News tagged with orthopedic surgeons
Because many physicians are unaware of nerve transfer surgery, some patients suffer long-term impairment from nerve injuries that could have been fixed.
Surgery Aug 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- The potential dangers of trampolines were highlighted recently when professional baseball player Joba Chamberlain suffered a career-threatening ankle injury while jumping on a trampoline with ...
Health Apr 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study has demonstrated that a procedure wherein healthy cartilage is transplanted to fix an area of damaged cartilage (osteoarticular cartilage transplantation or OATS procedure) is superior to the standard of care ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Feb 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Patients who have their anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructed by surgeons who have performed less than 60 surgeries are roughly four to five times more likely to undergo a subsequent ACL reconstruction, according ...
Other Feb 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A study of more than 800,000 young adults found that obesity and height increased the risk of having low back pain.
Health Nov 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Spine surgery patients who got a bone growth stimulating agent as part of a clinical trial were three to five times more likely to develop cancer two to three years after being implanted with the product, according to a new ...
Cancer Nov 04, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
An analysis of financial payments made by orthopedic device manufacturers to orthopedic surgeons shows that the patterns of payments from 2007 to 2010 appear to be complex with a reduction in the total number of payments ...
Other Oct 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- A bit of creativity never hurts, especially when it comes to solving health problems in developing countries.
Health Sep 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Generally healthy patients who undergo total hip replacement (THR) can be fast tracked to be discharged in two days compared with the standard three to six days, according to a new study by researchers at Hospital for Special ...
Other Jul 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Getting acclimated to the heat now, before two-a-days begin in August, will help football players avoid cramps, dehydration and other potentially serious injuries that could put a damper on the upcoming season.
Health May 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
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