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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.
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.
New study finds early surgical treatment improves level of recovery in both function and strength
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).
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...
Elbow or forearm pain from tennis or other activities -- tennis elbow -- may be eased with a specific exercise, U.S.
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.
Researchers have reported a new modern-day illness that may affect people who habitually talk on their cell phones for long periods of time.
U.S. researchers said on Tuesday that a new type of surgery might give amputees better control over their artificial arms, allowing them to point a finger, grasp a baseball bat or even give someone a pinch.
The British rock band Coldplay and singer Duffy each earned four nominations for Brit Awards, organizers in London said.