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Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery have identified a group of patients who may have increased difficulty for surgical treatment of a snapping psoas, a condition that usually develops because a teenager or young adult has a pelvis that grows faster than their psoas tendon.
Arthroscopic treatment of a common hip problem that leads to arthritis is successful in terms of restoring range of motion, according to results from a recent Hospital for Special Surgery study.
Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery have found that in comparison to open surgery, arthroscopic treatment of a common hip problem that leads to arthritis produces similar outcomes in terms of repairing structural problems in most patients.
In a first-of-its-kind study comparing human walking and running motions â€“ and whether the hips, knees or ankles are the most important power sources for these motions â€“ researchers at North Carolina State University show that the hips generate more of the power when people walk, but the ankles generate more of the power when humans run.
Fosamax®, a prescription osteoporosis drug for men and women has recently been linked by medical research, with weakened bones that can lead to spontaneous, low-energy bone breaks.
MCMURRAY, Pa., April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- StelKast is proud to announce the recent FDA 510(k) clearance of their new EXp(TM) Acetabular Liners. EXp(TM), a blend of antioxidant and highly cross-linked polyethylene technology was developed with the consulting support of Steven Kurtz, Ph.D.
CONCORD, Calif., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scranton Law Firm today announced that it has filed 10 new lawsuits on behalf of plaintiffs whose hips had been replaced with now-recalled DePuy ASR XL Acetabular Systems. The lawsuits were filed with the Los Angeles Superior Court.
AUSTIN, Texas, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vickie Barber and her husband, Andrew, filed suit today against DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. and Johnson & Johnson, Inc. seeking compensation for injuries caused by the failures of Vickie's two DePuy ASR XL Acetabular Hip Replacement Systems.
FORT WORTH, Texas, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --Katharina Anderson and her husband, Ronnie, filed suit today against DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. and Johnson & Johnson, Inc.
HOUSTON, March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Raylene Riha and her husband, Michael, filed suit today against DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. and Johnson & Johnson, Inc. seeking compensation for injuries caused by failures of Raylene's DePuy ASR XL Acetabular Hip Replacement Systems that have been recalled.