Incidence of Shoulder Dislocation in the United States Military: Demographic Considerations from a High-Risk Population
- Rates of Knee Injury in the U.S. Active Duty Army, 2000-2005. Hill, Owen T.; Kay, Ashley B.; Wahi, Monika M.; McKinnon, Craig J.; Bulathsinhala, Lakmini; Haley, Timothy F. // Military Medicine;Jul2012, Vol. 177 Issue 7, p840
We sought to summarize knee injuries (KI) in the U.S. Active Duty Army (ADA) in terms of absolute numbers, examine current rate trends, and identify ADA who were at increased risk for experiencing a KI. We used the Total Army Injury and Health Outcomes Database (TAIHOD) to compute unadjusted and...
- New Legs Mean New Life for Wounded Soldiers. McCormick, David // Army Magazine;Nov2014, Vol. 64 Issue 11, p47
The article discusses the benefits of artificial limbs in the lives of U.S. soldiers who were amputated due to injuries they suffered in battles. Based on data, there were around 50,000 amputated soldiers in the country's Civil War and about 16,000 during World War II. It claims that the...
- Characteristics of Genitourinary Injuries Associated With Pelvic Fractures During Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. Pedersen, Aasta; Stinner, Daniel J.; McLaughlin, H. Cathy; Bailey, James R.; Walter, Jack R.; Hsu, Joseph R. // Military Medicine;Mar2015 Supplement, p64
Objectives: Pelvic fractures are markers of severe injury and are often associated with lower genitourinary injuries. The purpose of this study was to investigate the incidence of lower genitourinary injuries and complaints associated with pelvic fractures sustained in combat among nonsurvivors...
- Wounded Warrior Project "SOLDIER RIDE" Brings Awareness On Two Wheels. Wells, Sharilyn // Warrior Citizen;Winter2010, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p26
The article offers information on the 20-mile Wounded Warrior Project called Soldier Ride to bring the two wheels awareness and support to the wounded warriors in Iraq.
- Predicting â€œReturn to Playâ€ in Collegiate Athletes with Shoulder Instabilities. Shuman, Jill // MD Conference Express;Oct2014, Vol. 14 Issue 23, p10
Young collegiate athletes often experience glenohumeral instability. A review of the National Collegiate Athletic Association Injury Surveillance System demonstrated a shoulder instability injury rate of .12 per 1000 exposures, with the highest rates in contact sports [Owens BD et al. Am J Sport...
- American Legion Pushes For Coverage of Treatment for Troops With Brain Injuries. Miller, T. Christian; Zwerdling, Daniel // Pro Publica;1/ 2/2011, p12
The article reports that the American Legion is asking the U.S. government to cover cognitive rehabilitation therapy for soldiers with brain injuries. It states that the organization has asked the healthcare program Tricare to include it but it has refused to do so citing lack of evidence...
- In blindness, soldiers find new niche in military. Hill, Michael // Adirondack Daily Enterprise;5/22/2010, Vol. 117 Issue 121, pA13
The article discusses Captain Scott Smiley's decision to remain on active duty in the U.S. after being blinded by a car bomb in Iraq, mentioning his current position at West Point commanding the Warrior Transition Unit for injured soldiers.
- Good Medicine. // Fly Fisherman;Feb/Mar2013, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p8
The article offers information about the rehabilitation program that uses fly fishing to treat wounded soldiers of the U.S. Armed forces.
- Should War Be Changing Adapted Physical Activity Professional Preparation and Practice? Sherrill, Claudine // Palaestra;Summer2007, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p58
The author reflects on the issue of whether wars in Afghanistan and Iraq should lead to changes in adapted physical activities professional preparation in the U.S. in 2007. The author suggests that changes may be needed due to differences which are seen in these wars, including advanced...