website.

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