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2011-11-17 03:23:59

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Board of Directors has recently approved and released an evidence-based clinical practice guideline (CPG) on "The Treatment of Supracondylar Humerus Fractures."

2011-02-28 08:41:34

It sounds like science-fiction, but one researcher has used new technology that may someday allow patients with a prosthetic arm to move their limb by thought alone.

2011-02-20 21:20:35

Despite known risks and outcomes of the common elbow procedure known as Tommy John surgery, parents, coaches and players still have incorrect assumptions regarding player performance.

2010-12-20 18:48:59

Training and ergonomic advice are more effective than anti-inflammatory drugs and cortisone injections in treating tennis elbow, and give fewer side effects.

2010-10-16 10:21:00

ROSEMONT, Ill., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Vikings' quarterback Brett Favre's record hangs in the balance as he suffers from a degenerative elbow injury that affects his accuracy and forced him to miss practice earlier this week leading up to Sunday's game against the Dallas Cowboys.

2010-10-04 22:52:13

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 University Medical Center.

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.

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.

2010-03-10 08:51:04

Orthopedic surgeons focus on new ways to protect young baseball players' arms.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.