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2010-10-04 12:27:00

HACKENSACK, N.J., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- James C. Wittig, M.D. and colleagues will conduct a total of eight research presentations at the upcoming 96th Annual Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons and the 65th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Dr. Wittig, an orthopedic oncologist with extensive experience in performing limb-sparing surgeries, is Chief of the Division of Skin and Sarcoma Cancer of the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack...

2010-07-01 06:50:00

WEST ORANGE, N.J., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- For millions of players across the country tennis is a year-round sport, but as the weather turns warmer, people play more frequently. Indoors or out, at local courts or center court at Wimbledon, fitness is the key for tennis players to perform well and avoid injury. "Each year, thousands of recreational tennis players experience injuries ranging from overuse of the shoulder or elbow to injuries of the lower back, knees and ankles," explains...

2010-03-10 08:51:04

Orthopedic surgeons focus on new ways to protect young baseball players' arms Throwing arm injuries are on the rise in Little League and other youth baseball programs. After these injuries occur, many players are out for the season; others require surgery and must refrain from play for an even longer duration; still others sustain injuries so severe that they cause permanent damage and are unable to continue playing baseball. Three new studies presented today at the at the 2010 Annual Meeting...

2010-03-10 07:00:00

Orthopaedic surgeons focus on new ways to protect young baseball players' arms NEW ORLEANS, March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Throwing arm injuries are on the rise in Little League and other youth baseball programs. After these injuries occur, many players are out for the season; others require surgery and must refrain from play for an even longer duration; still others sustain injuries so severe that they cause permanent damage and are unable to continue playing baseball. Three new...

2010-03-08 07:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Ascension Orthopedics, Inc., a leader in orthopedic extremity implants, announces the international market launch of the PyroTITAN(TM) Humeral Resurfacing Arthroplasty System at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA, March 9-13, 2010. Designed to meet the unique soft tissue biocompatibility requirements of the shoulder joint, the PyroTITAN humeral resurfacing implant is the first commercially-available, human...

2010-03-03 13:36:15

New study finds early surgical treatment improves level of recovery in both function and strength ROSEMONT, IL -- People who suffer from injuries to the distal biceps tendon may benefit from earlier surgical intervention and new surgical techniques, according to a review article published in the March 2010 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS). Located in the front of the elbow, the distal biceps tendon attaches to the lower end of the biceps muscle, and...

2010-03-03 12:12:00

New study finds early surgical treatment improves level of recovery in both function and strength ROSEMONT, Ill., March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- People who suffer from injuries to the distal biceps tendon may benefit from earlier surgical intervention and new surgical techniques, according to a review article published in the March 2010 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS). Located in the front of the elbow, the distal biceps tendon attaches to...

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2009-08-03 15:02:00

Edinson Volquez, an All-Star pitcher for Cincinnati last season, will miss the rest this season and likely much of the next following Tommy John surgery Monday. The Reds said doctors performed the ligament-replacement operation after determining the right-hander had a torn ulnar collateral ligament in the elbow of his throwing arm that couldn't be fixed with the less intrusive arthroscopic surgery. Volquez likely will need a recovery period of 10-12 months. Volquez, who has been on the...

2009-07-20 00:51:48

Elbow or forearm pain from tennis or other activities -- tennis elbow -- may be eased with a specific exercise, U.S. doctors say. Lead author Timothy Tyler of the Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma in New York City says tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis pain, was alleviated by a simple bar and strengthening exercise. Compared to other treatments for tennis elbow such as cortisone injections or topical nitric oxide which require direct medical supervision and often...

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2009-07-11 11:50:08

People with pain in the elbow or forearm from playing sports or just from common everyday activities, might be able to use a simple bar and strengthening exercise to alleviate pain, say researchers who are presenting their study results at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Annual Meeting in Keystone, Colorado, July 9th-12th. Tennis elbow or lateral epicondylitis is a common condition effecting nearly three percent of the general population, not just those who play tennis....


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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