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2014-01-07 16:25:33

FRANKLIN, Mass., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthrosurface Incorporated (www.arthrosurface.com), a developer of less-invasive joint restoration systems, performed its first motion preserving metatarsal resurfacing procedure in the US during January of 2005. The Company's implant utilizes innovative patient-matched surface geometries which allow the toe joint to be restored to its native curvatures. The implant provides dorsal surface coverage to help prevent osteophyte formation,...

2013-10-15 23:35:25

According to Alan Berman, DPM, of Somers Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Group, PLLC, many patients don’t like to complain and think they can outwait the problem of big toe joint pain, but seeking professional advice and treatment is the right approach. There’s simply no need to suffer in silence. Carmel, NY (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Never underestimate the power of a little joint to cause big problems. But that’s what can happen to senior citizens suffering from big toe...

2008-09-25 15:00:56

FRANKLIN, Mass., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthrosurface, Inc. (http://www.arthrosurface.com/), the developer of less-invasive joint resurfacing systems, announced that its HemiCAP(R) toe hemiarthroplasty product is now approved for reimbursement by Aetna and other major insurance carriers. "We are very pleased that Aetna has responded to surgeon and patient requests, as well as our own appeal submission, to review and update their coverage policy for these patients that have been facing...


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