Robert Keller, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at Ascension Crittenton Hospital, part of Ascension Michigan, participated in a research study recently published in the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.

The study, "Return to play after shoulder instability in National Football League athletes," focused on the ability of players to successfully return to play after sustaining a shoulder destabilizing injury. The study found that players who underwent a surgical repair have a lower recurrence rate and a longer interval of play before a recurring instability injury.

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