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  • Dr. Colvin on Michael Pineda’s labrum tear

    Dr. Alexis C. Colvin, an orthopedic surgeon at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine Dept. of Orthopaedics, confirmed Pineda is likely to miss a full year because of a labrum tear in his right shoulder.

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  • Dr. Colvin talks about common basketball injuries

    So what should you do when you land badly and an ankle starts to swell? Or you try to intercept a pass and jam a finger? I got some advice from Dr. Alexis Colvin, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York on common basketball injuries and how to deal with them.

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  • Dr. Colvin discusses concussion management in NFL players

    “It’ll be up to the doctor evaluating him,” said Dr. Alexis Colvin, an orthopedic surgeon in sports medicine and expert in concussions at New York’s Mount Sinai Medical Center. “If he meets all the criteria, he can play. The thing is, it’s such an evolving field now. Under the old rules, it’d be ‘if he lost consciousness for this amount of minutes, he misses this amount of time.’ It’s not cut-and-dry like that anymore.”

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  • Dr. Colvin’s perspective on Sidney Rice’ injury

    Colvin’s expertise is sports medicine. Her clinical and research interests include surgical treatment of knee, shoulder and hip disorders. Dr. Colvin serves as a physician for the United States Tennis Association during the U.S. Open, providing orthopaedic care to elite players, and as served as a physician for the New York City Triathlon.

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  • Dr. Colvin discusses Panthers Jon Beason’s Surgery

    “Even though it’s a relatively straightforward injury, there’s always potential that for him, for some reason, the tendon doesn’t heal as well. … It’s not like a cartilage defect in the knee or something where we know that down the road it’s going to cause problems. In general, people seem to recover pretty well from Achilles tendon repairs.”

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