Ethan Kellum, MD

Ethan Kellum, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon
Sports Medicine Specialist

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A Ketogenic Diet and Stem Cells for Regeneration and Healing

Category: Healthcare News

The “keto” diet, more specifically the ketogenic diet is not a fad. Though a low carb, high fat diet has been touted as a way […]

Hamstring injuries in baseball may be preventable

Category: Healthcare News

Creating a program to prevent hamstring injuries in minor league and major league baseball players might be a possibility say researchers presenting their work today […]

Biologic status, screw fit and position contribute to failed fifth metatarsal fracture treatment in athletes

Category: Healthcare News

Team physicians who treat high-level athletes with fifth metatarsal fractures, ones that are in zone 2 at the proximal extent of the fifth metatarsal and […]

Platelet-rich plasma injections may lead to improvements in tissue healing

Category: Healthcare News

Tiger Woods, Kobe Bryant and A-Rod have all used it, but does platelet-rich plasma therapy (PRP) really work for the every-day active person? According to […]

Low Star Excursion Balance Test scores linked with risk of ankle sprains in football players

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Recently published results that evaluated high school and collegiate football players during the preseason highlighted lower Star Excursion Balance Test scores for anterior reach as […]

Highly specialized high school athletes more likely to have certain injuries, study says

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Titled “Prevalence of Sport Specialization in High School Athletics,” this one-year observational study found that high school athletes from a smaller school were less likely […]

Career length and performance decreased after ACL injury in professional hockey players

Category: Healthcare News

Although most professional hockey players are able to return to play after ACL injury, career length and performance may be significantly decreased compared with a […]

Patient-reported results, knee stability improved after all-inside double-bundle ACL reconstruction

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Investigators found significant improvements from preoperative measures at 24.8-month follow-up for both mean side-to-side differences and Lysholm scores in patients who underwent double-bundle ACL reconstruction […]

What Happens When You Crack Your Knuckles

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Despite the wives’ tales that tie cracking your knuckles to problems like arthritis, many habitual knuckle-crackers just can’t help themselves. But do they really have […]

Imaging identifies cartilage regeneration in long-distance runners

Category: Healthcare News

Using a mobile MRI truck, researchers followed runners for 4,500 kilometers through Europe to study the physical limits and adaptation of athletes over a 64-day period, according […]

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