More research on nonoperative treatment in soft tissue injuries

This study really caught my attention: Long-term Outcome After Nonoperative Treatment for Rockwood I and II Acromioclavicular Joint Injuries published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine. You don´t see this kind of studies every day in sports surgery journals. Actually I managed to find only 20 studies ever published in the AJSM which mentioned […]

Exploratory or confirming study?

Methodology is hard. And making valid inferences is very hard. With regard to these topics, orthopaedic research is not very different to other field in medicine. It means that misconceptions, misunderstandings and flawed approaches are prevalent also in our field. American Journal of Sports Medicine published recently two papers which both made a quite common, […]