Latest Bone fracture Stories

2014-01-13 08:26:14

Sensible footwear and safe walking help avoid injury, says orthopaedic foot and ankle MD ROSEMONT, Ill., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With much of the country in the grip of a record-breaking winter, the risk of falls is very real. Snowy and icy conditions increase the number of sprains and fractures from falls, but there are things you can do to stay steady and upright when navigating winter sidewalks. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130814/DC64237LOGO) "It's...

2014-01-07 08:31:33

First NiTiNOL-based large joint fusion device reaches 100 implantations in limited launch ATLANTA, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MedShape, Inc., the industry leader in innovative shape memory orthopedic devices, today reported on the first wave of clinical outcomes in patients who have received the DynaNail(®) TTC Fusion System. To date during its targeted soft launch period, DynaNail has been successfully implanted in over 100 tibiotalocalcaneal (TTC) fusion procedures. Because the...

2013-12-30 16:21:21

Fracture Liaison Service Programs are the Solution to Reducing the Two Million Bone Breaks Caused by Osteoporosis Each Year. WASHINGTON, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) today announced a comprehensive Fracture Prevention Initiative in partnership with the National Bone Health Alliance (NBHA). Their goal is to provide a broad-based, best-practice model-of-care to reduce the nearly 80 percent post-fracture care gap. (Logo:...

2013-12-16 23:24:31

Latest government figures show 10 reports, including 8 fractures. Resource4thePeople’s national network of attorneys continue offer of free consultations to consumers involving allegations linked to FDA recall of DePuy diaphyseal sleeves. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivemedicaldevices/depuy-knee-sleeve-lawsuits.html Resource4thePeople today announced its reaction to the latest figures* reported by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

2013-11-29 23:25:32

Orthopedic Specialists of Seattle's Speaker Series a success in Seattle, WA. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 During the last quarter of 2013, the physicians of Orthopedic Specialists of Seattle (OSS) have been speaking to the community and the greater Seattle population, on orthopedic topics including Joint Replacement, Relief from Hand and Wrist Pain, and Relief from Foot and Ankle Pain at the Swedish Ballard Hospital campus. Dr. Ruhlman of OSS will be rounding out the Speaker...

2013-10-26 23:01:03

The Firm is currently offering free and confidential Fosamax lawsuit evaluations to individuals who may have suffered atypical femur fractures after long-term use of the medication. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 26, 2013 More than 2,900 cases have now been filed in a consolidated Fosamax lawsuit (http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/fosamax/Fosamax-Femur-Fracture-Lawsuits.html) litigation established in New Jersey’s Atlantic County Superior Court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports....

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