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Shoulder Separation

Posted on December 5, 2016 to News and Press

Many athletes who play contact sports like football, can experience shoulder separation. A common misconception about a separated shoulder is that it’s an injury to the shoulder joint. A separated shoulder involves the acromioclavicular joint (known as the AC joint), which is where the collarbone meets the highest point of the shoulder blade. A fall […]

Tagged: baseball, Football, injury, rugby, shoulder, shoulder separation, sports, sports injury, sports medicine

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Playing Injured: Not a Tough Call

Posted on November 11, 2015 to News and Press

Did you know that many NFL players risk their health by playing through injuries? Tough or not, their desire to stay on the field is so strong that it can sometimes overshadow their pain. The nature of this sport fosters high pain tolerance and quick recovery, but athletes shouldn’t always “suck it up,” as it […]

Tagged: acl injuries, ankle sprain, concussion, foot and ankle, Football, football injuries, shoulder, sports, sports medicine

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Tulane’s Devon Walker: Football Injuries Review with Dr. Clayton Lane

Posted on September 10, 2012 to AOC Physician Articles

Tulane player, Devon Walker, sustained a cervical spine fracture this weekend. This is one of the most serious on-field injuries that can occur in the game of football. The real concern here or with a fracture to any part of the spine, is how much the spinal cord was traumatized during the injury. In cases […]

Tagged: Alabama, aoc sports, Broken Neck, Cervical Injuries, Devon Walker, Dr. Clayton Lane, Football, Football Injury, Halo, orthopaedic, orthopedic, Spine fracture, sports medicine

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