Latest Joint dislocation Stories

2014-07-11 23:05:34

College athletes experiencing in-season shoulder instability regularly return to play within one week of injury, but developed recurrent instability in 63% of cases, according to research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Annual Meeting. This latest information may help guide team physicians in providing the most optimal treatment plans for injured players. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 College athletes experiencing in-season shoulder...

2014-06-10 23:14:39

A Baltimore City jury awarded a Miller & Zois Client $5.2 million in a failure to diagnose ER case that lead to a below knee amputation. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 A unanimous jury in Baltimore City awarded a $5.2 million verdict for the Plaintiff in a medical negligence case on Friday, May 23, 2014. The case was brought by Kevin Tolson, Sr., a lifelong resident of Baltimore City, on behalf of himself. Mr. Tolson was represented by Laura G. Zois and Rodney M. Gaston of...

2012-04-30 09:12:11

The new standards, developed by a radiology resident at Brigham and Women's Hospital, will help ER radiologists diagnose secondary injuries in patients presenting with traumatic shoulder injuries Traumatic shoulder injuries that result in a patient visit to the ER often contain a secondary injury that can cause pain and discomfort in that part of the body after the primary injury has healed. By focusing on the primary injury, radiologists sometimes miss the secondary injury, which can...

2012-02-09 23:49:15

Radiation no longer required to detect common congenital birth defect Developmental dislocation (dysplasia) of the hip (DDH) is a common congenital condition in which a child's upper thighbone is dislocated from the hip socket. The condition can be present at birth or develop during a child's first year of life. Plain radiography (X-rays) has long been the gold standard screening modality for this condition in 6-month-old children, despite concerns over exposing very young children to...

2010-09-14 09:03:01

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- More than 4 million basketball-related injuries among children and adolescents between the ages of 5 and 19 were treated in emergency departments in the decade spanning 1997 to 2007. While the total of all injuries decreased 22 percent over the course of the study, which was conducted by researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children's Hospital, the average number of injuries per year (375,350) remained high. The study revealed that...

2010-03-01 17:40:00

Study Shows Majority of Injuries Occur During Sports and Recreational Activity ROSEMONT, Ill., March 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The shoulder joint is the most mobile joint in the body and consequently one of the most commonly dislocated joints. An article published in the March 2010 issue of The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) reveals that the majority of all shoulder dislocations occur during sports activities and young males are at a higher risk. The study also shows a high...

2009-02-02 09:00:00

New findings indicate that early surgery for acute shoulder dislocation may provide the best results ROSEMONT, Ill., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Each year approximately 45 million children and adolescents participate in organized athletics and that number is on the rise. Two types of shoulder injuries that occur in these young athletes appear to respond well to specialized orthopaedic care. According to a paper published in the February 2009 issue of The Journal of Bone and Joint...

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