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New Content Item The common peroneal nerve (CPN) is the most frequently injured peripheral nerve in the lower extremity. The purpose of this report is to examine, through a case review, the rehabilitative outcomes associated with CPN decompression and neurolysis revision when performed with open surgical implantation of a viable cryopreserved placental membrane.

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Prof Nicola Maffulli, Editor-in-Chief

Prof Nicola Maffulli is a Consultant at Orthopaedic and Sports Injury Surgeons and is also Chair in Musculoskeletal Disorders in Salerno University School of Medicine, Honorary Chair in Sport and Exercise Medicine at Queen Mary University of London, and has a Visiting Professorship in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery at Keele University School of Medicine. His particular scientific interests include physiopathology of sports injuries and arthroscopic techniques of the knee, foot and ankle.

Dr John Furia, Deputy Editor

Dr John Furia is a partner in SUN Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Corporation, located in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.  He is also Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of the Evangelical Ambulatory Surgical Center, president of the Union County Medical Society, and has served as president of Old Trail Imaging, LLC. Dr Furia practices orthopedic surgery and sports medicine and specialises in the use of shock wave therapy as a treatment for various musculoskeletal and sports medicine disorders.

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Latest article: Injuries in extreme sports
In this review, Laver et al. provide an epidemiologic overview of common injuries affecting the extreme athletes through a focus on a few of the most popular and exciting extreme sports.

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