Author Archives: Dr Kuremsky

When To Consider Tommy John UCL Surgery

One of the most interesting yet challenging aspects of taking care of baseball players are discussions regarding injuries to the ulnar collateral ligament. This condition, which is extremely common, causes medial or inner elbow pain in overhead athletes. It can … Continue reading

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Dr. Kuremsky Co-Authors Article in Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

An article entitled “Interobserver and intraobserver reliability of radiographic classification of acromioclavicular joint dislocations” was recently published in the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, co-authored by Dr. Kuremsky and five colleagues. The article describes a study involving 200 patients … Continue reading

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Free Educational Seminar – Tommy John Injuries in Baseball

Dr. Kuremsky will be providing a free educational seminar on Saturday, February 10, at the Brier Creek office of Emerge Ortho in Raleigh NC. He will be joined by Physical Therapist Alan Tomczykowski, DPT, SCS, CSCS, HKC. Alan will share … Continue reading

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Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injuries and Treatment

The phrase “Tommy John” refers to injury sustained to the athlete’s elbow, specifically the ulnar collateral ligament or UCL. Surgical treatment of this injury is known as Tommy John reconstructive surgery, whereby a new ligament is recreated to replace the … Continue reading

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