Category: Elbow Injuries

OCD Lesions – Lessons from 3 Surgeons…

OCD Lesions – Lessons from 3 Surgeons…

OCD Lesions are unique injuries to both cartilage and bone and not only occur in adults, but also often occur in the bodies of today’s youth. It’s time to find out more from a series of answers, details and lightbulb-conjuring lessons from 3 orthopedic surgeons inside this episode of The 6 to 8 Weeks Podcast.


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Timestamps for This Episode of The 6-8 Weeks Podcast:

00:00 Knee pain and swelling, potentially from injury or degeneration. It can manifest as weakness and restricted motion, possibly due to a loose piece in the joint.

06:10 Ankle injuries can occur traumatically or atraumatically, with ankle sprains often affecting the outside or inside part of the talus bone. Treatment options for knee and elbow injuries are generally effective, but data for ankle osteochondral defects (OCDs) remains limited, and the appropriate treatment approach is still unclear.

08:44 Smaller knee lesions located in atypical areas have a better chance of healing, as they are not subjected to as much stress. However, lesions in common high-stress areas, such as the medial part of the knee, may struggle to heal. Non-operative treatments like bracing may be challenging for active children, leading some families to opt for early surgical intervention, particularly for older children, to avoid a long drawn-out treatment process.

11:02 Kids’ cartilage repair relies on piece condition and age, with early intervention yielding higher success rates. However, invasive techniques may not be worth the risk.

13:54 Allograft is recommended for larger, younger lesions. Seek medical advice if symptoms worsen, even in younger individuals. Various treatment options are available. Expert guidance is crucial due to the complexity and conflicting information online.


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San Francisco’s Road to the Super Bowl: A Sports Medicine Perspective

San Francisco’s Road to the Super Bowl: A Sports Medicine Perspective

The only thing more vital to knowing who wins a Super Bowl, is knowing how the current year’s injuries, trends in sports and what three orthopedic surgeons think of this year’s match-up. Thankfully, those things and more are included inside this episode of The 6 to 8 Weeks Podcast.


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— The History of the NFL’s Super Bowl: https://time.com/6622138/super-bowl-history-facts/
— The History of The San Francisco 49ers: https://www.49ers.com/history/
— The History of the Kansas City Chiefs: https://www.chiefs.com/americanindianheritage/
— Check out Episode 99 of The 6 to 8 Weeks Podcast!
— What is NFL Training Camp? https://www.nfl.com/training-camp/
— Learn All About Christian McCaffrey: https://www.nfl.com/players/christian-mccaffrey/
— What is a Snap Count in the NFL? https://www.footballguys.com/stats/snap-counts/teams
— The History of The Green Bay Packers: https://www.packers.com/history/
— Learn All About Trent Williams: https://www.nfl.com/players/trent-williams/
— Learn All About Dre Greenlaw: https://www.nfl.com/players/dre-greenlaw/
— Link to Study of Other Factors (Travel Impact on Teams): https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC10399261/
— Learn All About DeShawn Watson: https://www.nfl.com/players/deshaun-watson/
— Whoya’ Got for The Super Bowl? Tell the Cast of The 6 to 8 Weeks Podcast via their website at: https://www.6to8weekspodcast.com/contact-the-6-8-weeks-podcast/

00:00 Review of 2023 NFL season: injuries, what-ifs.

05:00 Season hinged on quarterback’s return, settled team.

06:45 Load management crucial in preventing NFL injuries.

12:45 Continued risk of chronic ankle injury for athletes.

13:50 Left tackle’s importance, high energy players’ impact, concussion.

18:22 Bi-weeks crucial for player recovery and performance.

20:39 Missing strong safety affects team’s performance.

24:28 Importance of fracture location in shoulder injury.

28:46 UCSF Sports Medicine podcast seeks listener engagement.


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Everything You Want to Know About Biking

Everything You Want to Know About Biking

Cycling has evolved a LOT since 1817, and so have the people that ride these mechanical marvels. Today, Dr. David Ferguson, who with his wife’s help, company and loving spirit for cycling, has set a Guiness World Record while accomplishing a truly amazing achievement. Whether you’re looking for the way to gauge the perfect ride height, or just starting in cycling it’s time to learn Everything You Want to Know About Biking inside this episode of The 6 to 8 Weeks Podcast. .


