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Blake Reid Boggess

Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health
Family Medicine and Community Health, Family Medicine
Duke Box 3639, Durham, NC 27710
3575 Erwin Road, DUMC Box 3639, Durham, NC 27710

Selected Publications


Cell-based versus corticosteroid injections for knee pain in osteoarthritis: a randomized phase 3 trial.

Journal Article Nat Med · December 2023 Various types of cellular injection have become a popular and costly treatment option for patients with knee osteoarthritis despite a paucity of literature establishing relative efficacy to each other or corticosteroid injections. Here we aimed to identify ... Full text Link to item Cite

Ultrasound Evaluation of Knee Osteoarthritis

Journal Article Cureus · May 18, 2023 Full text Cite

Uncommon Cause of Unilateral Leg Pain in a Collegiate Athlete

Journal Article Journal of Medical – Clinical Research & Reviews · December 28, 2020 Full text Cite

Correlation Established between Body Fat Percentages and Core Temperature Changes in NCAA Division I Athletes

Journal Article Journal of Medical – Clinical Research & Reviews · February 28, 2020 Full text Cite

Ethical and Medico-Legal Issues in Injury Management and Return to Sport in Basketball

Chapter · January 1, 2020 Unlike many traditional doctor–patient relationships, the sports medicine physician has a unique association with their patient due to the underlying team dynamic. This exclusive relationship is often termed the doctor–patient–team triad (NCAA 2014–2015 sp ... Full text Cite

Mid-Term Clinical Outcomes of Intraarticular Injection of Platelet Rich Plasma and Adipose-Derived MesenchymalStem Cells for the Treatment of Intra articular Pathology of the Knee, Hip and Shoulder

Journal Article Journal of Embryology & Stem Cell Research · October 22, 2019 Introduction:Intraarticular injections of platelet rich plasma (PRP) and adipose-derived mesenchymalstem cells (AD-MSCs) have individually shown potential benefit in the treatment of intraarticular pathology of the knee, hip and shoulder. ... Link to item Cite

Evaluation of a Standardized Cardiac Athletic Screening for National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Athletes.

Journal Article West J Emerg Med · August 14, 2019 INTRODUCTION: Sudden cardiac death is a rare cause of death in young athletes. Current screening techniques include history and physical exam (H and P), with or without an electrocardiogram (ECG). Adding point of care cardiac ultrasound has demonstrated be ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Ultrasound Evaluation and Surgical Excision of a Fabella Causing Peroneal Neuropathy in a Track Athlete

Journal Article Case Reports in Orthopedics · December 30, 2018 Background. There are multiple causes of posterior knee pain and radicular symptoms. A symptomatic fabella is a rare cause but should be considered in the differential diagnosis. Purpose. Physic ... Full text Cite

Infrared Thermography: Not a Valid Method to Track Changes in Core Temperature in Exercising Athletes

Journal Article The Duke Orthopaedic Journal · June 2017 ABSTRACTPurpose:Field measurement of core temperature typically requires rectal or other invasive, expensive core temperature methods. Infrared (IR) thermography uses a handheld camera ... Full text Cite

Interposition Dermal Matrix Xenografts: A Successful Alternative to Traditional Treatment of Massive Rotator Cuff Tears.

Journal Article Am J Sports Med · May 2017 BACKGROUND: Management of massive rotator cuff tears in shoulders without glenohumeral arthritis remains problematic for surgeons. Repairs of massive rotator cuff tears have failure rates of 20% to 94% at 1 to 2 years postoperatively as demonstrated with a ... Full text Link to item Cite

Musculoskeletal ultrasound of the wrist

Journal Article Up to Date online publication · October 2016 Cite

Economic Analysis of Accuracy and Cost of Ultrasound-guided Intrarticular Hip Injections

Journal Article The Duke Orthopaedic Journal, Jaypee Journals · July 2015 Full text Cite

Evaluation of the Adult with Acute Wrist Pain

Journal Article Up to Date Online publication · April 2015 Cite

Medicolegal aspects of sports medicine.

