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The Forward Movement: Amplifying Black Voices on Race and Orthopaedics—It’s Time to Talk about Race in Sports Medicine

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Introducing the Stryker Pivot Guardian Table for Hip Arthroscopy in Richmond

Here at OrthoVirginia, we are proud to be the first and only practice in the Richmond area to own and routinely use the Stryker Pivot Guardian Table to provide the highest quality of care. 

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The Pandemic’s Impact on Athletes’ Training and Injuries

Sports are very near and dear to my heart, as I’m sure they are to the vast majority of our culture.
Of the many things this global pandemic has negatively impacted, sports are one that hits home for a lot of us. In this discussion, I want to take a step back and talk specifically about how this pandemic affects athletes of all levels regarding their training and injuries.

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Determination of the Position of the Knee at the Time of an Anterior Cruciate Ligament Rupture for Male Versus Female Patients by an Analysis of Bone Bruises

Kwadwo A. Owusu-Akyaw, MD, Sophia Y. Kim, BSE, Charles E. Spritzer, MD, Amber T. Collins, PhD, Zoë A. Englander, MS, Gangadhar M. Utturkar, MS, William E. Garrett, MD, PhD, Louis E. DeFrate, ScD

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A comparison of patellofemoral cartilage morphology and deformation in anterior cruciate ligament deficient versus uninjured knees

Kwadwo A. Owusu-Akyaw, Lauren N. Heckelman, Hattie C. Cutcliffe, E. Grant Sutter , Zoë A. Englander, Charles E. Spritzer, William E. Garrett, Louis E. DeFrate

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In Vivo Assessment of Exercise-Induced Glenohumeral Cartilage Strain

Hanci Zhang, MD, Lauren N. Heckelman, MS, Charles E. Spritzer, MD, Kwadwo A. Owusu-Akyaw, MD, John T. Martin, PhD, Dean C. Taylor, MD, C.T. Moorman, III, MD, Grant E. Garrigues, MD, Louis E. DeFrate, ScD

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Concurrent validity of a patient self-administered examination and a clinical examination for femoroacetabular impingement syndrome

Kwadwo Adu Owusu-Akyaw, Carolyn A Hutyra, Richard J Evanson, Chad E Cook, Mike Reiman, Richard C Mather

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Editorial Commentary: Advances in 3-Dimensional Imaging are the Key to Improving our Surgical Precision in Hip Arthroscopy and Beyond

Kwadwo Adu Owusu-Akyaw, M.D.

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Editorial Commentary: Hip Borderline Dysplasia Patients May Have Acetabular Undercoverage and Larger Labra

Kwadwo Adu Owusu-Akyaw, M.D.

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