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— Connect with Dr. David Ferguson: https://www.instagram.com/dr_dferguson
— Learn All About The History of The Bicycle: https://www.history.com/news/bicycle-history-invention
— Take a Minute to Learn About German Bicycle Vocabulary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bXioUzBFV7o
— Learn More About Cycling In the City of London: https://www.cyclescheme.co.uk/community/how-to/cycling-in-london
— Learn All About The Guiness Book of World Records: https://guinnessworldrecords.com/60/through_the_years.html
— Check Out David Ferguson (and his Wife’s) Guiness World Record – The Married Couple That Circumnavigated the Earth on 2 Bicycles: https://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/news/2023/8/married-couple-smashes-record-with-fastest-bicycle-circumnavigation-around-the-world-757621
— Learn All About the Word: Antipodal: https://www.etymonline.com/word/antipodal
— Learn All About Cycling in the City of Madrid: https://www.cyclingspain.com/cycling-in-madrid/
— Learn All About Cycling in the City of Wellington: https://wellington.govt.nz/parking-roads-and-transport/transport/cycling
— Learn All About Cycling in the Country of Botswana: https://www.bikemap.net/en/l/933860/
— Learn All About Cycling While In Hawaii: https://www.komoot.com/guide/72533/cycling-in-hawaii
— Check Out Mark Beaumont’s Documentary, “80 Days Around the World” – A Cycling Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z2OpWRLLn7M
— Learn All About the Cycling in the City of Los Angeles: https://ladot.lacity.gov/projects/livable-streets/bicycling-la
— Learn All About Cycling in the City of New York: https://www.nyc.gov/html/dot/html/bicyclists/cyclinginthecity.shtml
— What is the Origin of the Phrase: “A Cast-Iron Guarantee”? https://blogs.bmj.com/bmj/2016/08/19/neville-goodmans-metaphor-watch-cast-iron/
— 17 Divorce Lawyers Share Weird Reasons Their Clients Got Divorced: https://www.buzzfeed.com/asiawmclain/divorce-reasons
— Learn All About The Tour de France: https://www.history.com/news/the-birth-of-the-tour-de-france
— What Kinds of Injuries Have YOU Experienced on Your Bike? Connect with The 6-8 Weeks Podcast now and tell us all about it! http://6to8weekspodcast.com/
— Check Out The History of Biking Helmets: https://helmets.org/history.htm
— Learn How to Find the PERFECT BIKE FIT by listening to This Episode of The 6-8 Weeks Podcast, thanks to Dr. David Ferguson!
— What is Anterior Knee Pain? https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24997734/
— Learn All About SoulCycle: https://www.soul-cycle.com/new-to-soul/

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Preparing for Ski Season: How Can You Avoid Injury?

Preparing for Ski Season: How Can You Avoid Injury?

Skiing and Snowboarding are annual Meccas for many around the globe, but one thing is often forgotten when it comes to hitting the powder: How can one best prepare for it while at the same time, help prevent injury on the slopes? It’s time to learn what Orthopedic Surgeons and a Physical Therapist think about all of it inside this episode of The 6-8 Weeks Podcast.


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— What is Skiing? https://www.adventurenation.com/activity/skiing

— What is Snowboarding? https://www.rookieroad.com/snowboarding/what-is/

— UCSF’s Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation: https://ptrehab.ucsf.edu/ucsf-department-physical-therapy-and-rehabilitation-science

— Connect with Danny Keller, PT, DPT, OCS: https://www.ucsfhealth.org/providers/daniel-keller

— Do All Skiers “Pop Their Collar?” A Final Discussion: https://www.wsj.com/articles/once-and-for-all-is-a-popped-collar-cool-11675951201

— Learn All About Sacramento, CA: https://www.downtownsac.org/learn-about-downtown/

— Learn All About Lake Tahoe, CA/NV: https://www.california.com/fun-facts-about-lake-tahoe-california-that-are-fun-to-know/

— What is Wakeboarding? https://www.supraboats.com/the-history-of-wakeboarding-and-watersports/

— What is Waterskiing? https://sportsmatik.com/sports/water-skiing

— What is a Concussion? https://www.cdc.gov/headsup/basics/concussion_whatis.html

— What are Common Skiing Injuries? https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/orthopaedics/sports-medicine/skiing-injuries.shtml

— What are Common Snowboarding Injuries? https://fittoplay.org/sports/snowboard/the-most-common-injuries/

— Trivia About Ski Helments: https://www.cdc.gov/headsup/pdfs/helmets/headsup_helmetfactsheet_ski_508.pdf

— Learn All About Ski Boots: https://www.innerbootworks.com/fit-facts/

— Do YOU Remember the Yellow Banana? https://www.vtcng.com/stowe_reporter/on_snow/people-made-fun-of-the-yellow-banana-but-it-was-a-winner/article_3f13b4a2-27fc-11ea-b32c-673b5b87162f.html

— What are the Differences Between Skiing and Snowboarding? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rdQ08U6PtAw&t=43s

— What is The American Society of Testing and Materials? https://www.astm.org/


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