Journal Article Prim Care · June 2013 Legal issues in sports medicine are rapidly developing and establishing an important body of jurisprudence that defines the legal rights and duties of all those involved with protecting the health and safety of athletes. The law makes important distinction ... Full text Link to item Cite

Massive or 2-tendon rotator cuff tears in active patients with minimal glenohumeral arthritis: clinical and radiographic outcomes of reconstruction using dermal tissue matrix xenograft.

Journal Article Am J Sports Med · April 2013 BACKGROUND: The management of irreparable massive or full-thickness 2-tendon rotator cuff tears in active patients with minimal glenohumeral arthritis remains a difficult challenge for the treating surgeon. Many different treatment options, with varied suc ... Full text Link to item Cite

Anteromedial subtalar dislocation.

Journal Article BMJ Case Rep · January 25, 2013 Subtalar dislocation is the simultaneous dislocation of the talocalcaneal and talonavicular joints of the foot, typically caused by falls from heights, twisting leg injuries and motor vehicle accidents. The dislocation can occur medially, lateral, anterior ... Full text Link to item Cite

Cell-based versus corticosteroid injections for knee pain in osteoarthritis: a randomized phase 3 trial.

Journal Article Nat Med · December 2023 Various types of cellular injection have become a popular and costly treatment option for patients with knee osteoarthritis despite a paucity of literature establishing relative efficacy to each other or corticosteroid injections. Here we aimed to identify ... Full text Link to item Cite

Ultrasound Evaluation of Knee Osteoarthritis

Journal Article Cureus · May 18, 2023 Full text Cite

Uncommon Cause of Unilateral Leg Pain in a Collegiate Athlete

Journal Article Journal of Medical – Clinical Research & Reviews · December 28, 2020 Full text Cite

Correlation Established between Body Fat Percentages and Core Temperature Changes in NCAA Division I Athletes

Journal Article Journal of Medical – Clinical Research & Reviews · February 28, 2020 Full text Cite

Ethical and Medico-Legal Issues in Injury Management and Return to Sport in Basketball

Chapter · January 1, 2020 Unlike many traditional doctor–patient relationships, the sports medicine physician has a unique association with their patient due to the underlying team dynamic. This exclusive relationship is often termed the doctor–patient–team triad (NCAA 2014–2015 sp ... Full text Cite

Mid-Term Clinical Outcomes of Intraarticular Injection of Platelet Rich Plasma and Adipose-Derived MesenchymalStem Cells for the Treatment of Intra articular Pathology of the Knee, Hip and Shoulder

Journal Article Journal of Embryology & Stem Cell Research · October 22, 2019 Introduction:Intraarticular injections of platelet rich plasma (PRP) and adipose-derived mesenchymalstem cells (AD-MSCs) have individually shown potential benefit in the treatment of intraarticular pathology of the knee, hip and shoulder. ... Link to item Cite

Evaluation of a Standardized Cardiac Athletic Screening for National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Athletes.

Journal Article West J Emerg Med · August 14, 2019 INTRODUCTION: Sudden cardiac death is a rare cause of death in young athletes. Current screening techniques include history and physical exam (H and P), with or without an electrocardiogram (ECG). Adding point of care cardiac ultrasound has demonstrated be ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Ultrasound Evaluation and Surgical Excision of a Fabella Causing Peroneal Neuropathy in a Track Athlete

Journal Article Case Reports in Orthopedics · December 30, 2018 Background. There are multiple causes of posterior knee pain and radicular symptoms. A symptomatic fabella is a rare cause but should be considered in the differential diagnosis. Purpose. Physic ... Full text Cite

Infrared Thermography: Not a Valid Method to Track Changes in Core Temperature in Exercising Athletes

Journal Article The Duke Orthopaedic Journal · June 2017 ABSTRACTPurpose:Field measurement of core temperature typically requires rectal or other invasive, expensive core temperature methods. Infrared (IR) thermography uses a handheld camera ... Full text Cite

Interposition Dermal Matrix Xenografts: A Successful Alternative to Traditional Treatment of Massive Rotator Cuff Tears.

