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2011-09-07 19:36:47

Treatment options for stiff and painful shoulders caused by adhesive capsulitis Adhesive capsulitis, sometimes described as “frozen shoulder,” is a condition where the connective tissue around the shoulder joint becomes chronically inflamed, causing thickening and tightening in the affected joint. Diagnosing adhesive capsulitis can be difficult because its symptoms–restricted movement and considerable pain–are similar to a variety of shoulder-related musculoskeletal...

2011-08-16 13:30:00

WEST BURLINGTON, Iowa, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Orthopedic surgeon L. Nathan Gause, M.D., has joined Great River Orthopedic Specialists. Dr. Gause specializes in treating problems of the foot and ankle. He will begin seeing patients Wednesday, Aug. 17, at the clinic's offices on Great River Medical Center's campus. Dr. Gause joins orthopedic surgeons Theron Jameson, D.O., Jerry Jochims, M.D., Christopher Dupuis, M.D., Atiba Jackson, M.D., and physician assistant Brad Allar, P.A.-C.,...

2011-08-03 00:00:30

KFx Medical files patent infringement lawsuit against Arthrex. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 02, 2011 KFx Medical Corporation (http://www.kfxmedical.com), a San Diego based medical devices company that develops and manufactures soft tissue fixation implants and bone anchors used in orthopedic surgeries and sports medicine procedures (including those procedures performed on overhead athletes such as baseball players), announced today that it filed a patent infringement lawsuit in the United...

2011-07-23 00:00:41

Recently Dr. Kaixuan Liu spoke about some of the new advances in spinal surgery an how they can seem like a dream come true. Dr. Liu explains how many patients are confused by the various claims: "Minimally invasive" surgery sounds great, but what, exactly, does it involve? Edison, NJ (PRWEB) July 22, 2011 To anyone suffering from chronic back pain, new advances in spinal surgery can seem like a dream come true. But many patients are confused by the various claims: "Minimally invasive"...

2011-07-16 00:00:37

Dr. Longobardi to lead the Orthopedic Surgery Department at the new Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center in Secaucus, New Jersey. Secaucus, NJ (PRWEB) July 15, 2011 Raphael S. F. Longobardi, MD, FAAOS has been named Chairman of the Orthopedic Surgery Department at the new Meadowlands Hospital and Medical Center (MHMC). As the new Chairman of the Department, Dr. Longobardi will lead and implement a vision for the newly structured orthopedic department. "Developing a vision for the...

2011-07-12 00:00:55

New "Mini Knee" Replacement Less Invasive, Spares Bone, Results in Faster Recovery Using RIO Robotic Arm Interactive Orthopedic System Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) July 11, 2011 Marc W. Hungerford, M.D., Director of Joint Replacement and Reconstruction at Mercy Medical Center, has begun performing MAKOplasty Partial Knee Resurfacing using the RIO Robotic Arm Interactive Orthopedic System. Dr. Hungerford, a board certified orthopedic surgeon, is the first in the State of Maryland to offer this...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'