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2014-04-23 16:30:51

Designed to make for a simplified operating room experience, this new system includes both plates and nails that share the same instrumentation and screws. HILLSBORO, Ore., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The new Acumed Polarus 3 Solution incorporates both plate and nail implants into a single system for the surgical repair of proximal humerus fractures. Unlike multiple repair systems for plates or nails, the Acumed Polarus 3 Solution is a single system with multiple implants...

2014-04-07 15:56:42

Study shows that prevalent ankle fractures are associated with low areal BMD and bone microstructural alterations in postmenopausal women A study by researchers at the University of Geneva concludes that prevalent ankle fractures should be considered as osteoporotic fractures and taken into account in fracture-risk assessment. The research was presented at the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases in Seville, Spain. After vertebral fractures,...

2014-04-07 13:14:19

If you are a middle-aged African-American or Asian woman, your social class may play a significant role in how likely you are to suffer bone fractures, a UCLA-led study suggests. The study, published in the current issue of Osteoporosis International, is unique in that it followed Asian, African-American and white women for a period of nine years during mid-life; most previous studies on socioeconomic status and osteoporosis risk had focused solely on older white women and often had not...

2014-03-28 16:22:27

Learn how orthopaedic foot and ankle specialists manage common injury ROSEMONT, Ill., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many people associate ankle fractures with sports, but you don't have to be an athlete to develop a serious ankle injury. Ankle fractures, in which there is a partial or complete break in a bone, can happen to anyone. People can break an ankle after a fall, car accident or twisting injury. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130814/DC64237LOGO Some...

2014-03-26 23:26:42

Steven W. Meier, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at La Peer Health Systems discusses Kobe Bryant’s knee injury and why it will keep him on the sidelines until the fall. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 The Los Angeles Lakers’ recently announced that one of their star players, Kobe Bryant, will be sitting out the rest of the 2013-2014 season after injuring his knee. While the team originally thought he may return in February, the Lakers have now decided to give him the remainder of...

2014-02-19 12:59:47

Among patients who had completed standard rehabilitation after hip fracture, the use of a home exercise program that included exercises such as standing from a chair or climbing a step resulted in improved physical function, according to a study in the February 19 issue of JAMA. More than 250,000 people in the United States fracture their hip each year, with many experiencing severe long-term consequences. "Two years after a hip fracture, more than half of men and 39 percent of women are...

2014-02-10 16:26:27

Study authors urge parents to keep kids active and strengthen bones early ROSEMONT, Ill., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pediatric obesity is currently an epidemic, with the prevalence having quadruped over the last 25 years. Children diagnosed with obesity can be at risk for various long-term health issues and may be putting their musculoskeletal system at risk. According to new research in the February issue of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS), obese children who...

2014-01-13 23:25:57

A Georgia woman has been identified as the plaintiff in a Skechers lawsuit recently filed by Wright & Schulte. This case alleges that the plaintiff broke multiple bones in her left ankle and leg due to the unstable design of Shape-Ups. (PRWEB) January 12, 2014 A Georgia woman has been identified as the plaintiff in a Skechers lawsuit claim recently filed by Wright & Schulte. This case alleges that the plaintiff broke multiple bones in her left ankle and leg due to the unstable...

2014-01-12 23:01:32

The Firm is representing plaintiffs in Fosamax lawsuits that allege use of the drug caused patients to sustain painful and debilitating femur fractures New York, NY (PRWEB) January 12, 2014 Thousands of Fosamax lawsuits (http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/fosamax/Fosamax-Femur-Fracture-Lawsuits.html) filed on behalf of women who sustained femur fractures, allegedly due to their use of the medication, continue to move forward in state and federal courts throughout the country,...

2014-01-12 23:00:22

A Georgia woman has been identified as the plaintiff in a Skechers lawsuit recently filed by Wright & Schulte. This case alleges that the plaintiff broke multiple bones in her left ankle and leg due to the unstable design of Shape-Ups. (PRWEB) January 12, 2014 A Georgia woman has been identified as the plaintiff in a Skechers lawsuit claim recently filed by Wright & Schulte. This case alleges that the plaintiff broke multiple bones in her left ankle and leg due to the unstable...