Journal Article Am J Sports Med · May 2017 BACKGROUND: Management of massive rotator cuff tears in shoulders without glenohumeral arthritis remains problematic for surgeons. Repairs of massive rotator cuff tears have failure rates of 20% to 94% at 1 to 2 years postoperatively as demonstrated with a ... Full text Link to item Cite

Musculoskeletal ultrasound of the wrist

Journal Article Up to Date online publication · October 2016 Cite

Economic Analysis of Accuracy and Cost of Ultrasound-guided Intrarticular Hip Injections

Journal Article The Duke Orthopaedic Journal, Jaypee Journals · July 2015 Full text Cite

Evaluation of the Adult with Acute Wrist Pain

Journal Article Up to Date Online publication · April 2015 Cite

Medicolegal aspects of sports medicine.

Journal Article Prim Care · June 2013 Legal issues in sports medicine are rapidly developing and establishing an important body of jurisprudence that defines the legal rights and duties of all those involved with protecting the health and safety of athletes. The law makes important distinction ... Full text Link to item Cite

Massive or 2-tendon rotator cuff tears in active patients with minimal glenohumeral arthritis: clinical and radiographic outcomes of reconstruction using dermal tissue matrix xenograft.

Journal Article Am J Sports Med · April 2013 BACKGROUND: The management of irreparable massive or full-thickness 2-tendon rotator cuff tears in active patients with minimal glenohumeral arthritis remains a difficult challenge for the treating surgeon. Many different treatment options, with varied suc ... Full text Link to item Cite

Anteromedial subtalar dislocation.

Journal Article BMJ Case Rep · January 25, 2013 Subtalar dislocation is the simultaneous dislocation of the talocalcaneal and talonavicular joints of the foot, typically caused by falls from heights, twisting leg injuries and motor vehicle accidents. The dislocation can occur medially, lateral, anterior ... Full text Link to item Cite

Anatomy and Basic Biomechanics of the Wrist

Journal Article Up to Date Online Publication · September 2012 Cite

Chronic Wrist Pain

Journal Article Up to Date online Publication · September 2012 Cite

Thrombosis, deep vein (DVT)

Chapter · March 28, 2012 Cite

Fracture, mandibular

Chapter · March 28, 2012 Cite

Dermal tissue allograft for the repair of massive irreparable rotator cuff tears.

Journal Article Am J Sports Med · January 2012 BACKGROUND: Massive irreparable rotator cuff tears in patients without advanced glenohumeral arthritis can pose a challenge to surgeons. Numerous management strategies have been utilized, and studies have shown varied results with regard to shoulder pain, ... Full text Link to item Cite

Carpal contusions in an elite platform diver.

Journal Article BMJ Case Rep · March 1, 2011 Wrist and hand injuries are common in elite divers, as all correctly performed dives end with a head first entry into the water with the hands extended above the head. This case presentation was an Olympic level diver with 3 months of persistent dorsal wri ... Full text Link to item Cite

Dorsal wrist mass: the carpal boss.

Journal Article BMJ Case Rep · February 23, 2011 The carpal boss is an osseous overgrowth that is occasionally mistaken for a ganglion cyst. This report highlights the case a 36-year-old patient who was originally diagnosed by his primary care physician with a ganglion cyst and was sent to an orthopaedis ... Full text Link to item Cite

Cramping

Chapter · November 2010 Cite

Sunburn and Skin Cancer

Chapter · November 2010 Cite

Electrolyte Replacement Strips and Their Effect On Performance and Cramping: A Survey Study

Journal Article Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine · March 2008 Cite

Deep Venous Thrombosis

Chapter · 2008 Cite

Gastrointestinal infections in the traveling athlete.

Journal Article Curr Sports Med Rep · April 2007 Because athletes travel to competitions all over the world, sports medicine providers need to be able to diagnose and treat gastrointestinal infections. Traveler's diarrhea (TD) is by far the most common gastrointestinal illness. TD is a self-limited condi ... Full text Link to item Cite

Medicolegal issues in sports medicine.

Journal Article Clin Orthop Relat Res · April 2005 This article reviews medicolegal issues in sports medicine. Nonmusculoskeletal medical conditions discussed include cardiac abnormalities, heat illness, and concussion in the athlete. Musculoskeletal injuries with the greatest potential for litigation, kne ... Full text Link to item Cite

The Health Benefits of Tai Chi

Other American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians News Cite