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2012-07-16 06:29:17

( Ivanhoe Newswire) — They run, they push and they Win! But for many athletes competing this summer, the sport could leave them with serious injuries. Now, a common, painful hip condition in elite athletes may be able to be repaired with an improved surgical technique. The labrum is a type of cartilage that surrounds the socket of ball-and-socket joints. Active athletes are at risk for labral tears because of the extremes of motion imposed by training and competition, but researchers...

2012-07-13 23:01:51

The Hand and Wrist Institute, founded by the premiere orthopedic hand specialist Los Angeles Dr. John Knight now offers treatment for rheumatoid arthritis. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 13, 2012 Rheumatoid arthritis is different from osteoarthritis. Though osteoarthritis attacks the joints, rheumatoid arthritis, or RA, affects many systems throughout the body. It´s an autoimmune disease, which means that the body´s immune system attacks its own cells. No one knows why the body...

2012-07-03 23:01:07

Shoulder impingement problems common from repetitive overhead motions. (PRWEB) July 03, 2012 As demonstrated by a number of competitors coming back from shoulder injuries at the U.S. Swimming Trials last week, proper technique and conditioning is important for swimmers, surfers and other summer athletes. Despite the year-round popularity of water sports in Santa Cruz, shoulder problems increase during summer months as more people swim and surf, according to Dr. Peter Reynolds of Santa...

2012-06-17 23:01:15

On Friday, April 13, renowned hand surgeon Dr. John T. Knight appeared on the CBS television show “The Doctors” along with one his patients. The surgeon discussed the common condition known as trigger finger. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) June 17, 2012 On Friday, April 13, renowned hand surgeon Dr. John T. Knight appeared on the CBS television show “The Doctors” along with one his patients. The surgeon discussed the common condition known as trigger finger. During the...

2012-06-04 23:02:11

Walker Recovers from Back, Neck and Pelvis Injuries to Vie for Gold in the London 2012 Olympic Games Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 04, 2012 DISC Sports & Spine Center (DISC) today released a story chronicling two-time World Champion and London 2012 hopeful Brad Walker on his journey to the London 2012 Olympic Games. The latest “Champion Care” athlete video being debuted by DISC, Walker´s story details his assent as the world´s best pole vaulter, North American...

2012-05-18 02:24:10

ZURICH, May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The new arthroscopy simulator ArthroS trains orthopedic surgeons for real patients - with a unique setup The Swiss company VirtaMed AG is launching ArthroS(TM), a new virtual reality training simulator for knee arthroscopy. Surgeons get the chance to practice different operations numerous times before actually performing them on live patients - just as pilots improve their skills on flight simulators. ArthroS(TM) is the first surgical...

2012-05-15 06:28:13

ROSEMONT, Ill., May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Below are highlights of new review articles appearing in the May 2012 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS), as well as the full table of contents. Each news highlight, and listed title in the table of contents, includes a link to the abstract. May 2012 JAAOS News Highlights Treatments for Idiopathic Toe Walking Based on Child's Age and Severity of Gait AbnormalityMost children develop a normal...

2012-04-26 06:26:04

VERNON HILLS, Ill., April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Richard Wolf Medical Instruments Corporation celebrates 40 years of developing revolutionary endoscopic instruments and minimally invasive solutions that spare patients the costs and recovery time associated with open surgery. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120426/CG95191LOGO) Richard Wolf endoscopes have transformed treatment options by allowing doctors to visualize and access elusive sites of disease or injury with fewer...

2012-04-20 06:21:36

Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Hot Topics ROSEMONT, Ill., April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Below are highlights of orthopaedic research studies appearing in the April 18th issue of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS), as well as the issue's full Table of Contents. For more information on these full articles, please contact Lauren Pearson Riley at pearson@aaos.org 847-384-4031 or Kayee Ip at ip@aaos.org or 847-384-4035. Study Looks at Orthopaedic Injuries Sustained...

2012-03-21 21:36:04

Below is a news summary of an orthopaedic research study appearing in the March 21, 2012 issue of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS), as well as the issues' full Table of Contents. A Structured, Independent Exercise Regimen Can Reduce the Need for Therapy Following Meniscus Surgery The treatment of meniscus tears in injured workers is associated with less favorable outcomes and higher utilization of clinical services. "Disability, Impairment, and Physical Therapy Utilization...