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2014-07-10 23:08:41

Los Angeles orthopedic surgeon Dr. Eric Millstein comments on study linking walking to a decreased risk of osteoarthritis limitations. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 According to a new study published in the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) journal, taking 6,000 steps a day keeps mobility limitations at bay for patients suffering from osteoarthritis. Nearly 27 million Americans aged 25 and older are diagnosed with osteoarthritis, and 80% of these patients have some...

2014-07-08 10:15:27

University of Oxford Partial knee replacement surgery is safer than total knee replacement, according to a new study published in The Lancet today (July 8). A team of researchers from the University of Oxford, funded by Arthritis Research UK and the Royal College of Surgeons, found that: Although the risk of life-threatening complications from knee replacement surgery is very small, people who undergo total knee replacement are four times more likely to die in the first month after...

2014-07-07 15:58:52

European League Against Rheumatism Early detection could help prevent severe disease in the most common form of arthritis The results of a study presented today at the European League Against Rheumatism Annual Congress (EULAR 2014) identify a correlation between the presence of biomarkers in the blood, known as micro RNAs (miRNAs), and the development of severe osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee or hip joint. The findings suggest that miRNAs may be used as biomarkers to predict severe OA...

2014-06-17 23:12:32

Earning exponential growth for their luxurious and affordable orthopedic surgical programs, partners of VisitandCare.com have seen a 60 percent increase in U.S. patients traveling to Turkey for orthopedic surgery over the past 3 years. The clinics are dedicated to providing advanced care — an invaluable component for successful outcomes. New York City, NY (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Earning exponential growth for their luxurious and affordable orthopedic surgical programs, partners of...

2014-06-09 12:29:12

LONDON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Japanese Market for Orthopedic Large Joint Reconstruction Deviceshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/orthopaedic/japanese_market_orthopedic_large_joint_reconstruction_devices.html The Japanese orthopedic large joint reconstruction device market is expected to exceed $2.3 billion over the 2012-2019 forecast period. The orthopedic large joint reconstruction device market...

2014-06-09 12:29:06

LONDON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Chinese Market for Orthopedic Large Joint Reconstruction Deviceshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/orthopaedic/chinese_market_orthopedic_large_joint_reconstruction_devices.html Ambulatory infusion pumps were a critical addition to the infusion therapy market, as they allowed patients to be more mobile during therapy sessions. These devices were usually battery-powered...

2014-05-30 23:16:11

Dr. Michael J. McDermott has recently begun offering reverse total shoulder replacement surgery for eligible patients, resulting in excellent patient outcomes. Dr. McDermott is excited to bring this advanced surgical procedure to his patients in Santa Rosa. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Reverse total shoulder replacement is an alternative procedure to conventional total shoulder replacement surgery that has been gaining support from data and orthopedic surgeons in recent years. The...

2014-05-28 23:01:39

Steven W. Meier, MD, a surgeon at La Peer Health Systems in Los Angeles, is now offering a variety of procedures to help preserve the body’s natural joints and delay the need for joint replacement surgery. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Over time, our joints can degenerate. Whether due to injury, or the natural wear-and-tear of age, few people over the age of 20 have perfectly functioning joints. Sometimes, as time goes on, arthritis may develop, and unfortunately, may progress...

2014-05-22 08:25:18

Getting Back to Giving Back campaign celebrates and shares the inspirational stories of those who have had joint replacement and returned to helping causes that bring hope and relief to those in need WARSAW, Ind., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Mike "Coach K" Krzyzewski and DePuy Synthes Joint Reconstruction* launched Getting Back to Giving Back, an educational and philanthropic campaign that celebrates and shares the stories of individuals who are able to continue to actively...

2014-05-21 08:29:33

2014 marks practice's 80th anniversary CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Orthopedic Specialists, located at 48 Doctors Park in Cape Girardeau, is celebrating its 80-year anniversary. Founded by R.A. Ritter Sr., M.D., grandfather of current Advanced Orthopedic Specialists surgeon R. August Ritter, III, M.D., in 1934, Advanced Orthopedic Specialists, formerly known as Orthopaedic Associates, began as a small group of local doctors treating primarily farm...


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