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2014-07-24 23:13:48

Successful hip replacement relieves pain, restores overall function, and allows patients to return to normal activities. The anterior approach enables surgeons to perform the entire procedure without making a single incision to any muscles or tendons. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 332,000 total hip replacements are performed in the United States each year. Dr. Ehmer at Santa Rosa Orthopedics (SRO) is a board...

2013-10-29 11:55:50

Technique soothing, but linked to heightened risk of osteoarthritis and hip replacement in middle age A resurgence in the popularity of traditional swaddling has prompted fears of a rise in developmental hip problems in babies, which are now known to be linked to the technique, warns a pediatric orthopedic surgeon in the Archives of Disease in Childhood. The swaddling of infants used to be an almost universal practice, but fell out of favor in many parts of the world. But the...

2013-10-17 23:23:02

Wright & Schulte has filed another DePuy ASR hip implant lawsuit against DePuy Orthopaedics. This hip replacement lawsuit contends the plaintiff suffered from severe hip injuries due to the purportedly defective design of the ASR hip implant and that DePuy failed to warn the public about the significant failure rates of these devices. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 DePuy ASR Lawsuit News: Wright & Schulte’s product liability attorneys have recently filed a DePuy ASR hip...

2013-09-26 23:37:08

As an aid in pediatric hip management, Optec USA's Pediatric Mini-TLC Hip Abduction Brace offers a choice of either a unilateral or bilateral fabrication for a wide range of therapies. Highlighting infinite abduction-adduction along with flexion-extension adjustability, this prefabricated MPE brace features an adjustable pelvic band that allows for changes in pelvic circumference and hip development. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company...

2013-07-30 23:04:41

Parker Waichman LLP has filed a lawsuit alleging that Stryker’s Rejuvenate hip implant has caused serious injuries in a Tennessee woman. The Rejuvenate, which incorporates metal-on-metal components, was recalled last June because of a corrosion risk. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective medical devices, has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a Tennessee woman who alleges that her...

2013-07-24 23:02:13

Parker Waichman LLP has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a Florida man who was implanted with Stryker Rejuvenate hip. Allegedly, the device caused him serious injuries, as well as the need for potentially dangerous revision surgery. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective medical devices, has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a Florida man who alleges that his Stryker Rejuvenate hip implant...

2013-07-22 23:01:03

Parker Waichman LLP has filed a lawsuit alleging that the Stryker Rejuvenate Modular Hip Stem caused a Tennessee woman pain and injury, including metallosis, and the need for revision surgery. The lawsuit alleges that the Stryker Rejuvenate Modular Hip Stem’s design, which includes metal components, is defective and can release a toxic amount of metal ions. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims...

2013-06-07 23:19:20

SUPERPATH Hip Replacement Allows for Faster Recovery, Less Pain and a Return to Daily Activities without Restrictions Boynton Beach, Florida (PRWEB) June 07, 2013 Hip pain can disturb one´s quality of life making it difficult to enjoy an active lifestyle. Patients contemplating hip replacement surgery now have a new procedure to consider. The Bethesda Orthopaedic Institute is proud to offer the new SUPERPATH Hip Replacement. With this new total hip technique, the implant is built...

2012-10-25 04:00:07

According to Complaint, Plaintiff Suffered Two Dislocations Within a Month of Receiving a Metal-on-Metal DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implant in His Left Hip. Plaintiff Claims the Metal-on-Metal Pinnacle Hip Replacement Was Not Sufficiently Tested by the Defendants, and was Never Approved by the FDA as Being Safe or Effective for the Products´ Intended Purpose. Vandalia, Ohio (PRWEB) October 24, 2012 The leading law firm of Wright & Schulte LLC, which represents the victims of dangerous and...

2012-09-19 11:40:48

UI team learns thigh size is a reason why hip implants fail University of Iowa researchers have determined that thigh size in obese people is a reason their hip implants are more likely to fail. In a study, the team simulated hip dislocations as they occur in humans and determined that increased thigh girth creates hip instability in morbidly obese patients (those with a body mass index (BMI) greater than 40). The researchers propose that surgeons modify surgical procedures to minimize...


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